National Squad - £122.00 per month

Lead Coach - Dan Cocking

Assistants - Luke Howdle, Charlotte Holmes, Jack Moulton

Squad Liaison Officer - Janine Booth

Criteria

  • Swimmers would normally be between 12 and 17 years of age
  • Have advanced stroke technique and effective turns in all four strokes
  • Swimmers will normally be of National Standard
  • Be able to perform a 400 individual medley under ASA laws and swim 1500m continuously using competition turns
  • Minimum attendance of six or seven sessions (11 & 12 year olds), seven or eight sessions (13 & 14 year olds), eight or nine sessions (14+ year olds) per week

Aims

  • To enforce the swimmers’ competition and training skills, ready for the intense training required in Senior Elite Squad
  • To introduce swimmers to energy systems and cyclical training
  • To build stability and basic strength through harder land training
  • To educate swimmers on time management, healthy lifestyles and gala protocols
  • To build the swimmers’ discipline and commitment level
  • Swimmers will target National Championships, North East Region Championships, Yorkshire Championships, Speedo Leagues and various Open Meets. There are also trips around the country and abroad for selected swimmers
  • From September 2021 Training Times are:

Pool 

Land Training

Venue 

Monday 

05:30 - 07:30

Ponds Forge

16:00 - 18:00

Cage

Ponds Forge

Tuesday

05:30 - 07:30

Ponds Forge

16:00 - 18:00

Land

Ponds Forge

Wednesday

16:00 - 18:00

Ponds Forge

Thursday

05:30 - 07:30

Cage 

Ponds Forge

16:00 - 18:00

Ponds Forge

Friday 

16:00 - 18:00

Ponds Forge

Saturday

05:30 - 07:30

Land

Ponds Forge