The election of the current committee took place at the club's AGM on 29th November 2021. 

As with every position held at the club, committee members are all volunteers adn their contribution is vital in running the club effectively.

There are currently several vacancies on our committee, as follows:

  Role description Estimated time commitment Further Information

The secretary is key to the smooth running of the Swimming Club. The person is responsible for organising the day-to-day activities of the club through liaising with pool providers, coaches and parents/swimmers; they act as the main point of contact for the club and liaise with other role members to ensure key tasks are complete. Duties also include arranging committee meetings.

The secretary is a member of the club's Executive Committee, alongside the Chairperson and the Treasurer.

Varies, but expected to average 2 hours per week Link to Club Secretary Role and Responsibilities
SwimMark Coordinator


We are proud of Derby Phoenix's SwimMark accreditation. This person will liaise with key club figures to assemble and submit our annual SwimMark Accreditation, with the work mainly carried out during February and March.

2 hours per week during February and March Link to SwimMark Coordinator Role and responsibilities


To research, review and manage the raising of vital funds for the Club, e.g. social events, family fundraising, sponsorship and takes the lead on developing opportunities for accessing grants and funding.

1 to 2 hours per week Link to Fundraising Officer Roles and Responsibilities
Club Volunteer Coordinator


Responsible for supporting all volunteers within a club, and most importantly, ensuring they have a meaningful and positive experience. The person promotes and records volunteering roles withing the club - poolside, coaching, judging, team manager at galas etc. and ensures volunteers receive the correct training.

1 hour per week Link to Club Volunteer Coordinator Role and Responsibilities


Please feel free to approach a member of the committee to discuss the roles above. 

Current committee members:

Chair - David Mead

President - Doug Whiltlam

Secretary - Lina Iankov (temporary, whilst seeking a permanent secretary)

Treasurer - Teodor Iankov

Welfare officer - Ali Whitlam

Coaches representative - Doug Whitlam

Swimmers representative - Gye Whitlam

Open meets coordinator - Bobby Howe

Media communications officer - Chris Sharratt

Swim shop coordinator - Sally Brindley


Membership secretary - Jane Pratt

Deputy welfare officer - Clare Coles