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The Coaches

Assistant Coach (Level 2) - Pearse Reynolds

Assistant Coach (Level 1) - Deirdre Lowe
Assistant Coach (Level 1) - Niki Henson -

Assistant Coach (Level 1) - Patricia Cleary -

Chairperson: Deirdre Lowe

Assistant Chairperson: Michelle Flanagan 

Honorary Secretary: Jane O’Neill

Honorary Treasurer: Patricia Cleary

Assistant Treasurer: Loretta Fagan

P.R.O.: Niki Henson


Committee: Fergal Lynam, Edwina Connell, Denise Dolan, Barbara Quinn, Aisling Fitzgerald

Director of Swimming: Fergal Lynam Email:    

Coach: Johnny Powell (086) 8358750

Childrens Officers: Ted O’Brien (087) 2187553 Edwina Connell

Designated Person: Patricia Cleary (087 2596891)

Education Officer (Non Committee): Verona Smyth / Patricia Rusk


Club Captains:  Ross Moore Keane / Ella Powell

Club Vice-Captains:  Darragh Rusk / Eilidh Moore

Our Club Children’s Officers’ role is to liaise between the children and the committee of the club, ensuring that the children have a voice with regard to Club matters. The Club Children’s Officers are available to any child or swimmer if they have a problem or a concern.


Our Director of Swimming role is to act as an avenue of communication between Parents and Coaches. The aim of which is to provide support and work with Parents to determine their needs on behalf of the Swimmer and communicate their needs to the Coaches. Similarly, providing support and working with the Coaches to determine their needs for the Swimmers and communicate these needs to Parents.

Club Mission Statement

Athlone Swimming Club is dedicated to the promotion and encouragement of competitive swimming in an enjoyable and motivating atmosphere.

As competitors, our swimmers will strive towards excellence to achieve the best they can at their level of ability.

The club supports the values of fair play – respect for self, coaches, team mates and opponents.

Club Vision

Through the sport our swimmers will have an opportunity to develop healthy behaviours and a lifelong love of swimming.

Our swimmers will develop high self-esteem, responsibility and self-motivation.

Our swimmers will demonstrate teamwork, respect, trust, honesty and good sportsmanship.

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Our Coach

Johnny Powell
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