Welcome to Swansea University Swimming Team!

The team caters for swimmers of varying abilities, from those who wish to train and race at a competitive level to those who wish to keep fit and be social. Our aim as a team is to provide a platform for everyone to enjoy their swimming, whether that means enabling swimmers to perform at national levels or revel in the social side of the sport.

In recent years the team has grown in size and strength enabling us to enter A, B and C teams competing in Divisions 1, 2 and 3 of the BUCS team championships respectively. We also send swimmers to both long and short course individual BUCS championships. 

Our swimmers now benefit from Swim Wales membership (£34) allowing members to compete in open meets throughout the year.



All performance swimmers are expected to arrive 15-20 minutes before sessions for pre-pool stretching.

  • Monday: 06:00-08:00. 20:00-22:00
  • Tuesday: 20:00-22:00
  • Wednesday: 06:00-08:00. 17:00-19:00
  • Thursday: 06:00-08:00. 20:00-22:00
  • Friday: 19:00-20:30
  • Saturday: 14:30-16:30 (every few weeks 09:00-11:00)


  • Monday: 20:00-21:30
  • Tuesday: 20:00-22:00
  • Wednesday: 13:30-15:00 
  • Thursday: 20:00-21:30
  • Friday: 19:00-20:30 
  • Saturday: 14:30-15:30
  • Sunday: 19:00-20:30


  • Monday: 20:00-21:00
  • Wednesday: 13:30-15:00
  • Thursday: 20:00-21:30

COMMITTEE 2018 - 2019:

Head coach: Hayley Baker. Assistant coach: Sam Jones.

Current Committee:

  • Men's Captain: Matt Ritchie 
  • Women's Captain: Abi White
  • Treasurer: Lauren Seymour
  • Social Sec: Peter Rogers
  • Social Sec: Georgia Smith
  • Media and Fundraising: Connor Acland

Committee from September 2019:


  • Chairperson: Jack Brown
  • Vice Chairperson: Denise Jones
  • Secretary: Jo Chrismas
  • Treasurer uni: Ross Taylor
  • Treasurer accounts: Verity Cook
  • Welfare officer: Charlotte Peters
  • Lead Team Manager: Ben Pannett
  • Head Coach: Hayley Baker
  • University representative: Steve Joel
  • Swim Wales representative: Stuart McNarry

University Committee Members:

  • Male Team Captain: Peter Rogers
  • Female Team Captain: Georgia Smith
  • Male Social Secretary: Adam Caravati-Pringle
  • Female social Secretary: Frankie Beddow
  • Social Media/ Fundraising: Nick Mitchell
  • Competition Secretary: Rob Duffy


As a team we pride ourselves on our tight nit family atmosphere and busy social calendar, with regular socials being held at our sponosor bar, peppermint, on Wednesday nights. Socials are a really great way for the whole team to bond outside of the pool and ensure a great time for everyone involved. As well as our standard Wednesday nights, we host a wide range of dry socials and fundraising/charity events through out the year. All our social events are organised by social secs Peter and Georgia.


Every student wishing to join the swim team must purchase sport swansea membership (£28) along with swimming team membership (£30) either at the freshers fayre or via Swansea students union website, in order to train and compete. Monthly training fees are different for each squad and our treasurer will notify you of these at the start of each month.


  • BUCS Division 1 finalists 2015/16-2016/17 (A team)
  • BUCS Division 3 finalists and promotion to Division 2 2016/17 (B Team)
  • BUCS Division 3 finalists and promotion to Division 2 2017-18 (C Team)
  • Varsity winners 2014/15 
  • Varsity winners 2015/16 
  • Varsity winners 2016/17 
  • Varsity winners 2017/18
  • Gold status within Sport Swansea


If you have any questions please contact us or our Head Coach, Hayley Baker via email: swimming@swansea.ac.uk


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  • Instagram: swanseauniswim 






Men’s Captain
Matthew Ritchie
Social Sec
Peter Rogers
Social Secretary
Georgia Smith
Lauren Seymour
Women’s Captain
Abigail White

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