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RTW Monson British championship triumph
11th August 2017

RTW Monson British championship triumph

RTW Monson took eight athletes to this year's British Championships held in Sheffield.Women's captain Annabel Guye-Johnson led the team with three...

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Our Coaches

We are fortunate to have a great coaching team; our Head Coach, Graham Bassi joined RTW Monson in 2017.  Graham is supported by Karen Bradbury, Della Clout, Wendy Dray and Connie Evans, as well as a number of experienced volunteer coaches and poolside helpers.   

Graham Bassi - Head Coach


Karen Bradbury - Academy Head Coach

Karen is an experienced ASA Level 2 coach and teacher with over 15 years  experience teaching and coaching a vast range of abilities.  Karen has also recently been the coach at Holmewood House Prep School as well as running Monson's Learn to Swim school    

Karen swam for Monson's Top Squad in her youth for about 7 years so is very pleased to be back at her old club in a coaching capacity.

To contact Karen directly please email:

female_silhouetteDella Clout - Learn to Swim Coach & Academy Coach

Della is a Level 2 coach and experienced swimming teacher who joined the coaching team in 2014, initially as a volunteer when her eldest child started swimming at Monson.  Having coached the Rookies squad on a Monday night, Della is now in charge of our Learn to Swim programme and also works closely with Karen Bradbury helping to coach the Academy squads.  

To contact Della directly please email:


Wendy Dray - Competitive Club Squad Coach

Wendy is a Level 2 Swimming Teacher and Level 2 Coach, and has worked with squads from Rookies up to Youth Elite before beco. She is also a British Swimming Official and is currently working towards Referee.

To contact Wendy directly please email:

connieConnie Evans

Connie has recently joined our coaching team, she is a Level 1coach and helps coach the Learn to Swim groups. Connie qualified as an ASA Level 2 Swimming Teacher in 2001 & has a lot of experience teaching at all levels, from babies to adults. She is also a Level 2 Badminton Coach, but has retired from playing competitively. Outside of swimming Connie loves coastal walking and quizzes.

To contact Connie directly please email:

female_silhouetteKatie Bowman - Learn to Swim Coach

Katie is a former member of RTW Monson and Monson Masters and has recently joined the coaching team to help coach the Learn to Swim section of the club.   

To contact Katie directly please email:

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