Richard is a highly qualified and experienced aquatic professional having coached at regional level Northern Ireland. He has completed over several years all of the Irish Long Distance Swimming Association swims from 500m to 17km and has also been an official North Channel Observer having ratified several solo and relay crossings from Scotland to N.Ireland.
Richard has also worked as a Swim Guide for SwimTrek in Greece, The British Lake District, and the river Thames.
WOWSA Certified Coach Level
Certified Coach Level 1
Type of Coaching
Learn to Swim
Couch to 1k
Racing 25k and under
Accreditation and Awards
Swim Ireland Licensed Level 2 Swimming Teacher, Swim Ireland Level 3 Club Coach, Swim Ireland Level 2 Open Water Swimming Coach and STA Level 2 Open Water Swimming Coach. RLSS National Pool Lifeguard Trainer/Assessor (Mentor), Postgraduate Diploma in Exercise, Sport & Leisure
Training Plans Offered
All aspects of open water swimming development from novices to advanced levels