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nesbit takes over at southport

Chris Nesbit has been appointed as the head coach at the British Swimming offshore program in Australia. Nesbit , the former Portsmouth Northsea coach, is a two-time Olympic coach who oversaw the career of Katy Sexton, the 2003 world champion in the 200m backstroke.
The program, based out of the Southport School near Brisbane, has been designed to provide younger swimmers with the chance to train under optimal conditions. In addition to continuing their education in Australia, the swimmers train in state-of-the-art facilities.
“I feel very positive about the challenge ahead, “Nesbit said. “Even though it’s different to what I’ve been doing over recent years, which I’ve spent being involved with the senior team, I’m really looking forward to working with the swimmers and school.”
Nesbit is currently looking for additional talent to add to the program, which already features Chris Alderton, Michael Rock, Max Underhay, Daniel Waslin and Daniel Coombs.
“We have to make sure that we’re continually moving forward and, as head coach and manager, that’s what I’ll be doing,” Nesbit said. “We have five swimmers there at the moment while selection is also being undertaken to identify six other suitable swimmers for the program and these would be in place by Christmas.”