Coaches’ Profiles

  • Eugene Chia

    Designation: Head Coach

    Eugene Chia joined Singapore Swimming Club on 8 December 2021.

    Education: Coach Eugene is an experienced NROC Level 3 coach and has a graduate diploma in Sports Coaching from University of Queensland.

    Experience: Coach Eugene has 16 years of coaching experience. His coaching experiences include time spent at the Singapore Swimming Association, Singapore Sports School and different swimming clubs.

    Throughout his career, he has coached swimmers that have won medals not only at the South-East Asian (SEA) age group level, but developed them into medal winners at the SEA Games. Swimmers under his guidance have also qualified for the Youth Olympic Games, Asian Games and the World Championships.

  • Zhang Chang Yan

    Designation: Section Head, Development & Competitive

    Coach Zhang joined the Club in November 2002 and was appointed Section Head of Development & Competitive Programme since September 2012.

    Education & Qualification: She graduated from Shanghai Institute of Physical Education majoring in Exercise and Training (China), She is also a Sports SG National Register of Coach and Swim safer Certified Coach. 

    Experience: She started coaching in 1998 and has since been coaching different levels of age group swimmers in competitive programme. She coached Jing De Zhen Physical Education Bureau Swimming Team in Jiangxi Province (China) for four years before she joined SSC. She has developed many medalists and MVPs in the National Age Groups Championships, National School Games and various Inter-Club Meets. Over the years, Coach Zhang has upgraded herself through workshops and courses organised by SSA to keep abreast of the constant developments in the swimming scene. She was selected by SSA to support Team Singapore for SEA Age Group Championships in 2013&2019 and is currently ranked Tier 2 in the Coach SSA framework.

  • Kelvin Ng

    Designation: Section Head

    Education: Graduated from Northumbria University with a degree in Business Admin and Management. Diploma in Sports Science PSB

    Experience: Prior to joining Singapore Swimming Club, he has been coaching since 1999 and has past experiences in coaching across multiple levels from infants to competitive levels at international schools and various clubs. He holds a Level 3 American Swimming Coaches Association (ASCA). A member (Instructor) of the Singapore Life Saving Society, a Standard First Aid Instructor, a certified Scuba Schools International Scuba diving and Swim teacher instructor, a NROC swimming coach, as well as a certified People's Association Trainer for Swimming.

  • Yi Fan

    Coach Yi Fan joined Singapore Swimming Club in 2013.

    Education: A graduate from Wuhan Institute of Physical Education majoring in Swimming.

    Experience: Coach Yi Fan was a competitive swimmer with the Hubei Province Swimming Team, China before coaching the same team for 10 years.

    20 years of experience as a Swimming Coach in Singapore, he has NCAP, NROC, and coach Level One certificate.

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  • Crystal Wang

    Coach Crystal joined Singapore Swimming Club in 1999, and over the years, she has been coaching various levels in the Learn-to-Swim and Development & Competitive programmes.

    Education: A graduate from the Shanghai Institute of Physical Education majoring in Exercise and Training. In addition, a national registered coach and a certified SwimSafer coach in Singapore.

    Experience: She had coached at the Shanghai Sports Club, China for nine years. In addition, she is a senior coach of Singapore Swimming Club, and has been working for a total of 22 years.

    Achievements: Over the years, she had produced numerous high ranking medalists, most valuable players and new record holders. These swimmers are participants in the Singapore National School Games, Singapore National Age Group Swimming Championship, Junior Inter-club Swimming Championship and Open Midget Swimming Meet.

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  • Anson Gu

    Coach Anson joined Singapore Swimming Club in 2010 and the coach of Development and Competitive program, he was the ex-LTS in charge.

    Education: He graduated from the Wuhan Institute of Physical Education, majoring in Exercise and Training and is a former china national swimmer.

    Experience: He has more than 15 years of coaching experience in both China and Singapore.

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  • Yang Bin

    Coach Yang Bin joined Singapore Swimming Club on 26 June 2017.

    Education: He graduated with a Master Degree in Sports Training & Science from Wuhan Institute of Physical Education.

    Experience: He is a certified NROC swimming coach with more than 15 years of coaching experience across multiple levels from  Learn-To- Swim to Competitive swimmers at international school and various clubs.

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  • Arthur Chan

    Coach Arthur joined the Singapore Swimming Club on 15 October 2018.

    Education: Coach Arthur holds Level 1 and 2 certification for the American Swimming Coaches Association (ASCA). He is also a FINA approved Technical Official holding both the FINA Swimming Official Certificate as well as the Singapore Swimming Association (SSA) Swimming Technical Official Level 1 certificate.

    Experience: A coach with wealth of experience, Coach Arthur has been with the Kuching Amateur Swimming Association (KASA) since 2012 and was also part of the Sarawak state coaching team for the Malaysia Games in both 2015 and 2016.

  • Nathalie Fu

    Coach Nathalie joined Singapore Swimming Club on 1 June 2022.

    Education: Coach Nathalie holds the ASCTA certification for Swim Australia Teacher (SAT) & Swim Australia Teacher of Babies and Toddlers (SAT B&T).

    Experience: Coach Nathalie started coaching this year 2022. She also has prior experience with teaching children as a preschool enrichment teacher.