Northwich Centurions Committtee is delighted to confirm the appointment of Chris Pugh as Head Coach for the Swimming Club

Below is a meet the coach brief of Chris’s experince

Chris Pugh


Name: – Chris Pugh

Previous Role(s):

Head coach city of Chester

Head coach Crewe flyers

Assistant coach warriors of Warrington

Assistant coach Aquabear off Rochdale


UKCC Level 3 Swimming Coaching Qualification

  • NVQ Recreational Sports and Allied Occupations
  • ASA swimming teacher
  • NRASTC qualification

Experience & Major Achievements:

(Swimming & Para-Swimming)

Member of GB Paralympic Swim Team Sydney 2000

  • Member of GB World Championships Team 2001,2005
  • Member of GB European Team 2002,2006
  • Silver medal winner Sydney 2000 4x100m freestyle relay
  • World Record holder 100m butterfly,200m butterfly,400m freestyle
  • 8 World gold medals 2001-2006
  • 1 World silver medals 2001-2006
  • 2 World bronze medals 2001-2006
  • 14 European gold medals 2001-2006
  • 4 European silver medals 2001-2006
  • 1 European bronze medal
  • Coach on GB Podium Potential Programme 2013
  • Coach on England path way phase one champs 2019

Coaching Philosophy: – getting a group of Children to train and compete together as a team, swim hard and reach their ultimate potential whilst having fun.

Top Tip(s) for coaches: – Never stop learning

Favourite Sports Team – Manchester City FC

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