Update for England Programmes New County Pathway Programme

Bedfordshire County Skills Coaches have now been selected to support the National programme. Bedfordshire ASA thank all the Club Coaches for applying for a role as County Skills Coach, from those applications 4 Coaches have been selected. We feel that this team has great depth of knowledge and passion for Coaching Bedfordshire’s young swimmers on this talent programme, the first stage of their Competitive Swimming Career.

Congratulations to Andrea Wears, Tom McManus, Lawrence Palmer and Louise King.

Under the Pathway selection process, Bedfordshire has selected 22 swimmers from their performances at this years County Championships. These swimmers names have been passed onto the East Region Club Development Officer and parents will be notified formally in due course. This programme involves attendance of all 3 Camp Days the County has organised using the content that England Programmes wish the talented youngsters to be privy to, to help them on their own personal journey.

First Workshop is Sunday April 2nd 8.30-4.30 at Bedford School.            

Bedford School Map and Directions

Workshop 2 Sunday July 9th same venue

Workshop 3 Sunday October 1st same venue.

Also, supporting the programme is our County Team Manager, Su Felce and Assistant Team Manager Sandra Grant

Any Club Coach is invited to observe the County Camps if they wish to do so. This will be at a cost of £10 for Swim21 accredited Clubs and should contact Pat Dowsett by email education@bedscountyasa.com

There is also an opportunity for Bedfordshire Coaches and Team Managers to attend the East Region Coaches and Team Managers Conference on March 18th. Details on East Region Website

Link to East Region Page