Furniss & Spice To Steer Tighter, Faster GBR Ship

On the first morning of British trials for the World Championships, head coach Bill Furniss has sent out a clear message to the shoal: he intends to build a “smaller, tighter, performance-driven ship” with the aim of delivering Olympic medal; a return to the Sweetenham talent ID path is in the flow

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On the first morning of British trials for the World Championships, head coach Bill Furniss has sent out a clear message to the shoal: he intends to build a “smaller, tighter, performance-driven ship” with the aim of delivering Olympic medal; a return to the Sweetenham talent ID path is in the flow

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Paul Robbins

I think the strategy is absolutely spot on and it is about creating a winning culture rather than numbers. Unfortunately Bill Sweetemham was perceived by some in a negative light. His main strength, however, was that he did connect with grass roots coaches and swimmers who knew exactly where they stood.

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