Entries by David Parry

Sports Science and Medicine Conference

Swim England’s annual Sports Science and Medicine Conference will take place on Sunday 11th March at the Link Hotel Loughborough. This is a chance to learn, first hand, about female athletes and how they mature, adapt to stress and require different training methods to their male counterparts. The conference is open to all Sports Science and Medicine […]

Post expires at 11:59pm on Saturday March 10th, 2018

Yorkshire Sport Foundation Coaching Bursaries

Fifteen bursaries are available in each of the nine districts covered by Yorkshire Sport Foundation. These are: Barnsley, Bradford, Calderdale, Doncaster, Kirklees, Leeds, Rotherham, Sheffield and Wakefield. Current and aspiring coaches of any age can apply for one of fifteen £100 bursaries to gain a qualification up to and including Level 2 qualifications. Applications can […]

Post expires at 11:59pm on Friday February 16th, 2018

Grants Available to Develop Young Volunteers

Grants are available for clubs who provide training opportunities for young adults who attend the North East Region’s 2018 Young Leader Development day. Clubs can receive a £10 grant per young person, if they support them with a personal development opportunity before the end of March 2018. Suggested opportunities could be as an aquatic helper, assisting to organise a […]

Post expires at 1:36am on Saturday January 27th, 2018

Third North East Swimming Talent Camp for 2017 Takes Place

The last of three Swim England North East region swimming talent camps for 2017 took place at Catterick Leisure Centre on Sunday 26th November 2018. The camps form part of the North East Region Performance Programme and provide an opportunity for 12 year old swimmers to develop their technical, tactical, physical and psychological skills with swimmers […]

Coaches Workshop well received in The East Riding

Thirty six coaches from clubs across the East Riding of Yorkshire came together for a Coaching CPD Workshop on Saturday 25th November hosted at Bridlington Leisure Centre. The workshop was delivered by Swim England Talent Officer, Fred Furniss, which covered Developing  Starts and Turns with age group swimmers. The interactive session provided an opportunity for coaches working […]

North East recognised at Swim England Awards 2017

Congratulations to those from the Swim England North East Region who were nominated at the Swim England National Awards which took place on 11th November 2017 at the University of Birmingham. There were several winners from clubs and partners from across the region with the City of Sheffield Diving taking Performance Club of the Year, City of […]

Success for North East Swimmers at the Swim England Masters National Championships 2017

At the Swim England  Masters National Championships 2017 held at Ponds Forge, Sheffield, there was success for swimmers from across the North East Region. It was an especially good championships for swimmers from East Leeds SC who had several top three finishes in individual and relay events. Full results can be viewed by clicking here. […]

Sport England Club Matters Update

Please note the following updates from the Sport England Club Matters programme: New animations bring volunteering to life Volunteers are vital to both running and supporting clubs. From understanding volunteers’ motivations, through to helping them develop in their roles, the Sport England Club Matters have new animations for a quick introduction to new volunteering insight […]

British Swimming Announces Performance Squads for 2018

British Swimming has announced its 2018 performance squads for Podium and Podium Potential athletes following another successful year. With a number of athletes selected onto programmes from clubs in the North East. Fifty-six athletes across Podium (19) and Podium Potential (37) have been selected to the World Class Performance Programme for the 2017/18 season following […]

Under 16’s Inter Regional Water Polo Runners Up

The team representing the Swim England North East Region finished runners up at the Inter Regional Water Polo Championships for under 16 year olds. With some of the fixtures from the first date of the competition having to be rescheduled from the 1st July, as a result of problems with the facility. The remaining fixtures were […]

Success at World Master Diving Championships

As the elite international divers and swimmers left Budapest following their respective World Championships earlier this month, a swathe of new diving talent arrived in the city for the World. Masters Championships including a fine team of seven divers drawn from the Sheffield Diving and Maltby Diving Clubs. After a brilliant set of performances the […]

Yorkshire Coaches Conference 2017

Coaches from clubs across the Swim England North East Region and beyond attended the Yorkshire Coaches conference on Sunday 10th September at Leeds Beckett University. Those in attendance had some very educational, informative and entertaining sessions during the course of the day. Jon Rudd led several of the sessions. Jon is currently Swim Ireland’s National […]