Darwin will retain ties with Leicester Sharks offering advice on branding, and graphic design services when required.
Darwin has been a much valued member of the club having joined from Enderby Swimming Club when Lutterworth and District Swimming Club and Enderby merged to form Leicester Sharks.
In addition to inspiring youngsters in his care, Darwin has previously been on the committee, and created the Leicester Sharks branding and distinctive shark logo.
And of course he has one of the most piercing whistles in the business.
Not forgetting the shouting.
He's always been good at (motivational) shouting.
Darwin's departure will leave a gap on poolside and parents, swimmers and committee are sad to see him go.
But we wish him all the best as he gets reacquainted with his family, and the notion of having a free evening. And of course, thank you for all the hours and enthusiasm you and Sue have poured into the club over the last five years.
And now, a photographic tribute to Mr D: