Hall of Fame

Welcome to our Hall of Fame page.  There are 4 Categories where members can be inducted into our Hall of Fame

 

Athlete

For an athlete to be inducted into the Hall of Fame they will fulfil one or more of the areas below:

  1. Must have had success in either of the criteria below and contributed to the development of Poole Swimming Club and the local swimming community to bring around positive change.
    1. International Athlete in a major Junior or Senior Championship.
    2. Broken and held British Records
    3. British Champion

  2. Must have extraordinarily contributed towards the development of Poole Swimming Club and the local swimming in an incredibly significant way over a period of time.

Volunteer / Administrator / Official

For a volunteer/ administrator or official to be inducted into the Hall of Fame they will fulfil one or more of the areas below:

  1. Must illustrate having made an extraordinary impact to the sport. The nomination must demonstrate why there is something special about the achievements an individual has made and show where they have made a significant difference.

  2. Long service is not part of the criteria. Although having achieved over a period is helpful, it is more about the outcomes and achievements. There must have been a demonstrable positive change brought about as a result of the individuals’ input.

Coach

For a coach to be inducted into the Hall of Fame they will fulfil one or more of the areas below:

  1. Enabled an athlete to break through to the levels stated below and contributed to the development of Poole Swimming Club, Dorset County ASA, Swim England South West or Swim England to bring around positive change. 
    1. International Athlete in a major Junior or Senior Championship.
    2. Broken and held British Records
    3. British Champion

  2. Coached their region or country at an International competition and contributed to the development of Poole Swimming Club, Dorset County ASA, Swim England South West or Swim England to bring around positive change

  3. Coaching a Poole Swimming Club team to break through to the very highest levels of attainment and contributed to the development of Poole Swimming Club, Dorset County, Swim England South West or Swim England to bring around positive change

  4. Must have extraordinarily contributed towards the development of Poole Swimming Club and the local swimming in an incredibly significant way over a period time.

British Swimming or Swim England Annual Award Winner

Any recipient of an annual British Swimming or Swim England award will be automatically inducted into the Hall of Fame citing the reasons they earned such an accolade.

HALL OF FAME

Norma Thomas

British Diving Olympic 6th Rome, 1960

 

Jasmine McCrea (Athlete)

British Swimming European Juniors, Netanya, 2017

British Swimming European Juniors, Helsinki, 2018

 

Jacob Peters (Athlete)

British Swimming Age Group Record 50m & 100m Fly, 2016

British Swimming World Juniors, Indianapolis, 2017

England Commonwealth Games, Gold Coast, 2018 (Silver Medal)

British Swimming European Juniors, Helsinki 2018

British Swimming European Championships, Glasgow, 2019 (Gold Medal)

British Swimming Champion 50m, 100m, 200m Fly, Edinburgh 2020

British Swimming Olympics, Tokyo 2020(1) -21st 100m Butterfly

 

Robbie Hemmings (Athlete)

British Swimming Age Group Record 50m & 100m Back, 2018

 

Barry Alldrick (Coach)

Coach for Swim England Tri-Nations, Ligan, 2016

Swim England South West Head Coach, Zagreb, 2016

Swim England Performance Coach of the Year 2017

Swim England South West Head Coach, Zagreb, 2017

Coach for British Swimming, European Juniors, Helsinki 2018

Swim England National Development Camp Head Coach 2019

Swim England National Event Camp Head Coach 2020

Swim England National Junior Squad Head Coach 2021

 

Jan Hutchings (Coach)

Swim England National Event Coach 2021 + 2022

Swim England South West Coach, Lisbon, 2019

Lead Coach to Southern Junior League Champion Team in 2019

 

Gordon Smart (Volunteer/ Administrator)

Swim England National Award for Services to Aquatics 2015