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With a growing following of swimmers and triathletes, we can accommodate all types of swimmers who are keen to progress to the next level!

Open Water Swimming is becoming an increasingly popular past-time and sport for all levels and abilities of participants across the UK!

TriOpenWater is based in the North East of England with access to some amazing swimming locations that can help anyone from total beginners to elite level triathletes.

Whether you’re trying Open Water Swimming for the first time, training for a triathlon or would just like to improve your swimming skills TriOpenWater can develop the sessions for you!

With 20 years of competing, coaching and training Matthew at TriOpenWater has always had a passion for swimming and wants to help others realise how amazing swimming can be!


TriOpenWater has a proven and long standing track record of success in teaching and training swimmers in open water and pool based environments!

MAIN COACHMatthew Haycroft

Matthew created TriOpenWater in 2018 after a lifetime of training, competing and voluntary coaching in the North East.

Matthew currently works alongside Middlesbrough Amateur Swimming Club as their Masters Coach, alongside this, he coaches a lot of the junior squads in Open Water throughout the Spring / Summer months.

Matthew believes that each swimmer has to learn ways that suit them and fit them. Matthew does not believe in a ‘one size fits all’ method