Clubs have until 31st March 2019 to submit details for the Swim England Teaching and Coaching Register. All clubs are required to provide details of all of their active coaches and teachers, both paid and volunteers and across all disciplines, via the Online Membership System. Swim England has provided a guide to help clubs and a
A Level 2 Open Water Coaching Course is now available to book. The course will have face-to-face days on 2nd June and 17th August with online learning to complete between these two dates. Bookings will be accepted from members of clubs affiliated to Swim England East Region and places will cost £325 per learner. For
Congratulations to the regional winners of the 2018 Masters Decathlon Competition! Each year the top three swimmers in the region in each category are pulled from the national results and receive a regional trophy. The 2018 winners are:
The next regional Para-Swimming training session will be running at Hertforshire Sports Village, Hatfield, on 23rd February 2019. The day will include a guest speaker as well as the usual land and pool-based sessions. There is also a session for coaches to learn more about land training for Para-Swimmers with physiotherapist Stephen Batchelor. For further
On Sunday 10th March we have a great event running from 10am – 4pm at Freckenham Village Hall (IP28 8JB) that is free for East Region club coaches to attend. Book now to reserve your place!
During the year, the Region will be starting an audit of club constitutions to ensure that these comply with the amended Model Club Constitution, issued by Swim England in August 2018. All clubs should review constitutions on an annual basis, and are required to submit their constitutions to the Region for approval, every four years.
Swim England is launching a Coaching and Teaching Register in 2019 that will bring benefits to clubs, coaches, teachers and participants. From January to March 2019 all clubs will be required to provide basic information on all active coaches and teachers, regardless of qualification or discipline for inclusion on a new Swim England Coaching and
Congratulations to all of the swimmers from the East Region who took part in the National Para-Swimming Championships took place on 1st and 2nd of December in Manchester. The event saw multiple British records, including one for Colchester Phoenix’s Ellie Challis who, at 14, broke the record in the SB2 50m breaststroke. Further information about
The Synchronised Swimming National Age Group Competition took place in Gloucester on 24th and 25th November and featured four clubs from the East Region. The figures competition requires a minimum figure grade to enter and saw swimmers from Aqualina, Hatfield and Norwich all take part. Chelmsford beat Henley to win the 15-18 mixed-duet title and
The East Region Masters Inter-County Competition was held at Basildon Sporting Village on 17th November and saw Essex come away with top spot after finishing on 246 points. They were followed by Norfolk with 226 points, Bedfordshire on 214 points and Suffolk just beat Hertfordshire with 168 and 165 points respectively. The full results of
Congratulations to Masters swimmers from clubs in the Region who took part in the Swim England Masters Championships in Sheffield which ran from 26th-28th October. Medals were won by many swimmers from the Region and several records were broken too: Team Anglia broke the European record for the ladies 200+ 4×100 medley relay (pictured: Helen
Congratulations to the swimmers from the East Region selected for the British Para-Swimming performance squads: Podium: Jessica-Jayne Applegate (Co Norwich), Louise Fiddes (Hatfield) Podium Potential: Jordan Catchpole (Co Norwich), Danielle Hartin (Basildon & Phoenix), Grace Harvey (Hoddesdon) Academy Squad: Roan Brennan (Basildon & Phoenix), Ellie Challis (Colchester)