Teachers & coaches

Bursary Scheme

The South East Region manage a range of bursary and funding schemes to support teachers, coaches and athletes.

Regional Bursary Scheme 2017/18

Regional Bursary Scheme 2016/17

ASA Aquatic Workforce Audit guidance notes

Regional Workshops and conferences 2017

Every year the region runs a mixture of workshops and conferences for swimming coaches. Please see here for the opportunities for the first half of 2017 coach-workshop-flyer-jan-march-2017

The first workshop of the year covered land training, this was delivered by Diane Elliot,England programmes and Aaron Wiles, S&C coach. Resources are available here; SC for age group swimmers

Regional Coaches Conference 2016

On Sunday 27th November we ran a swimming coaches conference,  in conjunction with England Programmes and Sports Coach UK at Leatherhead LC. The feedback was excellent, a copy of the presentations from the conference are below.

Regional Conference Presentation Nov 2016




Regional Swimming Coach Development Workshops

The region delivers eight one day workshops annually for swimming development coaches.

On the 11th and 12th June workshops took place at Strood Sports Centre and Queen Anne’s School, Caversham.

Greg Buck, Head Coach from City of Milton Keynes delivered a classroom based workshop on planning and Josh Williamson, Guildford City ran a pool session on backstroke technique and backstroke starts. Both were very well received. Greg’s presentation notes can be found below.

The practical Implications of session planning and set construction

On the 27th/28th February and 5th/6th March over 120 swimming coaches attended one of the four workshops delivered across the region. Venues included Oxford, Crawley, Winchester and Ashford. Local swimmers also benefitted from some additional coaching. Speakers included, Dr Julie Johnston, Amanda Booth, Ian Turner and England Programmes Officer, Lindsay Dunn. The Winchester workshop also included Synchro coaches, during the afternoon they received a choreography workshop from Biz Price.

Presentations from the theory workshops can be found below;

Coach workshop Headington 27.2.16


Workshop Presentations

Pleases find below presentations from previous swimming coach workshop;

Race Process Presentation (SER Swimming Coaching Conference 2015)

Test Monitor (SER Swimming Coaching Conference 2015)

Stroke Rate Stroke Count In The DTE Without Video (SER Swimming Coaching conference 2015)

Coaching Behaviours workshop – Lindsay Dunn 2015

Symposium 2015

England Programmes ran a day coach development day in Millfield in November, video footage is available on the link below;