The British Swimming DQ report form has been re-issued. The version number is now 5.3. Please make sure you use this one at future galas.
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With the announcement that Jamie Main will be standing down as the Nottingham Swim Squads (NOVA) head coach, we can announce that we have appointed Nathan Hilton.
Nathan currently coaches at the Royal Wolverhampton School and we have agreed that, like Jamie, he will stay with his current swimmers until after the Commonwealth trials.
He will however, be coming to a session this week to meet people and we will be arranging other meetings in the next few weeks.
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For these championships swimmers are assumed to be competing unless they have notified the organisers that they wish to withdraw, failure to notify a withdrawal for any reason will leave an empty lane and is subject to a £10 fine. Please make sure that all swimmers are aware of the procedures below:-
Withdraw prior to the day of meet: firstname.lastname@example.org
Withdrawal on the day of meet: Final notice of the withdrawal of swimmers from a club must be reported to the recorders no later than one hour prior to the start of the session, using the forms provided. Failure to notify a withdrawal which results in an empty lane is subject to a £10 fine.
Last minute problems: A text message may be sent to 07725 320970
The promoter cannot accept any responsibility for an email or text message for whatever reason, is not received. Once the event has been seeded, subsequent withdrawals will only be allowed on genuine medical grounds.
Withdraw from a final: Swimmers or reserves wishing to withdraw from a final must inform the recorders within 15 minutes of the publication of the list of finalists. Withdrawals after these deadlines may only be made without penalty, on medical grounds. Failure by a swimmer or reserve to notify a withdrawal which results in an empty lane is subject to a £10 fine.
Fines are applicable at any gala during the Championships. All fines must be paid before the swimmer competes again any of the current or future County Championship galas. In the event of a swimmer not paying the fine, the club in whose name the swimmer has entered the competition shall be responsible for payment.
The Notts ASA Winter Age Group Gala 2014 is taking place at Beechdale Baths this Sunday (19th January). We have published provisional session times on the website now which details the warm up times. Please note that if you need to withdraw for whatever reason you let us know either by email (up to Saturday Evening) at email@example.com or by text message to 07725320970. any withdrawals should be made no later than the start of the warm up for the session in which the withdrawal is for. Withdrawals can also be made in person at the announcers desk. We will not reply to any emails or text messages regarding withdrawals.
There is a free of charge Aquatic Helper workshop running at SportPark in Loughborough on Thursday 23rd January, from 6-9pm.
The Aquatic Helper course is aimed at those 14 years and over who have an aquatic background and are interested in helping experienced teachers or coaches on poolside, at their club or during swimming lessons. It is an ideal opportunity for young people who are undertaking their Duke of Edinburgh award or those who wish to go on to take their ASA/UKCC Level 1 Award in Teaching or Coaching. This interactive workshop provides an overview of the basic skills and knowledge young leaders or volunteers require when helping on poolside.
Following on from this theory session candidates will need to complete some practical work which can be done through their club.
For details and to book please click here.
Calverton and Bingham SC are looking to recruit part-time coaches (travelling expenses will be paid) to join their enthusiastic and dedicated Coaching Team.
- Assistant Head Coach - to work closely with and as an assistant to the Head Coach in all aspects and assist in the formulation and deliverance of the clubs Annual Coaching Plan to the clubs County Squad swimmers (10yrs upwards).
- Development Squad Coach - to manage a squad of County development swimmers (9-12yr olds) and to formulate and deliver a specific training programme to aid their development in accordance with the clubs Annual Coaching Plan.
Ideally both coaching positions would be UKCC Level 2 qualified or Level 1 working towards Level 2; but if you are motivated, progressive and are just passionate about coaching swimming, and wish to do this with a large highly competitive Nottinghamshire club, all applications will be considered on merit. Any required further training will be club-funded.
Please send a letter of interest and accompanying CV to:-
Kath Needham (Chairman CABSC), 162A Mansfield Lane, Calverton Nottingham, NG14 6HN
Or e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Further details available on request.
Closing Date: 31st January 2014
Nottingham Leander Swimming Club has been the overall Nottinghamshire League Winner for 12 years in a row competing successfully at local, regional and National level, and were National League Cup Finalists in 2009. We are a club with approximately 400 members offering training opportunities for swimmers and polo players from 4-94 years of age. As members of the Nottinghamshire ASA we are also a feeder club for Nova Centurion.
We are seeking a truly inspirational Chief Coach who will continue to build and develop the success of the Club. The successful candidate will ideally hold a recognised coaching qualification and the club would be supportive of the candidate’s desire to achieve ASA level 3. The role requires vision, leadership and flexibility working with and responsible to the Committee for all aspects of coaching and competition.
The successful candidate will inspire, motivate and support the development of both swimmers and polo players to help them achieve their full potential.
As a passionate, energetic and committed individual, the Chief Coach will also mentor and manage the Clubs Coaches and volunteers.
This is a paid roll up to 20 hours a week.
Closing date for applications is Sunday 19th January 2014
For further details contact email@example.com
After many discussions over the last few moths we have listened to what you want with regards to the league information pages on the website. for 2014 we have now split the stage 1 Trophy Galas, Stage 2 and Stage 3 Leagues onto different pages.
The stage 1 Page and initial information for 2014 has been released. The Stage 2 and Stage 3 information will be published soon.
Click Here to go to the leagues pages.