Senior Coach – Sarah Manuel
Sarah swam for Harbour Swim Club and was an original member of the club. Sarah was a member of the Bermuda National Squad and represented Bermuda at a number of meets in the Caribbean (Central American and Caribbean Amateur Swimming Confederation Championships and Caribbean Island Swimming Championships). On attending University, Sarah was a member of the University of Guelph swim team. She continues to swim for fitness and occasionally compete in masters swimming competitions.
1980s – completed the Bermuda Amateur Swimming Association’s Basic, Intermediate and Advanced Instructor Certification.
Early 1990s – completed the ASCA level 1, 2 and 3 coaching certification
A little more recently, in 2004 and 2005, completed courses that are part of the Coaching Association of Canada’s National Coaching Certification Program (courses included – designing a basic sport program; make ethical decisions; nutrition; planning a practice; teaching and learning; basic mental skills).
Started teaching swimming lessons for the Harbour Swim Club’s Summer Learn to Swim program in 1980.
Started coaching age group club swimmers in 1987 and now have 15 + years experience of coaching age group swimmers.
BSc. (honours) Biological Sciences , Post Graduate Certificate in Education, MSc. (zoology) ,PhD (Marine Biology)