Swim England are piloting a Development Programme that is designed to support current Synchronised Swimming coaches within England who are wanting to increase their knowledge of athlete development. The programme will work with up to 6 coaches and support them to produce regional and national swimmers from grass roots programmes to club squads. It is a six month scheme that will provide access to key experts to support the knowledge and experience of club and squad coaches.
- To select & develop coaches that have a direct influence on the success of their athletes
- To impart the latest techniques and knowledge to selected coaches to raise standards of delivery
- To develop coaches to link with key stakeholders to support Athlete Development
This programme is designed to attract Level 2 coaches who are currently running a club programme and wanting to gain more knowledge of how to develop an athlete to National level. The right coaches should be athlete focused, motivated to change the current image of the sport and be dedicated to the overall National vision for England Synchro.
The programme is designed to meet the varying needs of our coaches across the country and covers the key areas for achieving success:
- Planning tools and models
- Managing a club
- Planning for support Services
- Preparing for performance
- Lifts & Acrobatics
- Land training
Each Key area will be delivered by trained experts who have been engaged in delivering at the elite level of the sport, have experience delivering a large synchro programme with a proven track record for success. Many of the modules will be remote and delivered over Webex meeting. This will be followed up with 1:1 skype meetings with individual coaches to support you in your development and implementation of your new skills and knowledge.
Full details and an application form please click here.
Deadline for submission of applications is Monday 22nd April 2019 (via email)