Coach development

Coach development is pivotal to the development of swimming in the region and we are committed to working with the coaches within East Region to ensure that there are appropriate opportunities for formal coach education and continuous development. 

We consult with clubs and coaches to provide a range of development opportunities and, through our Coaches Forum, work with coaches to ensure that our competitions best meet the needs of our athletes.

Nxt Generation Coaching

Home Nations Coaching Conference

Venue; Lancashire Cricket Ground, Old Trafford, Manchester

Dates; Friday 16th and Saturday 17th November 2018

Audience; Aimed at coaches who are coaching within the Home Nations Talent Pathways

Cost; £260 early bird offer price

The home nations together with support from British Swimming have collaborated to bring you this exciting and innovative programme, which brings speakers from inside and outside of the swimming fraternity to share their experiences and knowledge on the development of talent in sport.  The presentations and discussions will stimulate and guide your thinking in connecting and coaching with the next generation of athletes.

Conference programme and booking form.

 Lane coaching opportunities

Applications are now open for lane coaching and observation opportunities at the Regional Development Camps 2018.

These will run on Sunday the 23rd September (Stanground, Peterborough), 14th October (Basildon Sporting Village) and 18thNovember (Ipswich High School). Please complete the booking form and return to

There are also regular opportunities for coaches to learn and gain experience at a range of regional events, both in the classroom and on poolside. 

Please sign up to our Swimming Coaches Newsletter to keep up to date with the latest opportunities. 

For more information contact the Regional Swimming Talent Officer, Kevin Pickard.

Off the Blocks is a free, online resource developed by British Swimming and available to all teachers & coaches working with swimmers within Britain.

The resource includes video examples of elite Male & Female swimmers, plus age group Male & Female exemplars, as well as downloadable factsheets for coaches to use on poolside.