The Swimming Trust’s project to provide training for up to 20 young people to become swimming teachers and coaches in Hull has received a boost through a donation of £2,000 from the Hedley Foundation. Continue reading
Ian Thwaites was a successful swimmer, competing in finals at national championships until the age of 22. He spent 10 years working in investment banking, marketing and consultancy working with many of the UK’s biggest businesses and charities including Comic Relief, HSBC, Aviva and M&S and was a Director of Decode UK. In 2012 he founded Level Water, a national Paralympic legacy charity that shares many of its aims with the Swimming Trust.
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The Swimming Trust is able to offer 20 young adults in Hull the chance to gain nationally recognised qualifications and begin a career in sport by becoming a swimming teacher or coach.
The scheme has been set up with a £5,000 donation from Clive Barford Ltd, £2,000 from the Hedley Foundation and a Community Based Grant from Hull City Council.