Competitive Youth

Entry Criteria

Entry to each squad will be based on the following in order of priority.

  1. Attendance - All swimmers must commit to attendance levels laid down for each of the four squads and be punctual on all occasions.
  2. Commitment - to the programme will be identified in both training (75% attendance) and competition. All swimmers will only enter competitions as agreed by the Head and Squad Coaches.
  3. Attitude - Swimmers must show an excellent attitude towards training and competition, their squad teammates and coaching staff.
  4. Ability - All swimmers must show they have good all round technical ability to each squad as they progress and the ability to maintain squad training pace.

In addition to this:

  • All land-training sessions must be attended.
  • Monday and Friday sessions must be attended when competing in weekend competition, unless the Head or Squad Coach has granted permission.
  • Swimmers must wear full club uniform at all competitions and presentation of awards.
  • Swimmers must abide by the Club Code of Conduct

Exit Criteria

  • Consistently unable to maintain the Tynemouth ASC training commitment and attendance levels.
  • Showing no demonstrable progress toward achieving squad objectives.
  • Not adhering to squad criteria and rules.
  • Not adhering to the Club Code of Conduct.

HAVING SATISFIED THE CRITERIA DOES NOT MEAN AUTOMATIC SELECTION OR PLACEMENT IN A SQUAD

ALL SQUAD MOVEMENT WILL BE AT THE DISCRETION OF THE HEAD COACH


Training Schedule

DAY TIME LOCATION
Sunday 13:00-14:00 Tynemouth Dance Studio
Sunday 14:00-16:00 Tynemouth Main Pool
Tuesday 05:15-07:00 Tynemouth Main Pool
Wednesday 19:30-21:00 Tynemouth Main Pool
Friday 05:15-07:00 Tynemouth Main Pool
Friday 18:30-20:30 Hadrian Pool


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