Making a splash

Thursday, 04 May 2017

From 1900 to 2100

Medico-Chirurgical Hall

Making a splash

Patrick Miley, father and coach of Commonwealth gold-medallist Hannah will give an insight into the highs and lows of sport and the secret of being a successful coach.,



In April 2016, in a partnership between University of Aberdeen, Scottish Swimming and Aberdeen Sports Village, Patrick Miley was been appointed High Performance Swim Coach with the University of Aberdeen. As part of the University’s Sport & Exercise Team, Miley - father and coach of Commonwealth Gold Medallist, Hannah Miley - leads the development of performance swimming within the University, and looks to establish Aberdeen as one of Scottish Swimming’s four Performance Centres. 

Based at the Aberdeen Sports Village Aquatics Centre, he provides leadership and direction to support the pathway for talented swimmers within the City of Aberdeen and the North East Region.

Patrick Miley is a former soldier, triathlete and North Sea helicopter pilot, who has worked with Ian Thorpe and three-times US Olympic gold medallist Brooke Bennett, and coached Miley from day one.


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