Entries by David Parry

Dry Land Strength and Conditioning Workshop for Coaches

Over sixty coaches from across the Swim England North East Region have now completed training in delivering dry land strength and conditioning for athletes in their clubs. Workshops have recently been delivered in Doncaster and Sunderland for coaches from a variety of clubs in the respective areas. The coach education is delivered in partnership with the […]

Young Leader Development Day 2018

Thirty young leaders from clubs across the Swim England North East Region took part in a development day on Saturday 27th January in Castleford. The day provided an opportunity to meet with other young volunteers from different aquatic disciplines, to share their experiences and learn from others. The day included a presentation from Leesha Bentley from […]

2018 British Diving Championship Success

Divers from across the Swim England North East Region performed well at the National Diving Championships held in Plymouth from 26th to 28th January 2018. Winners of their events were: Katherine Torrance, City of Leeds. Women’s 1m Lois Toulson, City of Leeds. Women’s Platform Katherine Torrance and Alicia Blagg, City of Leeds. Women’s 3M Synchro […]

Swim England North East Region Diving Grand Prix Leg 1 Results

The Swim England North East Region Diving Grand Prix Leg 1 took place at John Charles Aquatics Centre on Saturday 20th January 2018. Competitors from clubs across the region including City of Bradford Esprit, City of Leeds Diving, City of Sheffield Diving, Darlington ASC, Harrogate District Diving Club and Sunderland City Dive Team. Events included: […]

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 […]