LACACS & NEW County Performance Squads



  • 11 – 17 years old at the end of the year (talented 10 years old at Head Coach discretion, space permitting)


  • Must hold and EQT for 2019 as of 31st December 2019. However, space permitting, swimmers that hold times within the 10% of EQT’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 1.40/45 as a minimum
    • to achieve 6m on under water phases of all strokes as a minimum



  • Must attend land sessions


  • 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 Club events which should also be swum within the season calendar


  • 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)




LACACS County Performance Squad –


Newham County Performance Squad -