East Swimming Inter County Competition 2016
10th July 2016
The lane draw for the 2016 East Swimming Inter County Competition to be staged at the UEA Sportspark on 10th July 2016 is as follows:
Lane 2 - Hertfordshire ASA
Lane 3 - Norfolk ASA
Lane 4 - Suffolk ASA
Lane 5 - Essex ASA
Lane 6 - Cambridgeshire ASA
Lane 7 - Bedfordshire ASA
To encourage strong support for all teams, the East Swimming Committee has decided that entry to the spectator gallery will be free of charge for this event.
We look forward to seeing you all at the event, which will be hosted this year by Suffolk ASA.
East Swimming Committee
East Region Coach Development Day Report
A huge thank you to Fred Furniss, England Programmes Officer (Pool Swimming Technical Lead), for travelling to the East Region and delivering a spectacular Coach Development Day for us. 47 coaches attended from clubs all over the Region to learn and share ideas on strokes, transition skills, metal focus and preparation for meets. A full report can be found HERE.
ASA East Region Awards- Nominate Now!
UNDER TWO WEEKS LEFT TO NOMINATE. Have you nominated yet? This is an excellent opportunity for clubs, organisations and individuals to nominate members as a recognition for the hours, days and weeks they dedicate to our sport. We want to hear about those that go above and beyond to help develop the sport within our region. Without these magnificent people, aquatics would not be where it is today and we want to recognise this by celebrating their commitment and achievements.
Nominations for the 2016 ASA East Region Awards are open until 12 noon on the 4th July. Please think about those who make a real difference to your club or county and consider putting their name forward for an award.
ASA Open Water Officials' Representative
The ASA Open Water Officials' representative is changing. After many years of service to the sport, Les Debenham is stepping down to be replaced by Paul Kendall from the East Region. Congratulations and good luck to Paul in the new role.
European Masters Report
Please click HERE to find the European Masters Report. A big well done to all the swimmers involved and a huge thank you to all the volunteers involved.
Pre FINA Open Water Referee Training
Congratulations to Jacqui Kendall on being selected to attend the FINA Training School for Open Water List #11, happening in Hoorn, Netherlands. This means that Jacqui will be serving as a FINA Official from 2017- 2021.
Annual Report Published
ASA East Region has published the 2016 Annual Report. The report, which covers the period April 2015 to March 2016, and includes information about aquatics across the region, will be discussed at the Annual Council Meeting on 17 September.
Please click here to view the full report
Water Polo Camp 2016- a Great Success
26 Water Polo players (2002-04 born), 13 trainee coaches, 8 volunteers, and 3 guest professionals all came together over 2-4 June 2016 at Royal Hospital School, Ipswich for the second ASA East Region Water Polo Camp. The players had a fantastic time and learned so much from guests including Izzy Dean, previous U17 GB Water Polo ladies Captain; Andy Knight, previous goal keeper for the GB Water Polo Mens team and Ross Knevett, a Physio with experience working with British Swimming. For a full report, please click HERE.