James Bailey – Academy Coordinator & Head Coach

• Level 1 and 2 qualified swim teacher

• MSc Earth Science 

• MSc Geographic Science 

• Durham University Half Palatinate 2019

Involved in competitive swimming for 12 years

• 50+ hours of volunteering in schools, masters squads and children’s lessons

• Former City of Cardiff Swimmer

• Twice competed internationally at Stuttgart

• Held City of Cardiff Closed Invitational meet 100m Backstroke record (2011-18)

• BUCS Nationals swimmer 2016-20

• Durham University Swimming Club Men’s Captain 2018-19

• Durham University Swimming Club S&C sec 2019-20