Pure Gold

 

Mark Staiger

LEAD COACH: MARK STAIGER

  • High level of commitment and attendance is required
  • Up to 9 Sessions on offer per week (morning training by invitation)
  • Up to 16.25 hours of swim time per week plus land training
  • Swims at Level 1-4 Open Meets

SQUAD SCHEDULE: View the Current Squad Training Schedule

SQUAD REP: Sara Alford

SQUAD STRUCTURE: View the Overall Squad Structure

REQUIRED EQUIPMENT: View all here

SQUAD TARGET PERFORMANCE CRITERIA FOR ENTRY INTO PURE GOLD

Squad criteria and moves are now based on a number of differing criteria and test sets, with a points based system, to ensure that the swimmers who aspire to continually improve will be given the opportunity to do so.

Credit (points) will be given for the following:

  • Attendance averaging > 67% of sessions
  • Development of good technique/skills (per stroke)
  • Good training etiquette
  • Desire to aspire to swim at County, Regionals and above
  • 4 x Squad times (set out in the squad swim table)
  • 1 x Regional automatic time over 50m  
  • 2 x Regional base times over 50m
  • 2 x Surrey times over 50m
  • Previous year National qualifier  

Credit will be also given for completing each of the following test sets (demonstrating required technique):

  • 24 x 100m Freestyle @ 1.30
  • 16 x 50m Fly @ 1.00
  • 10 x 100m Breastroke @ 2.00
  • 18 x 100m Backstroke @ 1.40

Please visit the FAQ and contact your squad coach should you have any further questions regarding these criteria.