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  • Orpington Ojays seeks a Level 2 swimming coach

    30th June 2021

    Orpington Ojays is a large, family-orientated club with seven competitive squads in addition to our learn-to-swim classes: Tadpoles, development squads, and a competitive Masters squad, and is looking to recruit an enthusiastic, passionate and motivational coach for our friendly, successful and SwimMark-accredited club.  The successful candidate will hold the Swim England Level 2 coaching certificate (or be a strong Level 1 with relevant experience, and working towards Level 2) with a proven track record, a high level of technical understanding and progressive ideas.   You will be directly responsible for coaching one of our squads including training, setting and reviewing goals, and working with the land-training coach to make sure the swimmers achieve their aims.  We will expect you to attend competitions throughout the year and give clear, constructive feedback to the swimmers.  Alongside the committee - and as part of the coaching team - you will...

  • New Zoom CPD for Masters Coaches and Helpers - 28 June 2021 - 19:30 – 21:00

    28th June 2021

    Kent County ASA are pleased to announce that the South East Region has put together a new online CPD designed to help both Masters coaches and coaches who may cover Masters sessions to expand their knowledge of Masters coaching. We also know that many clubs use volunteers to cover these sessions,...

  • An online development camp has been arranged for Kent's 11-year-old club swimmers

    27th June 2021

    An online camp via Zoom will take place on 27 June, starting at 09:00 and finishing at 12:30, open to all Kent County Age Group swimmers who are 11 years of age as at 31st December 2021. We will accept athletes on a 'first come, first served' basis, although the capacity available should be more...

  • Swim England's Contribution to the Centre for Child Protection and Safeguarding Research

    21st May 2021

    Follow us: We want to ensure that we are doing all we can to keep sport safe. Therefore, it is crucial that we fully understand the experiences of our membership, including negative experiences. As you are a current or past participant we would like to invite you to...

  • Kent's 'back-to-the-pool' support for our clubs

    12th May 2021

    We have just circulated details of our 'back-to-the-pool' grant scheme to club secretaries, and which we hope will go a little way towards helping our clubs return to a more normal situation, especially with over 18's imminently being allowed back into training. There is no application...

  • Jane Nickerson praises Swim England’s 18+ club members' patience

    11th May 2021

    Delighted Swim England chief executive Jane Nickerson has praised the patience of over 18 members after they were given the green light to return to club training sessions next week. Prime Minister Boris Johnson has announced further relaxation of the coronavirus restrictions will go ahead as...

  • City of Canterbury have an opening for a Director of Swimming

    8th May 2021

    We have an opening at City of Canterbury Swimming Club for a Director of Swimming. This is a huge opportunity to join our team and become a member of one of the most competitive swimming clubs around. Please do get in touch for more information - I look forward to hearing from you soon. ...

  • Update on return to competition

    8th May 2021

    I recently met with a number of county colleagues from several disciplines to establish a plan for a return of county competition. It was clear that both Artistic Swimming and Water Polo have plans in place and discipline managers, Erica Moo and Ben McDonald are working closely with clubs across...

  • Funding and back-to-the pool support

    8th May 2021

    We are only too aware of the issues as clubs struggle to get up-and-running at the same levels as before Covid-19 closed down our clubs and pools. As a county, we are working on providing grants to all our affiliated clubs to be used for initiatives to increase membership and get as many people...

  • Kent Masters Swimmer Sandra Vincent

    8th May 2021

    Sadly, Kent and Black Lion Masters swimmer Sandra Vincent passed away earlier this year after spending nearly a week in Wisdom Hospice. She was a talented and passionate swimmer, gaining all the Kent freestyle records (and many others) for her age group and even became 6th in the world for her...

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