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Lydia Gyngell

Lydia Gyngell

National Event & Volunteer Manager


Lydia joined Swim Wales in 2016 as the Event and Volunteer Manager. The role includes the management and development of the Welsh Aquatics National championships and the development of the national volunteer program. The role also oversees the development of officials programs across Wales.

Lydia's previous experience includes Volunteer Manager at Table Tennis Wales, Volunteer Manager at the Cardiff Half Marathon 2014 and Sport Development Officer in Cardiff. Lydia completed both her Undergraduate and Masters degree at Cardiff Metropolitan University, focussing on Sports Volunteer Management, Strategy and Retention. 


Cardiff Metropolitan Water Polo Captain (Ladies)

Welsh team member of the Celtic Cup Water Polo Tournament, Ireland 2014

1st with Honours Sports Development Degeree, Cardiff Metropolitan University (2011-2014)

Masters in Sport Management and Leadership, Cardiff Metropolitan University, (2014-2018)