ASA East Region Club Update - July 2017

Open Water Talent Development Camp

The second day of the Open Water Talent Development Camp ran at Stanborough Lakes in Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire on 11th June. The swimmers and coaches benefited from sunny weather and warm water temperatures, please click HERE for a full report.

Coach Development Day

A Swimming Coach Development Day focusing on starts and turns ran in Hatfield on 10th June.  The day was led by Janko Gojkovic, Head Coach of Hatfield SC, with 28 coaches from around the region in attendance. 

ASA East Region Awards

Don’t forget to nominate someone for an award!  You only have a couple of weeks left, nominations close on 16th July. Please click HERE for more information. In addition to these awards, nominations are now open for the Jeff Cook Salver and Silver Pins.  The criteria and nomination form can be found HERE.

GB Junior Team, and Para Selections

Congratulations to:
– Max Jelfs of Hatfield SC on selection to the GB Junior team for the LEN European Open Water Championships in Marseille.
– Tyler Humphreys of Southend Diving Club who has been selected to represent GB at the European Junior Diving Championships in Bergen, Norway.
– Louise Fiddes (Hatfield SC) and Jordan Catchpole (UEA City of Norwich SC) who have been selected for the British Para Swimming World Class Podium Potential Programme, joining 4 others on the programme from the region. More information can be found HERE.

Annual Council Meeting 2017 

The ASA East Region Annual Council Meeting will take place on Saturday 9th September 2017 at Freckenham Village Hall commencing at 10.30 am. 

Formal notification from the Regional Chair can be found HERE.

Swim England Sport Governing Board

Nominations are open until 13th July for the role of Substitute Representative to the Swim England Sport Governing Board.

All expressions of interest should be sent to Joan Wheeler at chairman@eastswimming.org

ASA East Region Strategy 2017-21

The draft strategy is now available for comment as part of a consultation period, ending 28th July.

Please have a look at the draft version HERE, and submit any suggestions to east@swimming.org

Assistant Coach Course – Diving

Venue: Cambridge

Online Blended: Starts 8th Sept

Practical: 23rd and 24th Sept

Club Offer Price: £200 

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

Synchro Championships

Well done to all of the swimmers who took part in the Regional Synchronised Swimming Grade 1+ Championships in Stevenage on 24th June.

Thank you to all of the officials and helpers, a full list of results can be found HERE.

Regional Masters Champs

Don’t forget to submit your entries for the Regional Masters Champs on 1st October!

Times gained will be valid as entry times for Swim England Seniors and Masters Nationals. Please click HERE for more information

Annual Report 2016-17

ASA East Region have released their annual report for 2016-17 which details the region’s achievements over this period. Click HERE to to download a copy.

Reminder for Registering New Club Members

New swimmers are able to take part in 3 sessions with a club before their details are registered with Swim England. These details must be received by Swim England before the swimmer takes part in any further training sessions in order to be covered by insurance.

Regional Assistance with Courses for Clubs

The Region has funding to assist clubs in setting up Safeguarding and Team Manager workshops. If your club does not have enough people to run a workshop we can let you know of any courses running nearby.  

To register your interest in any of these workshops, please contact bookings@eastswimming.org