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The Gemma Yates Memorial Trophy is an award is for Endeavour. For a synchronised swimming competitor who has had to overcome or cope with great difficulties. Each club competing at National or Regional level are invited to nominate a swimmer or and athlete who has shown endeavour over the previous twelve months.
All nominations should be forwarded to Anne Clark and the closing date for nominations is Monday 20th April 2015. The award will be presented in Gloucester on Sunday 3rd May at the National Synchronised Swimming Championships.
Please click on the following like which contains more information on the nomination criteria and the process involved: Gemma Yates Memorial Trophy - nomination information.
Study from home and in the pool through a brand new 'blended learning' programme to become a Level 1 Swimming Coach.
Technical Unit Venue: The Dolphin Centre, Darlington, DL1 5RP
Start date: 1st May 2015
Technical Unit Dates: 5th June (5pm - 9pm), 6th and 7th June (10am - 7pm) 2015.
For more information about the course, please click here.
The David Sparkes Award celebrates innovation throughout the aquatics industry, from pool design to methods of training, energy saving, Learn to Swim, new technology or increases in aquatic participation. There are no set criteria for the award. The innovation simply has to be new and proven to have made a real difference. The award is open to anyone, including groups, clubs, counties, regions or companies and individuals do not have to be a member of the ASA.
Submissions must be made by 15th July in the year of the award and a panel of three will sit to assess the winner.
The winner will receive a cheque for £1,000 presented at the ASA annual award ceremony. Click here for more details.
Gosforth and West Denton Pools are looking for Swimming Teachers and Swimming Instructors. For more information, please click on the link below:
Ray Gordon, Finance Manager of the ASA North East Region, member of the Northumberland and Durham Management Board and member of the ASA Sports Board, was presented with the Torch Trust Trophy Award by the Countess of Wessex on 24th February. The annual Torch Trust Trophy Awards recognise those who have dedicated themselves to volunteering insports at grassroots level, through working with clubs and community initiatives. This year's awards were held at the Army and Navy Club, Pall Mall, London.
For more information on the awards, please click here.