Squad Requirements

County Squad


 Target Age Group 11+

High technical proficiency in all strokes and turns

The achievement of target performance criteria as determined by the Squad Coach – this is currently 1 County Qualifying Time (CQT) at 200m, or at the discretion of Head/Squad Coach

The demonstration of a HIGH level of commitment both to the regular attendance of training sessions and Gala availability



Swimming to excellence with progression through League Galas, Open Meets etc. to County, Midland

District and National Levels

Achievement of 2 County Qualifying Times (CQT) at 200m or 100m, and 2 CQT at 50m+ 



Attend 4 training sessions a week * (must include a minimum of two core session per week with the County squad coach)

Maintain a record of all PBs/Times

Demonstrate commitment to availability for Club Galas, Target Open Meets, County Championships, District and National Events 

* Allowance will be made for those swimmers who are part of the Nova Centurion Squad  


All published entry levels are the minimum levels expected. Preference will always be given to swimmers with a proven ability to train at the required level, together with a high record of availability for Galas and who demonstrate commitment.

The Head Coach will have the final say in any promotion, demotion or dispute that may arise.

Swimmers should always achieve the required level of attainment before promotion

All levels of attainment are only a guide to the syllabus taught in each group. In most groups a whole range of skills/water based activities are enjoyed including ASA awards, Time Trials, Club Galas, Stroke Clinics, Swimmer education lectures and all relevant aquatic skills


Training Changes


S5 Box


S5 Register


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