Coaching Team

Meet our coaching team.  All coaches are Swim England qualified.  The welfare of our members is important to us all and coaches hold current safeguarding and DBS certification.

Andy Martin

Level 2 Coach

Carol Whittington

Level 1 Coach, Swimming Teacher, and Judge
(active towards Level 2)

Alan Bamber

Level 2 Swimming Teacher and Level 1 Coach

Alistair Hunter

Level 1 Coach

Emily Ellarby

Level 1 Coach

Mike Jarvis

Level 1 Coach

Young Volunteers

Our young volunteers are taking part in the Swim England Young Volunteers Programme which provides a pathway into coaching.  All young volunteers have been swimmers with Poynton Dippers and some still are.  They provide poolside support on a Saturday morning and at local galas.


Level 1 Teacher and
Poolside Support


Poolside Support


Poolside Support


Poolside Support


Poolside Support


Poolside Support


Poolside Support and Lifeguard


Our committee is made up of volunteers who hold a passion for the smooth running and operations of Poynton Dippers Swimming Club.  Many of our committee are parents of active swimmers at the club.  The club abides by its constitution, and operates within the Swim England's Code of Ethics.

Andy Martin

Head Coach, and
Workforce Coordinator

Alistair Hunter

Events Coordinator

Karen Nolan

Chairperson and
Club Secretary

Ian Archer

Membership Secretary

Joanne Jarvis


Mike Jarvis

Swim21 Coordinator


The safety of our members is of great importance to us.  The majority of our members are children.  We therefore ensure all our coaches have up to date DBS and Safeguarding certificates.  We implement the Swim England Wave Power policies on welfare.  We have a dedicated Welfare officer who has been specifically trained by Swim England for the role.

Rosa Archer

Welfare Officer

Emily Ellarby

Welfare Support

Club Volunteers

The club has a set of roles which sit outside the committee but just as vital in the running of the club.  Our volunteers give us their own time to perform key roles which is very much appreciated by all the members - thank you!

Donna Martin

Attendance Management

Paula Dodgson

Trophy Manager


Press Manager


Fund Raising & Sponsorship

Website manager

Ian Archer & Mike Jarvis

Want to get involved?

If you are interested in becoming involved with the running of Poynton Dippers Swimming Club please email our Club Secretary.