My name is Sarah Small and I am one of two Regional Development Officers for the North East. The purpose of my role is to work with the current ASA North East regional, ASA North Division and the ASA central team to implement the aims and objectives of the North East Regional business plan 2013-2017. This means that I will predominately, although not exclusively, be supporting the development of aquatics in the region within the areas of: Club Development, Workforce Development, Talent and Participation. I live in County Durham so it is likely that I will be working with the clubs in the North of the region, however my remit is for the whole of the North East so please feel free to contact me if you are from any club, organisation or business within the North East.
Matt Wylie (S9, City of Sunderland) competing in the LEN European Junior Swimming Championships in Dordrecht, Netherlands, led a British top three as he took Gold in the MC 100m Freestyle in a time of 59.92 for 786 points.
Wylie said: “I was really happy with my performance. It was fantastic competing against some of Europe's best junior athletes and to come away with a gold medal is an added bonus.”
There was also success for Amelia Clynes (City of Leeds SC) when she took the bronze medal in the 200m Butterfly as well as setting a new British Age Group record (14 years).
In order to create a consistent approach, all Team Manager Training courses need to be registered with the ASA Awarding Body, via the Regional Office. The courses will be made available to all NE Region clubs to allow as many people to attend as possible. The venues chosen will be at no cost to the Region, therefore cutting down on costs. Administration work will be carried out by the Regional Office to ensure a consistent approach.
The National Water Polo Academy is a six day training camp, which takes place each summer at Millfield School, with the lovely back-drop of Street in Somerset. This year we are inviting boys and girls born 2001 to the Academy, to identify and further develop the Country’s best young water polo players. One of the aims of the Academy is to identify athletes for possible selection for high level training at our National Talent camps in Cardiff commencing January 2015.
20 Hull residents benefit from £10,000 in Swimming Trust Funding, participation in swimming will benefit from more qualified swimming teachers in Hull. Check out the case study to see how Dawn Wainman is using her qualifications with older residents in Hull.
Protocol for Non IOSCourses organised within the ASANorth Division/ASA North East Region/ASA North West Region
All Requestsfor Non IOS Courses(ie; ASA Team Manager/ASA Time to Listen)must be sent to the Regional Office at least 6 – 8weeks prior to the required date of the courseto enable the region to action the following:-
Regional Office will organise and co-ordinate the course.
Regional Office will source Venue Hire (if required)
Regional Office will source the Tutor(if required)
Regional Office will publish the course on the Regional website(s), publish via social media,circulate to all clubs, county associations and relevant partners etc.
Course booking forms to be completed by individuals and sent to the regional office.
Payment of £10.00 per person to be sent with booking form to the regional office. (refundable if decision taken by region)
All paperwork and certificates (where applicable) will be sent out from the regional office.
Please Note: No courses will be approved and CPD’s authorised unless the above protocol is completed.