Our Coaches

We are fortunate to have a great coaching team; our Head Coach, Adam Naylor joined RTW Monson in 2020.  Adam is supported by Karen Bradbury, Della Clout, Katie Bowman, Richard Smith and Jan Annan. We are also lucky to have an experienced Learn to Swim roster of teachers as well as volunteer coaches and poolside helpers.   


Adam Naylor - Head Coach

Adam swam competitively to a senior national level, is an ASA level 2 swimming teacher, level 2 fitness instructor and Level 3 Senior Coach and has a wealth of knowledge in the leisure industry. Adam has a broad range of experience coaching numerous abilities from County, Regional, National and International and experience from being selected as for development coaching opportunities such as the Swim England Talent Pathway (past 12 years), Open Water Development days, International Camps, National Development Camps, National Event Camps and the Junior International Squad and DISE. Adam coaches Monson's top squad Performance 1.

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Karen Bradbury - Head of Age Group Swimming 

Karen is an experienced ASA Level 3 coach and teacher with over 17 years experience teaching and coaching a vast range of abilities.  Karen is also a coach and teacher at Holmewood House Prep School.  

Karen swam for Monson's Top Squad in her youth for about 7 years so is very pleased to be supporting her old club in a coaching capacity.

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Della Clout - Head of Rookies & Learn To Swim

Della is a Level 2 coach and experienced swimming teacher who joined the coaching team in 2014,  when her eldest child started swimming at Monson.  Della is now in charge of our Rookies Squad and also teaches on our swim school programme.

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Katie Bowman - Head of Development

Katie is a former member of RTW Monson and Monson Masters and joined the Monson team to help coach the Learn to Swim section of the club. Katie now looks after the Development and Age Development Squads. 

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Jan Annan - Junior Fitness


Jan completed her Level 2 Coaches course in 2022 and as well as her role as Chair is enjoying working with Junior Fitness and covering for many of the other squads.

Richard Smith - Youth Development


Head of Swimming at Walthamstow Hall and a Level 3 coach with a wealth of knowledge, Richard looks after our Youth Fitness Squad.

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