Entries by Sarah Small

Swim England Strategy Weekend November 2017

During November 2017, Swim England held a strategy weekend where various departments gave presentations on their progress to date and their plans for 2018 onwards. The presentations from the weekend can be viewed here: Swim England 2017 Strategy Weekend Presentations.

Time to Listen Training – Important Update

We have recently been informed by Swim England about some updates to the Time to Listen training for Welfare Officers. They have confirmed that this can be considered “one off” training and there is no requirement to re-attend the course every 3 years as previously stated. If Welfare Officers wish to attend every 3 years […]

Athlete, Coach, Parent and Guardian Workshops – Sunderland, February 2018

In February 2018, the North East region will be running a number of workshops for coaches, parents / guardians and athletes at the Sunderland Aquatics Centre on a Saturday morning. To date, these will include: Saturday 17th February 2018: Nutritional Foundations for Elite Swimmers delivered by Youth Sport Nutrition (see flyer for more details: Nutritional […]

Post expires at 9:00am on Sunday February 25th, 2018

Latest Coaching Job Vacancies in the North East

Newcastle Swim Team and Darlington Swimming Club are both looking for coaches to join their coaching teams. Both are looking for Age Group coaches to work with their own squad of swimmers. For more information on the roles including details of how to apply, please click here: Job Vacancies.   Post expires at 2:52pm on […]

Post expires at 2:52pm on Tuesday February 20th, 2018

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. […]

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 […]