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President: Paul Hindle

Vice President: Lesley Davies (Health & Safety, Welfare and Coaching)

Hon. Treasurer: Chris Eden

Hon. Secretary: (Unfilled)

Hon. Handicapper: Dave Warren

Captains of Swimming: Pip BennettNico Barber

Captain of Water Polo (Men):  Leon Estrella 

Captain of Water Polo (Women): Tracey Allen

Committee members: James Williams, Holly Campbell, Luane Sandrin Gauer, Elodie Marnat


Otter has a great history in British swimming and this is in no small part thanks to its members and past officers of the club.

CLUB RULES and Policies

All members should familiarise themselves with the club rules and policies. Contact your captains or committee representatives if you have any questions.

The Otter club rules can be viewed here.

The Otter Code of Conduct is available here.

The Otter Policy on Safeguarding and Child Welfare can be viewed here.

Further information for members and parents of under 18’s concerning Safeguarding and Child Welfare can be found here.


Club colours were first awarded in 1907 for Swimming and Water Polo Teams. This was followed by Diving and Ornamental Swimming 1922, Water Polo and Swimming 2nd Team 1927,  Plunging 1936, Long Distance Swimming 1965, and most recently Masters swimming and Multi-sport in 1993. 

A full list of honoured members are detailed here.


Otter was formed in 1869. We are one of the oldest and most well-known swimming clubs in the country with a proud history. A detailed history of Otter Swimming Club, its activities, and many of its personalities can be read here.