Alan Bircher

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Alan Bircher, medalist at the FINA World Cup event in Portugal
Stefanie Bircher with Alan Bircher, parents of Poppy Bircher

Alan Bircher (born 21 September 1981) was a world-class pool and open water swimmer from Great Britain and is currently the head coach of the Ellesmere College. He is married to former world-class swimmer Stefanie Bircher.

Open Water Swimming Career

Coaching Career

  • Bircher was the Head Coach of Wyre Forest Swimming Club

 in Worcestershire and a Partner with Deep Blue Swimming
  • Bircher is currently coaching the Ellesmere College Titans
  • Bircher coached at West Suffolk where he coached his wife Stefanie Bircher (nee Steffi Biller) to the 2009 FINA World Championships 7th place finish in Rome and second place in the FINA World Cup professional circuit and produced multiple national champions.
  • Bircher received the 2016 Youth Coach of the Year Award from British Swimming

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