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Swim England Resources are LIVE!

A note from our National Talent Officer, Mike Parker regarding the brilliant new resources that are now online and the plans for the coming weeks:   Hi Team Please see the links to the introduction to the support package Swim England are planning on providing going forward and the 1st workshop. All will be posted

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Voluntary Advert – Communications Lead for Diving Leadership Group

Swim England is seeking a Communications Lead to join the Diving Leadership Group on a voluntary basis. The Diving Leadership Group is responsible for Diving development and competition on behalf of the national governing body in England. They are looking to appoint a Communication Lead on a voluntary basis to further develop and drive forward

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A message from the National and Regional Talent Teams

Message from the National Talent Team:   Dear Coaches and Committee Members,   In light of the current situation that our country finds itself in, specifically with the recent closure of leisure facilities and club programmes, the Club Development team are working extremely hard to produce an FAQ document to support our clubs in this

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Cancellation of Regional Competitions and Events due to Coronavirus

UPDATED JULY 2020 Competitions and events are now cancelled through to  31st December 2020 In the light of Government guidance, and the latest statement from Swim England https://www.swimming.org/swimengland/coronavirus-statement/ Swim England East Region has cancelled all competitions and development events until 31st May 2020.  We know that this decision will be a huge disappointment to our coaches,

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Refund status

All refunds for the 1500m Long Course event have been made via Paypal. All refunds for the main Long Course events, including para entries have been made.

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East Region Diving Judges Pass National Course

Congratulations to Dan Murphy (Cambridge Dive Team) and Julie Busano (Dacorum DC) who have passed their Judge Level 2 course!  The course was part of the National Judge School which ran along the Team Z England Talent athlete camp in Leeds on 29th February and 1st March.

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Open Water Coach Development Day Pilot Success

On 29th February 2020, the Region hosted it’s first open water coach development day in Hatfield.  The event was also acting as a pilot to help shape future national open water coach development requirements and opportunities.  For further details from day, please read the event report.

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Funding Available for Water Polo Tutor Training Programme

We are looking for someone to train as a Water Polo Tutor/ Assessor within the East Region and have funding available to pay for the training programme. In return we ask for commitment to deliver some courses for the Region. If you think you meet the person specification, and can commit to the programme dates,

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Swimming Coaches Conference 2020 – Event Report

On Wednesday 4th March, 95 coaches descended on the Fielder Centre in Hatfield for a day of learning, sharing and developing. With more than 75% of the regional championships qualifying clubs in attendance, it was a great showing and a wonderful opportunity for our coaches to develop. To see so many club coaches both full

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Swimming camps galore this February half term!

Half term was a very busy week for our development team with three swimming camps all taking place in the same week! We had two camps on the Monday and Tuesday in Peterborough for a group of athletes who just missed qualifying for the summer national championships in the 18-19 season. The Performance Foundations Camps

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Louise Becomes Masters Manager

Louise Mackie has responded to our pleas for a volunteer to take on the role of East Region Masters Manager.  As many of you will know, our former Masters Manager Sharon Perry stood down at our ACM due to work pressures.  We have been be advertising for a replacement since September, and Louise has thankfully

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Event cancellations or entry withdrawals due to Public Health Emergencies

Swim England East Region has reviewed its practices in the light of the current spread of Coronavirus (COVID-19).  Members and spectators should note that, due to the known risk element of Coronavirus Swim England East Region cannot offer any refund or recompense to athletes, coaches, or spectators for any expenses incurred in relation to an

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