ASA East Region Club Update - May 2017

Swimming Talent Camp- Skills Coaches Wanted
Applications are now open for 6 x Skills Coach roles at the Regional Swimming Talent Camp 2017 which is run in Partnership with the England Programmes team. Closing date 31st May.

For more information please click HERE.

New Diving Judges
Congratulations to the eight newly qualified diving judges who passed their exam at the regional diving judge seminar on 1st April in Harlow.

These judges have now been added to the B List of regional judges.  A full list of judges in the region can be found HERE.

Synchro Judge Level 1 Course
Sixteen people from six of the region’s synchro clubs attended a Judge Level 1 course for synchronised swimming on 8th April at the regional office in Kentford.

This was the first of the new style judging courses run in the region since their launch in January 2017.

Coach Development Day
The region is planning a Swimming Coach Development Day to be held on 10th June around the theme of starts and turns. More information will be released next week, including how to book on, via the regional website and social media channels.

To make sure you receive the information, why not sign up to the Coaches mailing list HERE.

Regional Swimmers Selected for International Teams
Congratulations to Luke Turley from Hatfield SC who has been selected by British Swimming to attend the World Junior Championships in August!

The following swimmers have also been selected to attend the LEN European Junior Championships starting on 28th June in Israel:

– Harry Constantine, Hatfield SC
– Rachel Wellings, Co Peterborough SC
– Angharad Evans, West Suffolk SC
– Amelia Monaghan, Co Peterborough SC

GB Elite Junior Diving Championships 2017
Congratulations to all those from the East Region who took part in the GB Elite Junior Diving Championships from 9th-12th April in Plymouth.

There were divers making several finals and top three finishes for:

– Conner Van Dal, Southend – 3rd, Group A Boys 3m Final
– Ben Cutmore, Luton – 2nd, Group B Boys 1m Final and 3rd, Group B Platform Final
– Tyler Humphries – 2nd, Group B Boys 3m Final
– Amie Hudson & Marney Easen – 2nd, 14-18 Girls 3m Synchro

British Swimming Champs – Report
The swimming British Champs were held in Sheffield from 18th- 23rd April and we had 45 swimmers from the east region taking part, and achieving some great results. Congratulations to all who participated and thank you to all the volunteers helped deliver a great event. A full report can be found HERE.

International permits
If your club is considering taking a team abroad to train, officiate, coach or compete, dont forget you will need to apply for an International Permit from Swim England to gain permission. Without the permit in place, your insurance may be compromised.

For more details and a copy of the form please click HERE.

Regional Open Water Championships
The entry information for the regional open water championships at Whitlingham on 16th July has now been released.  

Please click HERE for all the relevant documentation.

Assistant Coach Course
An Assistant Coach Course will be running in Hoddesdon on 16th and 23rd July (all day) and 21st July (evening). Cost: £200 per learner.

To register your interest, please contact bookings@eastswimming.org.

Places will be allocated on a first come, first served basis.

IoS Courses
All available coaching and teaching courses can be found on the IoS website, HERE.