Coaching Team


Head Coach

Peter has been coaching swimming for the last 20 years. Starting as the age group coach in City of Belfast before being appointed Head Coach there in 2002.
Peter has enjoyed success at every level within swimming in Ireland with athletes that have broken numerous Junior and Senior Records as well as having coached athletes onto the following teams

2002, 2006, 2010 & 2014 Commonwealth Games,

2009 & 2015 Junior Commonwealths,

2015 European Youth Olympic Festival

2004, 2006, 2008, 2010 & 2016 European LC Championships

2004, 2008, 2009, 2014, 2015 & 2016 European Junior Championships

2005, 2007, 2009 World LC Championships

2009 & 2015 World Junior Championships

2017 World University Games

2008 Olympic Games.

Since taking over as Head Coach of Larne Swimming Club in 2014 Peter has worked to develop a program that emphasises a process driven approach to swimming rather than a results based approach.

Peter firmly believes that everyone has the potential to achieve whatever level of success they aspire to and is committed to helping every swimmer to that end.



Age Group/Youth Coach













Gary is a level 3 Swimming Coach who has been involved at every level of Larne Swimming Club for over 16 year. He has also spent time on the coaching staff in Ballymena and City of Belfast.

Over the years Gary has workedgeree with swimmers who have represented Ireland at the very top level internationally.

During this time Gary has been lead coach on many Swim Ulster training camps and competitions within Ireland and the UK.

Gary is very aware of the challenges and commitment required by both the swimmers and their parents in attaining their individual goals being the father of two swimmers including a multiple junior and senior record holder at Ulster and Irish level.


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