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Bilston’s committee work exceptionally hard to ensure the smooth running of the club. They meet on the first Wednesday of each month at the Bert Williams Pool.


Anyone can join committee after six months membership with the club. Please speak to the club chairman if you would be interested in joining the team.



Chairperson - Mark Jacques

Mark became the club's chairman in November 2016. His grandson, Harvey, swims within the junior development section of the club. Mark is very excited about the challenge of moving the club forwards and he aims to ensure that the excellent work that has been done over the past decade continues.


Vice Chairperson
Karl Brown
Karl Brown became the vice-chair in November 2016. Karl's two sons, James and Harry, swim in the junior performance and junior development squads respectively. Karl is keen to ensure that the club continues to move in the right direction in the coming years and he ls looking forward to working with Mark to ensure that this happens.
Committee Member/Life Member
Sylvia Wellings
Sylvia was one of the founding members of Bilston Swimming Club in 1964 and still sits on committee today. She is a former president of Staffordshire ASA (1997) and has recently finished her term as president of Bilston SC.
Club President
Gary Cattell
Gary has worked tirelessly in the club's thriving swimschool for many years and in recent years the club has been rewarded with some exceptional young talent. Few have given more to the club than Gary which is why he was an obvious candidate for president. He will serve a 3 year term from December 2014 to December 2017.
Valerie Thomas
Val has been the club’s secretary since 2011. One of her main roles is to liaise with Wolverhampton Leisure Services to ensure that communication between the club and the centre remains open and frequent.
Peter Trout
Although only agreeing to take the role for a few weeks whilst a new treasurer was found, Peter has now been the club’s treasurer for 20 years. His wife, Pauline, is also on committee and a club coach whilst his son Luke is now the Head Coach.
Swim School Co-Ordinator
June Hodges
June joined the club's committee in December 2014. Both of her children swim within the performance section of the club. June is now in charge of the club's swim school. June also maintains the club's facebook page.
Parent Liaison Officer
Lisa Pegg
Lisa joined the club's committee in Dec 2013, Her son, Cieran, trains in the senior performance group. Lisa is available to listen to parents issues on Monday, Tuesdays, Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays at training.

Louise Taylor

Louise joined the club committee late in 2016 and made an immediate impact by being the meet promoter at the clubs first ever level 4 time trial event. Her son, Zac, trains in the Junior Performance group. Lou is looking to help the running of the club in any way she can.


Neal Daly

Neal joined the club committee in 2016 and his son, Jake, currently trains in the junior performance group. Neal has recently become a qualified official and he hoping to help in any way he can on the committee.


David Gallagher

Dave joined the club committee in 2016 after having been at the club for 8 years as a swimmer and more recently a swimmer/coach. Dave hopes to being his experience of competitive swimming and coaching to the committee and will help to ensure the voice of the coaching staff is heard.


 John Howes

John joined the club committee in Nov 2016. His two children, Zak and Chloe, both swim with the club. John helps run the club desk on Tuesday and Friday evenings as well as doing various other jobs. He is keen to help move the club forwards in any way he can.



Jo Howes

Jo joined the club committee in Nov 2016. Jo also helps on the club desk on a Tuesday and Friday evening and she assists in various club events. She is looking forward to the challenge that being on the club committee will bring.