British Gas British Swimming's ITC Swansea is based at
the Wales National Pool Swansea (WNPS), adjoining Swansea
University's Sports Centre on campus. It offers the best possible
facilities, services and expertise to consolidate our high
performance base in Swansea. Read on to learn more.
BRITISH GAS ITC SWANSEA
Based at the Wales National Pool Swansea (WNPS), which adjoins
Swansea University's Sports Centre on campus, British Swimming's
ITC Swansea, supported by Swim Wales, offers the best possible
facilities, services and expertise to consolidate high performance
base in Swansea.
The ITC programme is driven by Head Coach Bud McAllister, who has
served as a British Swimming coach at Swansea since 2007 and during
his career to date has achieved World Records and Olympic
Working alongside Bud since September 2009, after he left his role
as Head Coach to Bournemouth SC and was appointed Assistant Coach
at the Swansea ITC, is Graham Bassi. Since beginning a career
as a professional coach in 1995 with Lincoln Vulcans Graham has
coached 12 international swimmers, including Olympians Lizzie
Simmonds and Kate Haywood.
The ITC Swansea programme includes a full range of sports science
and medicine support designed to meet all ITC athletes'
needs. Support services are provided at the pool centre and
adjoining university sports campus.
Core services include the support of a full-time, ITC-based
British Swimming Performance Scientist, Sports Massage Therapist,
Physiotherapist, Biomechanist, Sports Psychologist, Nutritionist
and sports medicine cover.