We are incredibly lucky to work with some of the world’s best swim coaches. We work with our guest coaches on a selection of week long technique tours, UK based skills sessions.

Read more about our coaches below:


James GoddardWe are delighted to welcome three-time Olympic swimmer and three-time Commonwealth Champion James Goddard to the SwimQuest team.  James represented Great Britain in the Olympics, FINA world championships and European championships, and swam for England in the Commonwealth Games. You can join James on a SwimQuest holiday in Formentera, Mathraki, Greece or at one of our skills sessions.

cassandra patten

Cassie Patten Olympic SwimmerIn addition to winning bronze at the 2008 Beijing Olympics, Cassie is a double world silver medallist and cup winner and European Champion. She made history as the first swimmer in the world to both final in the pool and medal in the open water events at an Olympics, and is one of only nine British swimmers to have won Olympic medals in the last 20 years. We work closely with Cassie to allow swimmers of every ability to improve their confidence, speed and efficiency in open water. You can join Cassie on one of our UK based skills Skills Sessions.