Lucy Fairbanks, Swimming Teacher & Assistant Coach

Lucy grew up in Shropshire and has been a competitive swimmer for ten years, nine of which have been with Shrewsbury ASC.  She has competed at Regional Championships every year since age 12 and has also taken part in Open Water Nationals twice.

Lucy is passionate about swimming and as well as wanting to better herself, she also wants to pass this passion on to the next generation of swimmers. As such, Lucy has been teaching the Development Squad since 2015. She is qualified to teach children with Special Educational Needs (SEN) and disabilities as well as able-bodied.

Lucy also teaches swimming with Total Swimming Ltd as well as with Speedo which takes her all over the country on their “Dive In” campaign.

Lucy is a volunteer coach with C Squad and an Assistant Coach with Wavelength. She is also able to deliver Aquatic Helper training to volunteers who wish to help the club in this way.

Lucy is an ASA qualified Level 2 Swimming Teacher and a Level 1 Coach. She is working towards Level 2 Swimming Coach and would like to also become an Open Water Coach in the future. She is also a qualified Pool Lifeguard (NPLQ).