Plymouth College has a world-wide reputation as one of the best swimming schools. This ensures that the Pentathletes receive the best coaching available. Plymouth College has its own 25M pool and extensive access to a local 50M pool. The Pentathletes are in the pool every day sometimes twice a day ensuring 10 hours training per week. Each athlete has their own individually tailored programme including:
Swimming coaching is led by Robert Flack and Kelsey Pillage, herself a former Plymouth College Pentathlete and National ranked athlete and now assistant Pentathlon Coach.