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South East Region Awards 2018

Recognise someone special in your club and nominate them for a Swim England South East Award  in 2018

The awards are the ideal opportunity to recognise members of the aquatics community, from clubs and teachers to volunteers, coaches and athletes. We have joined forces with Swim England’s National Awards programme to make sure that everyone in the South East is able to vote for their local hero. All nominations made for Swim England Awards will automatically be included into the South East Region’s Awards for the same category.

Swim England are looking forward to celebrating individual and team success stories at the ceremony, which takes place on Saturday 10 November in  Birmingham. 

All nominations made for National Awards will automatically be included into the South East Region’s Awards for the same category.

Nominations close on 4 August 

The South East Region Awards

These Awards recognise a participant who has shown great courage and determination or has excelled in their aquatic performance during the year. They will be self-motivated and work hard to achieve the very best that they can.

Nominations close on 19 August

This award recognises someone who has shown particular promise in the pool at a young age and is achieving a high standard of swimming along the Swim England Learn to Swim Programme. Young people nominated in this category may also have learned to swim whilst overcoming personal challenges.

Criteria:

  • All nominees must be aged 14-years-old or under and may have gained a particular Swim England award this year or been successful in challenges or competitions
  • Must be a current Learn to Swim participant using the Swim England Learn to Swim Programme (Pre School, Learn to Swim or Aquatic Skills Frameworks)
  • All achievements must have been accomplished in the last 12 months

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This award recognises a teacher who provides quality lessons week in week out. They are motivated to improve their pupils’ standards and go the extra mile to ensure they deliver the best quality learning experience for their pupils.

Criteria:

  • Must be a Swim England (ASA) qualified swim teacher who has continued to seek ongoing personal development
  • Must be delivering Swim England Learn to Swim programmes
  • Must be delivering a fun and dynamic approach to teaching swimming
  • Provide support and mentoring to other swimming teachers
  • All achievements must have been accomplished in the last 12 months

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This award recognises a Swim England coach who has made an outstanding commitment to coaching within the sport and has supported athletes to achieve their personal best. This coach should help to mentor and support other coaches and aim to increase participation within the sport whilst being able to demonstrate improved performance of individuals or teams. This individual could be in a paid or voluntary position.

Criteria:

  • Must be a Swim England qualified coach
  • Must be coaching at a Swim England affiliated club
  • Must be a Swim England member
  • All achievements must have been accomplished in the last 12 months

Nominate your candidate

Swim England Services to Aquatics

Awarded to an individual who regularly goes above and beyond within aquatics and without whom the sport could not continue to run. They must have contributed towards the development and participation of aquatics at a local, regional or national level, and have promoted the sport to all. This individual could be in a paid or voluntary position.

Criteria:

  • Achievements can span over a number of years and are not capped at 12 months.

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This award is for an individual who has accomplished notable achievement in aquatics and is 18 years or older. This individual will have completed either a personal or structured aquatic challenge in the last 12 months, whether to raise money for charity or for their own enjoyment or has shown considerable dedication to the sport having joined a club.  Nominees must be aged under 18 and can be involved in any form of aquatic activity.

Criteria:

  • All achievements must have been accomplished in the last 12 months
  • Must not be part of the England Talent Programme or a British Swimming Performance Programme

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This award is for an individual who has accomplished notable achievement in aquatics between the ages of 14 to under 17 years old. This individual will have completed either a personal or structured aquatic challenge in the last 12 months, whether to raise money for charity or for their own enjoyment or has shown considerable dedication to the sport having joined a club.  Nominees must be aged under 18 and can be involved in any form of aquatic activity.

Criteria:

  • All achievements must have been accomplished in the last 12 months
  • Must not be part of the England Talent Programme or a British Swimming Performance Programme

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This award recognises a Swim England affiliated club that shows a commitment and passion for aquatics by providing a quality and enjoyable experience to their members. This club must deliver Swim England programmes and initiatives and show they are developing innovative ways to grow and improve the club. Ideally this club will either be part of an aquatic network, a club network, or be able to demonstrate strong local partnerships with other clubs, pool operators, swim schools etc.

Criteria:

  • Must be SwimMark Essential accredited
  • Must be able to demonstrate strong local partnerships (e.g. local aquatic network, club network, strong partnerships with pool operators)
  • Must be able to show they are excelling in one or more of the following areas:
  • Have demonstrated innovation to grow membership 
  • Excelled in either volunteer recruitment or volunteer development 
  • Increased retention of young persons (members) by offering workforce opportunities (i.e. keeping young people in the sport by changing membership from category 2 to category 3)

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This award recognises a Swim England volunteer whose contribution is seen as invaluable and their efforts are instrumental in the work behind the scenes. This could be within a club or event environment.

Criteria:

  • Must be a Swim England member
  • Must be active in a club or event setting on a regular basis
  • Volunteering must encompass more than coaching
  • Must be aged 18-years-old or over
  • Must not be paid
  • Achievements must have been made in the last 12 months

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This award recognises a Swim England volunteer who, at a young age, is already making an impact within the world of aquatics. This could be within a club, event or community environment.

Criteria:

  • Must be a Swim England member
  • Must be active in a club setting on a regular basis
  • Volunteering must encompass more that coaching
  • Can be an event volunteer at county, regional or national level
  • Must be aged 17 years old or under
  • Must not be paid
  • Achievements must have been made within the last 12 months

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This award is for an individual who has embraced a challenge in the face of adversity and has succeeded.  This might be related to their health, ability or their personal circumstances. They are progressing in their chosen aquatic discipline and achieving high standards in the pool throughout the year. They may have gained a particular award this year or been successful in competitions or a personal challenge.

Please note there is no age limit on this award.

Criteria:

  • All achievements must have been accomplished in the last 12 months

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This award recognises a disabled participant who has shown great courage and determination or has excelled in their aquatic performance despite their disability. They are self-motivated and work hard to achieve the very best that they can.

Criteria:

  • Must be a Swim England (ASA) member and a member of a club affiliated to the South East Region.
  • All achievements must have been accomplished in the last 12 months.
  • Must be registered disabled

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This award recognises a diver who has shown great courage and/or determination or has excelled in their aquatic performance during the year. They are self-motivated and work hard to achieve the very best that they can.

Criteria:

  • Must be a Swim England (ASA) member and be member of a club affiliated to the South East Region.
  • All achievements must have been accomplished in the last 12 months.

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This award recognises the Masters swimmer who has excelled in their aquatic performance. They are self-motivated and work hard to achieve the very best that they can.

Criteria:

  • Must be a Swim England (ASA) member and a member of a club affiliated to the South East Region.
  • All achievements must have been accomplished in the last 12 months.

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This award recognises a Masters swimmer who has shown great courage, determination or great spirit in aquatics. They are self-motivated and work hard to achieve the very best that they can.

Criteria:

  • Must be a Swim England (ASA) member and a member of a club affiliated to the South East Region.
  • All achievements must have been accomplished in the last 12 months.

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This award recognises an open water swimmer who has shown great courage and/or determination or has excelled in their aquatic performance during the year. They are self-motivated and work hard to achieve the very best that they can.

Criteria:

  • Must be a Swim England (ASA) member and be a member of a club affiliated to the South East Region.
  • All achievements must have been accomplished in the last 12 months.

Nominate your candidate

This award recognises a swimmer who has shown great courage and/or determination or has excelled in their aquatic performance during the year. They are self-motivated and work hard to achieve the very best that they can.

Criteria:

  • Must be a Swim England (ASA) member, be under 18yrs on 31 December 2018 and be member of a club affiliated to the South East Region.
  • All achievements must have been accomplished in the last 12 months.

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This award recognises a synchronised swimmer who has shown great courage and/or determination or has excelled in their aquatic performance during the year. They are self-motivated and work hard to achieve the very best that they can.

Criteria:

  • Must be a Swim England (ASA) member and a member of a club affiliated to the South East Region.
  • All achievements must have been accomplished in the last 12 months.

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This award recognises a water polo player who has shown great courage and/or determination or has excelled in their aquatic performance during the year. They are self-motivated and work hard to achieve the very best that they can.

Criteria:

  • Must be a Swim England (ASA) member who either lives in the Region or is a member of a club affiliated to the South East Region.
  • All achievements must have been accomplished in the last 12 months.

Nominate your candidate

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