Winchester City Penguins Swimming Club (WCPSC) has announced Steve Greenfield as its new Head Coach. Steve is already in position having supported the club in an interim capacity following the departure of Kim Hill in April. Steve will lead all aspects of WCPSC’s swimming programme.
WCPSC CEO Mike Fisher said, “I am delighted that we have Steve on board for this exciting time in the club’s development. He is uniquely qualified tolead us to achieve our varied ambitions. With more than 1,000 swimmers of all ages in our teaching academy and squad programme, community events like the recent Primary Schools Gala and performance swimmers training to compete at National Championships, Steve is going to be a busy man.”
Amongst his coaching roles, Steve was formerly Head Coach at Basingstoke Bluefins for many years and led the club’s development into their new pool facility. He is an Amateur Swimming Association (ASA) level 3 coach and mentor of coaching talent. He co-authored the Swimming Coaching Level 2 text book for the ASA and is a high-level Masters swimmer.
Steve says, “I am delighted to be joining a club with such a combination of rich history and exciting prospects for the future. Winchester has plenty of swimming and coaching talent and the City Council has taken bold steps to ensure that aquatic provision will be at the heart of the City’s future sporting landscape. I look forward to working with the Club, Council and Community.”
“We are already working closely with Winchester University, Energise Me and Swim England to ensure that our swimming programme provides opportunity for all in the community and that our home-grown top swimming talent inspires the next generation of sporting success for Winchester!”