With over 14 years in the leisure industry working in various locations around the UK and France, Sarah has gained a wealth of knowledge in swimming, fitness and exercise ranging from total beginner through to competitive level and training for various events and competitions.
Coupled with over 12,000 hours of continuous practical swimming teaching and coaching experience and working alongside top swimming club coaches, FINA Officials, FINA Judges and Swim England / STA Learn to Swim teacher, Sarah has developed a clear step-by-step approach to stroke technique development to help swimmers achieve their goals, whether that is making a 25m length possible (without being out of breath at the end!) or helping others with their long-distance ambitions.
Sarah's passion for open water swimming was ignited in 2010 with the 1 mile event at 'The Great North' swim. Regularly taking part in various short events it wasn't until moving to the Scottish Highlands in 2016 and joining the local wild swimming group that Sarah started to explore longer events and bigger challenges, including supporting a friend complete the BLDSA Loch Lomond 39km swim in 2018.
In 2018, Sarah completed her first Marathon swim the BLDSA St.Mary’s Loch 6.5 miles. Then in 2019, completed the 1km event at the UK Ice Swimming Championships. Along with a 4 person BLDSA Loch Ness Relay and a 5 person CSA English Channel Relay!