Ben Higson

Ben Higson, Niamh Coyne Honored At 2018 Swim Ireland Awards

Swim Ireland recognized its best of the best at its 7th annual awards ceremony held on November 24th, with Ben Higson winning the Performance Pathway Coach of the Year honor.

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Ireland Hires John Szaranek as Head Coach of National Training Centre

Swim Ireland has announced John Szaranek as the new head coach of the National Centre (Limerick), making another coach borrowed by…

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2017 Swammy Award, National Development: Ireland

To see all of our 2017 Swammy Awards presented by TYR, click here.  2017 National Development Award: Ireland In 2016,…

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Beyond The Lane Lines: Sun Yang Defends Himself

Catch up on smaller stories from around the web in this week’s Beyond the Lane Lines, featuring Grant Hackett, Brooke Hanson and Sun Yang.

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Swim Ireland Announces 2017-18 National Squad

Swim Ireland has announced 45 athletes to our National Squad (Swimming) for the 2017-2018 season with specific cohorts of athletes identified – a Performance group (with an Olympic 2020 focus) and a Performance Pathway group (with an Olympic 2024 focus).

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Swim Ireland On Upward Trajectory Under Jon Rudd

Swim Ireland’s future has taken on a brighter shine as of late, with 3 of the nation’s elite swimmers making history over the summer.

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Duncan Scott Takes Home Team Scotland’s Male Athlete Of The Year

Two-time silver medalist at the 2016 Olympic Games, Duncan Scott, has been honored with Team Scotland’s ‘Male Athlete of the Year Award’.

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Olympic Finalist Aimee Willmott Now Calls University Of Stirling Home

After seeing her longtime National Senior Squad of the London Aquatics Centre Performance Programme (LACPP) abruptly cut, Olympian Aimee Willmott has found a new training home at the University of Stirling.

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Swim Ireland & Jon Rudd Snag Ben Higson Of Stirling As New Head Coach

Ben Higson of the University of Stirling will now be headed to Swim Ireland, taking on the role of National Senior Team Head Coach and Head Coach of the National Centre, Dublin.

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06/08/17 In Briefs: Penny’s Old Pool & Stirling Award Nominations

Read about the smaller swimming stories from around the globe in this edition of ‘In Briefs.’

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Stirling Coaching Duo Higson & Tigg Earn Another Accolade

Sitrling coaches Ben Higson and Steven Tigg recognized by Sports Scotland.

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Litchfield Is BUCS Sportsman Of Year, Loughborough & Stirling Honored

Check out the winners of this year’s BUCS Awards, including Max Litchfield from Sheffield.

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Bill Furniss Named Head Coach Of British Swimming’s Olympic Team

The National coaching staff will have a lot of flexibility and discretion on who, and how many, athletes to assign to the team.

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