Competitive Performance Squad

Coach: Ron Philpot

Criteria for Performance Squad (Previously NDS & RDS)

The Performance Squad will be divided into Junior (13-14 years) and Senior (15+ years).

Swimmers movement up into the Competitive Performance Squad will be based on age and achievement of the set criteria below.

Please note: fulfilling the criteria does not guarantee movement and will always be at the discretion of the Head Coach.

Aims of the squad: Competitive and physical development, national qualifying and regional times, potential ability, technical skills, mental attitude, racing ability, training ethos, lifestyle management, ambition and taking responsibility for their own actions and punctuality and respect to coaches and other volunteers on poolside.

All swimmers MUST be self-motivated to achieve their goals and to maintain attendance and enter in ALL competitions as set out by the Head Coach in the club’s competition calendar. Swimmers in the Competitive Performance Squad must be prepared to represent the club at major competitions as requested by the Head Coach.

Swimmers’ places in the Competitive Performance Squad will be reviewed based on continuing achievement of the squad criteria and performance or at the discretion of the Head Coach.

The Head Coach will reserve the right to recommend that swimmers that are not attendingcompetitions and/or not achieving the criteria move to another squad.

Training Times:

Monday: 6am – 7.30am 6pm – 8pm Venue K2 Crawley

Tuesday: 6am – 7.30am 6pm – 8pm Venue K2 Crawley

Wednesday: 6am – 7.30am Venue K2 Crawley

Thursday: 6pm – 7.45pm Venue K2 Crawley

Friday: 6am – 7.30am 6pm – 7pm Venue K2 Crawley

Sunday: 7.30am – 9.30am Venue K2 Crawley

Total Hours Available: 14.75 Hours