Chris is a real swimmers swimmer - he lives and breathes the sport and is actively involved at every level - as coach, race organiser and competitor.
As a youngster Chris was selected to compete at an international level for both Great Britain and for England. Chris still competes today and in 2014 successfully competed at the World Masters Swim Championships in Canada. Chris achieved top 10 positions in all his pool and open water races, including three top 5 finishes.
An impressive background in coaching (which includes designing and implementing swim fitness programmes for Tri clubs, sports clubs and for individual athletes, as well as occupying various Head Swimming Coach posts) combined with a BSc in Sports Science means that Chris is superbly placed to advise on stroke analysis and correction for all levels of swimmer with the emphasis on enjoyment and remaining injury-free. He is Director of http://ucanswim.co.uk based in Chester, U.K. a coaching service for pool and open water swimmers of every ability.
Chris also spends much of his time open water swimming and has held several records and titles within the UK, including the arduous Champion of Champions race held in Dover, which he has won on two occasions.
"When I swim I think about my stroke all of the time - there's always something to improve on and I know that there is no single technique to fit all sizes or all conditions".