Senior Performance

Senior Performance

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Coach: Claudia Clements CLAUDIACriteria 

 

National Squad Criteria

* Athletes must be aged 14 and Over. Any athletes aged 14 must be competing as a 15 year old in the 2019 season

* Athletes must maintain a minimum of 7 pool sessions and 3 gym sessions per week (unless otherwise agreed with lead coach)

* Athletes must have shown that they consistently attended a minimum of 7 pool sessions per week within the 2017/18 or 2018/19 seasons in order to be considered for a place within the National Squad

* Attendance will be assessed at the end of each swimming cycle (Christmas, Easter, Summer), those not attending 7 or more pool session may be asked to move to a more suitable squad for their commitment levels, with exception of exam period

* Quality and Threshold sessions are compulsory sessions which all athletes must attend (unless arranged otherwise with lead coach)

* All athletes must display an attitude, commitment and lifestyle which indicates that competitive swimming is of a high priority to them outside of academics

* Athletes must have qualified and competed in either, Winter National Championships, British Championships (Trials), British Summer Championships or English Summer Nationals

* Athletes who qualify for the following events will be expected to attend, Winter Regionals, Winter Nationals, British Championships (Trials), Regional Championships, British/English Summer Nationals

* With limited gym space, athletes not being respectful to staff or equipment whilst in the gym will lose this training opportunity

* All athletes will be expected to take holidays at appropriate times in the year so not to disrupt training into key meets

Senior Performance Criteria

* Athletes must be aged 14 and Over. Any athletes aged 14 must be competing as a 15 year old in the 2019 season

* Athletes must maintain a minimum of 7 pool sessions and 2 gym sessions per week (unless otherwise agreed with lead coach)

* Attendance will be assessed at the end of each swimming cycle (Christmas, Easter, Summer), those not attending 7 or more pool session may be asked to move to a more suitable squad for their commitment levels, with exception of exam period

* Quality and Threshold sessions are compulsory sessions which all athletes must attend (unless arranged otherwise with lead coach)

* All athletes must display an attitude, commitment and lifestyle which indicates that competitive swimming is of a high priority to them outside of academics

* Athletes must have qualified with Automatic times and competed in a minimum of 2 Regional Events in the 2017/18 and 2018/19 period

* Should space be available within Senior Performance, swimmers with either one Automatic Regional time or one or more Consideration Times who compete at the Winter or Summer Regional Championships may be accepted at the coaches discretion

* Athletes who qualify for the following events will be expected to attend, Winter Regionals, Winter Nationals, British Championships (Trials), Regional Championships, British/English Summer Nationals

* With limited gym space, athletes not being respectful to staff or equipment whilst in the gym will lose this training opportunity

* All athletes will be expected to take holidays at appropriate times in the year so not to disrupt training into key meets

 

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