Mark Foster and Jon

Jon Rudd is an Olympic Gold Medal winning coach, leading Ruta Meilutyte to the Olympic 100m Breaststroke title in London in 2012, breaking the European Record en route. Jon had four athletes compete for four different nations at the 2012 Games. Jon is an internationally renouned swimming coach who has served as the Head Coach of the Senior Great Britain team. His coaching services at international meets have been sought by various federations around the world and he has coached swimmers to success at Olympic, World, Commonwealth and European levels. He is the Head Coach of Plymouth Leander Swimming - one of Europe's leading swimming programmes; Director of Swimming at Plymouth College, one of the world leaders in swimming and education scholarship opportunities (with an additional seven-year claim to fame in the development of 2008 Olympic medallist Cassandra Patten); and most recently, he has been appointed as the High Performance Coach for the ASA Beacon Programme, situated at the New 'Life Centre' 50m swimming facility in Plymouth.