Giovanna "G" Richards from the United Kingdom and is a Level 2 ASA licensed Swimming Coach and experienced open water swimmer. Richards has coached at Larkfield Leisure Centre, David Lloyd, Leybourne Lake and currently runs Blue Manta Swimming. She coaches and conducts workshops to make swimmers and triathletes better and smarter in the water. In 2011 she was selected to be a British Swimming Open Water Official. She is a guide and coach with Strel Swimming Adventure Holidays.