Profile: Suzy Hegg
How long have you been coaching with the club?
What’s your favourite thing about coaching?
Seeing an improvement when giving tips on technique and seeing kids smile when they improve.
Why did you start coaching?
I wanted to pass on my knowledge and experience - plus generations of my family have coached at swimming clubs. I want to continue the tradition
What’s your sporting background?
I swam for Radcliffe Swimming Club as a child where we won Manchester and District Junior League for 3 years in a row. I also swam at Student Nationals when Ponds Forge opened in 1991. I have also competed nationally in Lifesaving. I used to be a goalie in Waterpolo. I now compete as a masters swimmer for Vulcans and Lincolnshire.
What’s your favourite stroke?
NOT backstroke. I won national bronze for 200m breast so I guess it should be breaststroke
What’s your favourite Drill?
Biondi drill - gets the timing right for ‘fly