Entries by Sarah Small

Make the most of the festive rush with easyfundraising

As the festive period edges ever closer, more and more people are starting their Christmas shopping. By signing up your club with easyfundraising – you and the committee, staff, swimmers and their families can all collect a free donation for the club every time they shop online – over 15,000 sports clubs raise this way […]

Post expires at 12:01am on Saturday December 23rd, 2017

Assistant Coach wanted at the Borough of Stockton Swim Scheme (BOSSS)

The Borough of Stockton Swim Scheme are seeking to appoint an experienced individual to join the coaching staff at their Swim Scheme. The successful candidate will be responsible for the planning and delivery of the training programme for a group of athletes in their performance squad, whilst supporting the scheme’s Head Coach in the day to […]

Post expires at 3:12pm on Thursday November 23rd, 2017

SwimMark Essential Club Information Workshop – Online

On Wednesday 22nd November 2017 at 6:45pm there will be a SwimMark Essential Club Information Workshop held online via WebEx. The workshop is free and open to all clubs. The aim of the workshop is to provide information to clubs looking start or complete their SwimMark essential accreditation and will cover the following areas: Overview […]

Post expires at 10:00pm on Wednesday November 22nd, 2017

Changes to Swim England Club Membership

Swim England have been reviewing their club membership and have decided to implement some changes which will come into effect in 2018. Renewals submission The introduction of the Online Membership System (OMS) in 2012 streamlined the administration of renewals data. This means that clubs are now submitting their renewals earlier every year. To make sure […]

Clubs – Beware – Important note on Financial scams for clubs

It has recently been brought to our attention that fraudsters are now targeting clubs and that this has now reached swimming clubs. Please do take the time to read and understand this brief article and circulate it to all committee members and other volunteers. CASE 1 Recently a swimming club treasurer received an email purporting […]

Swim England Overseas Travel and Security Policy

Following guidance received from the BOA, Swim England have revisited their Overseas Travel Policy to include additional security recommendations. They have also taken this opportunity to review all areas of the policy to ensure it incorporates the best practice elements of the Team Manager training modules and Wavepower to make it a more inclusive policy. […]

North East Athletes Selected for LEN European Short Course Championships

Newcastle Swim Team’s Emily Large and City of Sheffield’s Max Litchfield are part  of a ten-strong British Swimming team that have been selected for the LEN European Short Course Championships in Copenhagen, Denmark from the 13 – 17 December. The team will be led by World Champions Duncan Scott, Ben Proud, and Adam Peaty who […]

Post expires at 1:00am on Monday December 18th, 2017

Northumberland and Durham make top 5 at National County Team Championships

Yesterday, a team of 24 swimmers from Northumberland and Durham competed in the National County Team Championships in Sheffield. There were a range of eye-catching individual performances from the team who were competing within Division One, with 6 first place finishes. Gateshead and Whickham’s Ryan Zhao picked up maximum points for the county in both […]