Days Gone By Swimming in Southend circa 1920s. A photo of the original open air pool which was located on the current site of the Genting Club on Westcliff sea front. Seb Coe presenting Mike Higgs with the Coach of the Year trophy for all sports in 1985/86 sponsored by Dextrosol . At the same time Mike was also awarded Dextrosol Swimming Coach of the Year. Circa 1987/88. A BOSS Squad looking very smart in their brand new tracksuits!