Coaches’ Profiles

  • Eugene Chia

    Eugene Chia joined Singapore Swimming Club in December 2021.

    Designation: Head Coach and Coach for Elite A

    Education: Graduate Diploma in Sports Coaching (University of Queensland)

    Certification(s): National Registry of Coaches (Level 3)

    Experience: Over 16 years of coaching experience at various periods in places such as the Singapore Swimming Association, Singapore Sports School, and other swimming clubs.

    Coach Eugene Chia has coached swimmers who have gone on to break National and regional records, and win medals at the Southeast Asian Games. Swimmers under his tutelage have also qualified for the Youth Olympic Games, Asian Games, and the World Championships. He was one of the few selected coaches of Team Singapore at the 31st SEA Games, where his protégé Gan Ching Hwee went on to bag four individual golds and one relay gold.

  • Zhang Chang Yan

    Zhang Chan Yan joined Singapore Swimming Club in November 2002; she was appointed Section Head of the Development & Competitive Programme in September 2012.

    Designation: Section Head (Development & Competitive Programme) and Coach for Elite B

    Education: Major in Exercise and Training (Shanghai Institute of Physical Education)

    Certification(s): Sports SG National Registry of Coaches, SwimSafer Certified Coach

    Experience: 24 years of coaching experience across different levels and proficiencies in Singapore and China.

    Coach Zhang Chan Yan started her career at Jing De Zhen Physical Education Bureau Swimming Team in Jiangxi Province, China, before joining our Club four years later. Her training methods and guidance have developed many medallists and MVPs in the National Age Group Championships, National School Games, and various Inter-Club Meets. She was selected by Singapore Swimming Association to support Team Singapore at the SEA Age Group Swimming Championships in 2013 and 2019. She is currently ranked in Tier 2 of the Coach SSA framework.

  • Kelvin Ng

    Designation: Section Head of Learn to Swim (LTS) and Coach for LTS Level 3

    Education: Degree in Business Administration and Management (Northumbria University), Diploma in Sports Science (PSB Academy)

    Certification(s): American Swimming Coaches Association (Level 3), Member (instructor) of the Singapore Life Saving Society, Standard First Aid Instructor, Scuba Schools International Scuba Diving and Swim Teacher, National Registry of Coaches swimming coach, People’s Association Trainer for Swimming

    Experience: 23 years of coaching experience across multiple age groups and levels

    Coach Kelvin Ng started his coaching career in 1999, and has moulded swimmers at various international schools and clubs.

  • Yi Fan

    Yi Fan joined Singapore Swimming Club in 2013.

    Designation: Coach for Advanced Squad

    Education: Major in Swimming (Wuhan Institute of Physical Education)

    Certification(s): NCAP (Level 1), NROC (Level 1)

    Experience: 20 years of coaching experience in Singapore

    Coach Yi Fan was a competitive swimmer with the Hubei Province Swimming Team in China, and went on to coach the same team for a decade.

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  • Crystal Wang

    Crystal Wang joined Singapore Swimming Club in 1999.

    Designation: Coach for Elementary Junior Squad

    Education: Major in Exercise and Training (Shanghai Institute of Physical Education)

    Certification(s): Sports SG National Registry of Coaches, SwimSafer Certified Coach

    Experience: 23 years of coaching experience

    Coach Crystal Wang has mentored numerous high-ranking medallists, MVPs, and record-holders 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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  • Yang Bin

    Yang Bin joined Singapore Swimming Club in June, 2017.

    Designation: Coach for LTS Level 4

    Education: Master’s Degree in Sports Training & Science (Wuhan Institute of Physical Education)

    Certification(s): National Registry of Coaches swimming coach

    Experience: Over 15 years of coaching experience across multiple levels

    Coach Yang Bin trains swimmers enrolled in the Learn-To-Swim Programme and competitive swimmers from a number of international schools and clubs.  

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  • Arthur Chan

    Arthur Chan joined Singapore Swimming Club in October 2018.

    Designation: Coach for Elementary Senior Squad

    Certification(s): FINA Swimming Coaches Certification, FINA Swimming Technical Official Certification, National Registry of Coaches Certification, Level 1 Swimming Technical Official with the Singapore Swimming Association (SSA) and the Malaysia Swimming Federation (ASUM), Level 1 Swimming Coaches Certification from the Malaysian Swimming Federation (ASUM), and Levels 1, 2, and 3 of the ASCA (American Swimming Coaches Association) Certification,

    Experience: A decade’s worth of coaching experience in Malaysia and Singapore.

    Coach Arthur Chan joined the Kuching Amateur Swimming Association (KASA) in 2012 and was a member of the coaching staff for Sarawak state swimming teams for the SUKMA Games and Malaysia Age Group Swimming Championships.

  • Ethan Chan

    Ethan Chan joined Singapore Swimming Club in 2019.

    Designation: Coach for LTS Level 2

    Education: Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology (Hons.)

    Certification(s): American Swimming Coaches Association (Level 2), Swim Schools International (SSI) certification (Level 1)

    Experience: 6 years of coaching experience across multiple levels

    Coach Ethan Chan provides a pivotal supporting role in the swim programmes at Singapore Swimming Club.

  • Yang Bin (Part-Time)

    Coach Yang joined the Singapore Swimming Club in 2007 as Head Coach, and is currently coaching part-time at the Club.

    Education: He graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Physical Culture at the Beijing Institute.

    Experience: He has more than 30 years of coaching experience at the international, national and age group level to date and has groomed prominent swimmers such as Joseph Schooling, Teo Zhen Ren and Dylan Khoo. Due to his excellent performance, he was ever selected to be a coach in China’s provincial elite swimming team for 9 years.