Fred Vergnoux is the new technical director of CN Metropole de Las Palmas of Gran Canaria. He is leaving his head coaching position at the Royal Spanish Swimming Federation (RFEN). For the last 11 years, he has coached Mireia Belmonte, winner of the Women’s 200 Fly at the Rio Olympics, among others.
Some of his other swimmers including Alena Popchanka (Fred’s wife!), Amaury Leveaux, and Kirsty Balfour.
Before Spain, Fred was handpicked by Bill Sweetenham as he was rebuilding British Swimming.