Club Newsletter | September 2019
Welcome to the September Club Newsletter
Last Chance to Book!
Bookings for Regional Para-Swimming on 21st September close on Friday 13th September. Please visit our website to book.

Bookings for Amy Williams' motivational talk on 22nd September close on 11th September and are first come, first served.
Water Polo Coaching Courses
Don't forget to register your interest for both Assistant Water Polo Coach (Level 1) and Water Polo Coach (Level 2) courses.

Once we have enough learners for a viable course, those on the list will be contacted with details of the next available course in the region.
Synchro Squad Trials
The final set of trials for the East Region Synchro Squad will take place on 22nd September. Swimmers aged 15-18 (as at 31/12/20) who hold Figure Grade 4 or above are now able to apply for the trials.

Selection criteria have been sent to all clubs in the region, the deadline for applications is 13th September 2019.

There are currently 74 SwimMark accredited clubs in the East Region, covering all disciplines.

SwimMark is the quality mark for Good Governance within our sport, and is often used as a check list for clubs.

If you would like to have a chat about SwimMark, and what is involved, please get in touch, and a member of staff will give you a call or come and visit your club.

Safeguarding our Sport

This is a simple reminder that all personel that have regular contact with children and young people, must have a Swim England DBS check, and have attended a 'Safeguarding and Protecting Children and Young People' workshop.

Both elements expire after three years and must be renewed.

If you are in need of attending a Safeguarding workshop, you can find some regionally hosted ones on our website.
Coach Observation Opportunities
There are plenty of coach observation opportunities, for all disciplines, both in and out of the East Region. Get in touch to find out suitable opportuntieis for yourself!

These opportunities include an invitation to apply to observe the Swimming National Development Camps around the country. This is the link to more information and the application form.
Regional Staff Contacts
Leanne Brace - East Region Development Manager

Kevin Pickard - East Region Swimming Talent Officer

Amy Bryant - East Region Development Officer

Jo Stalley - East Region Administrator

Dean Walker - Swim England Club Development Officer