Master's Coach - Jeff Tibballs

His first job was as a lifeguard at the now filled in Baylis Lido. From there he was a teacher of swimming for The Billy Woods Swim School and also coached synchronised swimming for the Billy Woods Aquatic Arts Club for around 10 Years.
He got involved with coaching when his children started swimming in 1981.
As heI became more qualified (Prelim Coach, Club Coach) he was appointed assistant coach looking after one of the junior squads under the watchful eye of Brian Mcguiness who was Chief Coach at the time.
After a succession of coaches he became Chief Coach in 1989 through to 1992.
In 1992 he changed his full time employment and resigned his post as Chief Coach and took up the position of Masters coach.