Entries by David Parry

Double Medal Success for Laugher and Mears

10th March 2017 Olympic champions Chris Mears and Jack Laugher from City of Leeds Diving Club added another silver medal to their collection in the 3m Synchro at the Fina/NVC Diving World Series in Guangzhou. The Britons, who also won silver in the 2017 FINA Diving World Series Beijing last week, scored 86.58 for their […]

North East Region Divers Success at Beijing FINA Diving World Series

6th March 2017 Olympic champions Jack Laugher and Chris Mears kicked off the opening day of the 2017 FINA Diving World Series in Beijing with 3m Synchro silver. The English pair scored 427.98 to finish behind China’s Cao Yuan and Xie Siyi on 450.39. Jack Laugher continued his impressive start to the season with individual […]

Young Volunteer Development Day

21st February 2017 Following the success of the Young Volunteer Development Day last month, a second development day took place on Saturday 18th February in Wetherby. The day attracted young volunteers from a range of North East Region clubs including Harrogate SC, Team Jorvik ASC, Kingston Upon Hull SC, Beverly Barracudas, Dewsbury ASC, Halifax SC […]

British National Diving Cup 2017

There was lots of success for North East Regional athletes at the British National Diving Cup in Plymouth on the 3rd, 4th and 5th February. Day 1 Chris Mears and Jack Laugher from City of Leeds cruised to gold in their first competition since becoming Olympic champions in Rio last summer. City of Sheffield brothers […]

Level 2 Water Polo Coach Education Course

November 28th 2016 A Level 2 Coaching Water Polo Course has been scheduled to take place in the North East region as follows: Venue: Maltby Pool, Rotherham S66 8JE Dates: Online work commences 3rd March 2017. Face to Face teaching dates 21st (evening) 22nd, 23rd April (daytime), 5th (evening) and 6th May (daytime) 2017. Cost: £450 […]

North East Coaches attend local Coach Education Workshops

November 17th 2016 A series of coach education workshops have been delivered in five venues across the North East Region in the past ten days. The workshops aim to help develop club coaches working with entry level swimmers and with bringing them into a competitive swimming environment. It focused on developing their stroke development knowledge […]

Rebecca Adlington visits new pool in Bridlington

4th July 2016 Bridlington Swimming Club celebrated the opening of the new 6 lane, 25 metre pool in the town. Kev Sissions, Club Chairman and Chris Hill, Head Coach met and talked with Double Olympic Gold medalist Rebecca Adlington at the official opening event. Rebecca was one of several Olympians and former professional sports people […]

Parents Talk at Regional Championships

Fred Furniss, the ASA’s England Programmes Talent Officer, gave an informative talk to parents at the recent North East Regional Championships in Sheffield. The talk provided information on the approach to long term athlete development and in particular the youth physical development model. Details were provided about the development of strength, hypertrophy, speed, agility, mobility […]

British Diving Championships 2016

Congratulations to the following North East Divers who won the British Championships in their respective event in Sheffield this weekend: Ross Haslam, City of Sheffiled Men 3m Synchro Alicia Blagg, City of Leeds Women 3m Synchro Rebecca Gallantree, City of Leeds Women 3m Synchro Louis Toulsa, City of Leeds Women 10m Synchro Jack Laugher, City […]

LEN European Diving Championships London 2016

Day 1 – 9th May 2016 City of Leeds Matty Lee, together with Georgia Ward from Dive London, secured Great Britian’s first medal of the London 2016 European Aquatics Championships with bronze in the Team Dive on the opening night. Defending champions Russia showed their class to win gold with the final dive of the […]

British Swimming Championships 2016

April 18th 2016 The British Swimming Championships from Tollcross International Swimming Centre in Glasgow saw some exceptional swims from athletes from the North East. Many swam seasons and personal best times to make finals and take podium positions and some broke county and national records. Congratulations to everyone who took part in the meet, you […]

South Hunsley ASC Petition to Save Pool

February 1st 2016 South Hunsley SC request support as they try to save the club’s base. South Hunsley School plans to close the pool in July 2016 so they can redevelop the building. The pool has served the community, school pupils, swimming club and thousands of swimmers for the past 50 years. Why Save Their […]

Young Volunteer Development Days across the Region

25th January 2016 A total of forty five young volunteers from across the region attended two Young Volunteers Development days which took place in Castleford and Durham over the weekend of 23rd and 24th January. The young volunteers receiving training in Officiating at swimming events and a First Steps Into Coaching course delivered by Sports […]