Billy Pye

Billy Pye

Billy Pye

 

BSCA Disability Coach of the Year Award: 2003, 2007, 2008, 2010 & 2013.
MBE 2009 for Services to Swimming
UK Coaching Awards, High Performance Coach of the Year 2008
Welsh Coach of the Year 2008 & 2012

Have coached 14 swimmers to the last 4 Paralympic Games, achieving:
19 gold medals
12 silver medals
12 bronze medals
15 world records

Swimmers coached on world class programmes:
David Roberts, Elizabeth Johnson, Rhiannon Henry, Gareth Duke, Graham Edmunds, James Roberts, Edward Cheek, Jody Cundy, Jenny Coughlin, Anthony Stephens, Eleanor Simmonds, Stephanie Millward, Matthew Whorwood, Sam Hynd, Gemma Almond, Jack Thomas, Harriet Lee, Rhian Jones, Morgyn Peters & James Roberts

Have coached 15 swimmers who have qualified for the Paralympic Games and coached 19 swimmers on world class programmes. Have amassed a total of over 75 world, 90 European and close to 100 British records.

David Roberts:
3 x paralympic games champion gaining 11 gold, 4 silver and 1 bronze medals
3 x world champion at world championships with 8 gold, 3 silver and 3 bronze medals
3 x commonwealth games in 2002, 2006 and 2010 winning 2 bronze medals
4 x European champion from 1999 – 2011 with 9 gold and 1 silver medal
4 x world cups gaining 4 gold, 1 silver and 1 bronze medal.

Elizabeth Johnson:
2 x paralympic games producing 1 gold and 1 silver medal
World champs 2006 gained 2 gold medals
4 x world cup appearances which produced 2 bronze medals
European champs with 1 silver and 1 bronze medals
Commonwealth games finalist in Manchester 2002

Rhiannon Henry:
Paralympic games Athens 2004 bronze medallist medallist
World championships in 2002 winning 2 gold, 1 silver and 2 bronze medals
IBSA world championships 2005 produced 4 gold and 2 silver medals
European triple gold medallist
Double Commonwealth games finalist in 2002 and 2006

Gareth Duke:
2 x paralympian in Athens and Beijing, gaining 1 gold, 1 silver and 1 bronze medals
World champion at the world champs in 2006, also produced 1 silver and 2 bronze medals

Graham Edmunds:
3 x paralympian  in Athens, Beijing and London, and a double gold medallist
2 x world championships gaining 1 gold and 1 bronze
2 x European champs winning 1 gold, 1 silver and 1 bronze medal
S/C world champs bronze medallist in 2009

Anthony Stephens:
3 x Paralympian in Athens, Beijing and London with 1 silver and 4 bronze medals
2 x world championships with 1 gold and 5 bronze
3 x European championships winning 2 gold, 7 silver and 1 bronze medal
3 x world cups gaining 3 silver and 1 bronze medal

Eleanor Simmonds:
Double Paralympic champion in Beijing 2008
Multi medallist Paralympic Games 2012, 2 x gold, 1 x silver and 1 x bronze with 4 world records
4 gold, 2 silver and 2 bronze medals at 2 world championships
7 gold, 1 silver and 1 bronze at 2 x European championships
S/C world championships gained 6 gold and 1 silver medal
2 x world cups produced 3 gold medals

Stephanie Millward:
2008 Paralympic games finalist
2012 multi medallist, 3 x silver and 2 x bronze medlas
World championships in 2012 gained 5 silver and 1 bronze medal
2 x European championships produced 8 gold and 3 silver medals
S/C world championships in 2009 gained 4 gold, 3 silver and 1 bronze medals
Commonwealth games, Delhi 2010 produced 2 silver and 1 bronze medals
2 gold, 3 silver and 2 bronze medals have been won at 4 x world cups

Harriet Lee:
Gold medallist World championships, Eindhoven 2010 & Gold & European champion in 2011

Sam Hynd:
2 x Paralympic medallist, gold Beijing 2008 and bronze 2012
3 x European champion
4 x world champion at 4 world cups

Matthew Whorwood:
Triple bronze medallist at 3 Paralympic Games
2 x world Championships gaining 3 silver medals
European championships produced 2 silver and 3 bronze medals
4 x world cups amassed a total of 2 silver and 2 bronze medals

Gemma Almond:
European Championships 2011
Paralympic Games 2012

7 swimmers placed on the Paralympic Games, London 2012:

Eleanor Simmonds (2 gold, 1 silver and 1 bronze medals and gaining 4 world records)
Stephanie Millward (3 silver and 2 bronze medals)
Gemma Almond
Graham Edmunds
Sam Hynd (1 bronze medal)
Matthew Whorwood (1 bronze medal)
Anthony Stephens

At Present, Billy is coach to 4 world class athletes:
Gemma Almond:Ranked 5th in the world
Chloe Davies:Ranked No 2 in the world
Jack Thomas:Ranked 5th in the world
Morgyn Peters:Ranked 5th in the world