Must hold either a 2019 RQT. However, space permitting, swimmers that hold times that are within 5% of the RQT’s and are able to meet the training criteria, may be given the opportunity to train with the above squad at the Head Coach discretion but will be very closely monitored
Must be able
To hold 20 x 100’s of 1.30 as a minimum
to achieve 10m on under water phases of all strokes as a minimum
Must be on poolside 20 minutes before sessions/competition warm up’s to complete a pre pool warm up
Any swimmers arriving later that 10 minutes that the scheduled start time of each of the pool sessions will not be permitted to swim unless reason is communicated in ample time to the squad coach, prior to the session.
Must complete all sessions appropriately (from warm ups to swim downs) to the best of their ability in relation to the set. Swimmers are to complete all sets, should they be identified as getting out in the middle of sessions, this will be notified and cause for concern as to the swimmers suitability to the squad
Must remain after session for 10 minutes, in order to complete sufficient post pool stretches
Must attend all stated competitions specific to the squad – with a minimum of 7 external galas/competitions, excluding County/Region/Club events. During the season’s race calendar, swimmers are expected to compete in County/Region/Club events.
Must notify squad coach of any lengthy periods of missing practice due to injury/illness
Must hold all kit expected of the squad. (Kit list)