The Torch Trophy Trust are able to supply bursaries for volunteers who are looking to develop their skills. A number of National Governing Bodies (NGBs) have already had success with this fund and as volunteer / coach bursaries are regularly requested from NGB’s.
£100 - £1000 is available and support is required from the NGB (not necessarily financial), the fund can pay for up to 50% of the total project cost.
Congratulations go to the National Winners from the NE Region which were announced at the ASA Council Gala Dinner on 19 October 2013:-
Outstanding Contribution by a Young Volunteer, Amy Wilkinson (Blyth Lifeguard & SC)
Outstanding Contribution to Swimming in the Community, Ian Watson (City of Leeds Synchronised SC)
The ASA National Youth Forum is currently recruiting for the 2014/15 period. Applications are open until the 9th December. Please could I ask that you promote this opportunity to young leaders within your clubs.
A Regional Water Polo Squad, for boys born in 1999 and later, is currently being assembled.
The training and selection process shall be tailored to give an opportunity to as many children as possible, with the ultimate aim of sending a representative squad to the National Water Polo Championship(date TBC). If your club is currently coaching children in this age group and you would be interested in further information then please provide your Coach/Team Manager details, together with number of children coached in this age group, to Leo Toomey at:
New information on National Water Polo Talent Development has been issued, if you are involved in Water Polo, please read and pass on to your players/coaches/parents. Click here for Talent Development information.
The ASA are very excited to reveal the launch of our brand new and industry leading qualification - the ASA Level 2 Award in Coaching Open Water Swimming (QCF)https://v3.pebblepad.co.uk/v3portfolio/british_swimming/Asset/View/5jd4tb53skmq7jb5ynt8z9nmcw