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Former British Synchronised Swimmer swaps competing for coaching

9 February 2011

Former GB Synchronised swimmer Helen Morris will be sharing her experience and knowledge in a new role as she helps to spot and develop the athletes of the future in Portsmouth.

Morris has been appointed the Synchronised Swimming Development Coach for Portsmouth NorthSea Swimming Club and will be working with the existing synchro club in Portsmouth, Portsmouth Victoria Swimming Club.

Her role has two main aims: to impart her experience as a former International Synchro swimmer and increase the participation of the sport in the area by working with other local sports clubs and schools.

Morris, who trained at British Synchro’s High Performance Centre in Aldershot, said: “I am really excited about starting this role as I have enjoyed synchronised swimming as a swimmer and I would like to be able to bring this sport to more children by increasing the awareness of the sport”

“There are some really talented girls at the existing Portsmouth club who are really motivated to achieve big things, I hope to improve their training and give the girls at this club every opportunity to achieve success”

Morris will also be able to develop her own skills as a coach by working towards her next qualification – the UK Coaching Certificate Level 3.

Morris is the second Synchro Development Coach to take up their post after the ASA approved funding for six councils to employ full-time performance development coaches for the sport.

She follows the first appointment of Maria Shortman at Bristol City Council, who is working with the Synchro section at Bristol Central Swimming Club.

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