Committee Members

Duane Rae-Mclean

Chairman - Executive Committee Member & Promoter

Debbie Halford

Treasurer - Executive Committee Member, Finances & Go Cardless payments

Leanne Whittle

Secretary - Executive Committee Member & kit co-ordinator

Babs Ingram

Vice Chair - Junior Grand Prix & Officials Co-Ordinator

Andy Hall

Committee Member - Gala entreis & processing, AOE system          

Phil Coe

Committee Member - Webmaster

Andrew Littler

Committee Member - Gala Bookings

Paul Hopkinson

Committee Member - Team Manager training & development

Keith Kelly

Committee Member - Coach Liaison

Denise Mead

Committee Member & Events Promoter

Karen Stone

Committee Member - Club Engagement & PR

Rebecca Caddy

Committee Member - Sponsorship

Co-Opted Members & Helpers

John Hidle


Tina Palmer

Welfare Officer

Mike Hase

Co-Opted Member - Swim Mark

Nina Rawson

Co-Opted Member

Pippa Hibbs

Co-Opted Member Finance

Nathan Stevens

Co-Opted Member - DX North Liasion

Lee Busby

DX Open Meet Entries

Cathy Hall

Travel Bookings & Swim Camps

Esther Halford


Former Chairmen

Julie Gibson

2003 - 2005

Simon Taylor

2005 - 2008

Rob Hignett

2008 - 2009

Karl Davidson

2009 - 2013

Lesley Bates


About Us


Derventio eXcel is the elite swimming squad for Derbyshire, providing the apex of a performance pathway for Derbyshire swimmers and clubs.

Contact Info


A full list of Committee Members and Club Helpers can be found on the Committee page along with links for getting in contact.


Next Event

Derventio Excel are disappointed to announce that as per Swim England guidelines around COVID-19 this event will be cancelled. Download Meet Pack Here