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Top Squad

Please click on the Timetable tab under 'Training' for information on current timetables.

Swimmers in this squad are expected to compete regularly in both league galas and open meets throughout the year. Swimmers follow a challenging training cycle and therefore must approach swimming with a professional attitude in terms of discipline and dedication. In return swimmers will be supported in all areas necessary for them to achieve their personal goals. 

Coach –  Emily Court ([email protected])

Swimmer / Coach Ratio not to exceed 30:1

Total training hours available per week – 8.5 hours water time + 1 hour Strength & Conditioning

Minimum attendance: 4 sessions per week

The minimum age for all athletes is 11 years old 

Any exceptions will be at the discretion of the Head Coach.

 

Top Squad entry requirements
– To have attained a Kent County Qualification time in more than one stroke.
– A prior track record of reliable attendance to club galas must be shown.
– To have demonstrated commitment to the club and to competitive swimming through work ethic in training and attendance at appropriate competitions.

 

 

‚ÄčSwimming Equipment required

Kickboard
Pull buoy
Drinks bottle (Full)
Short fins
Hand paddles
Snorkel
Recording Board
Drag shorts (Optional)
Competition Requirements
Club Hat (plus spare) – compulsory to wear
Club Polo Shirt – compulsory to wear
Goggles (plus spare)
Club Tracksuit – Optional

 

All swimmers who gain County or Regional qualification, and those that are chosen to represent the club at a gala, MUST endeavour to make themselves available for these competitions. The Head Coach will not guarantee the Squad place of a swimmer who consistently does not participate in open meets and/or club galas.  Swimmers are expected to attend the recommended number of open meets each season as well as the National Arena Swimming League, Kent Junior League, Kent Relays, Club Championships, County, Regional & National Championships if qualified. All competitions are subject to change. Any swimmer wishing to enter a competition outside of the proposed gala list is required to consult with the Head Coach beforehand.

 

 

 

 

 
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