Coaching/Volunteers News

  • Fri 24 Jan 2014 16:22

    Spaces available on Billy Pye Coaches Workskop

    THERE are still places available for a workshop with Billy Pye - coach to Great Britain Paralympic swimming star Ellie Simmonds - at Hatfield Sports Village on Sunday, February 23 (10am-4.30pm). Click here for further details.
  • Wed 11 Dec 2013 18:05

    Referees' exam success

    CONGRATULATIONS to the following Regional technical officials who have passed this year's British Swimming Referee examination: Andrew Fitt (St Ives SC), Derek Hughes (Hemel Hempstead SC), Graham Briars (West Suffolk SC), Mark Horrod (Hemel Hempstead SC), Nigel Utting (Great Yarmouth SC).
  • Thu 05 Dec 2013 22:30

    Spaces still available on workshops

    THERE are still spaces available on the Safeguarding & Protecting Workshop on December 15 at the regional office (10am-1pm). Anyone wishing to attend please email Leanne Brace (East Region Club Development Officer) at There are also a few spaces remaining on the evening Ti...
  • Sun 03 Nov 2013 19:04

    Club Development Officer offers help and guidance

    THE Region's Club Development Officer, Leanne Brace, is available to support your club, and your members, and help you develop to your full potential. Leanne can assist clubs in many different areas including: Looking at the workforce needs of your club. For example – Do you need a helper’s course f...
  • Tue 24 Sep 2013 19:44

    Inaugural East Region Coaches Forum

    THE ASA East Region is pleased to announce it is holding a Coaches Forum at Freckenham Village Hall, Fordham Road, Suffolk IP28 8JB on Thursday, October 24 (11am to 2.30pm with lunch provided). An agenda will follow the week before the date for those who confirm their attendance. If you could advise...
  • Tue 17 Sep 2013 17:12

    Academy opportunity for young coaches

    YOUNG coaches in the East Region are being encouraged to apply for a place in the National Young Coaches Academy (NYCA) for 2013/14. The scheme, run by the Youth Sport Trust in partnership with the ASA, is a 12-month development programme of mentoring and support. Candidates must be aged between 16...
  • Wed 04 Sep 2013 17:41

    'Blended learning' water polo coaching course

    THE East Region's first 'blended learning' programme – a Level 1 coaching water polo course – is being launched this month. Blended learning means you can do the first half of the course from home, in your own time, before attending a two-day practical at Basildon in December. Click here for full co...
  • Fri 07 Jun 2013 17:10

    Silver Pin & Jeff Cook Salver awards 2013

    WE are pleased to announce that the East Region Silver Pin and Jeff Cook Salver Awards are now open for nominations. This is the perfect time to nominate a volunteer within your club who makes a real difference. Those identified and selected by the awards panel will be invited to the Regional Annual...
  • Sun 06 Jan 2013 21:54

    Swim volunteers gets Herts awards

    REPRESENTATIVES of Hertfordshire Swimming were among the winners at the annual Hertforshire Service to Sports Awards 2012. The prestigious event, hosted by Sky Sports' David Croft, saw Hemel Hempstead Swimming Club's Andrew Farrow (Admin and Membership Secretary) finish third in the Volunteer of the...
  • Sun 09 Dec 2012 22:22

    Two East Region officials pass referee exams

    CONGRATULATIONS to Sarah Paines (City of Ely SC) and Trevor Seddon (Sudbury & District SC) who have passed this year's British Swimming Referee Examination. Two out of the five East Region swimming technical officials were successful, with special thanks to course leaders and referees who assisted i...
  • Mon 15 Oct 2012 18:04

    Online toolkit for club officers

    THE ASA membership department have put together an online toolkit for club officers. The toolkit offers advice on all aspects of running a club including: Club Officer Rules Insurance, Health & Safety Employment Information and Club Staff Safeguarding Children & Vulnerable Adults Organising An Event...
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