Late Squad

This squad is for swimmers aged 11 and up, and is for competitive swimming, improving swimmers technique and strength. The aim is to achieve County, Regional and National qualifying times.

On a regular basis swimmers will be assessed on attendance, behaviour, training and competitive performance.

Head coach

Dave Samson

Lane coaches/assistants

Neil Strange, Sue Scott, Barry Lall, Clive Bates

Training times

5 hours in total and attendance is required at all sessions.

  • Sunday – Stour Centre: 18:30 to 20.30 (2 hours)
  • Tuesday – Stour Centre: 20:00 to 21:30 (1.5 hours)
  • Thursday – Stour Centre: 20:00 to 21:30 (1.5 hours)

Performance squad (invitation only)

  • Monday – Stour Centre: 19:30 to 21:30 (2 hours)
  • Thursday – Stour Centre: 07:00 to 08:00 (1 hour)
    Coach: Clive Bates

Provisional programme of galas

  • Club Championships
  • East Invicta Championships
  • Kent County Championships
  • South East Regionals
  • Nationals
  • Kent Junior League (to 13 years)
  • National Arena League
  • Icebreaker Last Chance
  • Thanet No Frills Regional Qualifier
  • Kent Development Meet

Required kit

  • Drinks bottle
  • Goggles (2 pairs)
  • Hat
  • Kickboard
  • Short fins
  • Pull bouy
  • Snorkel
  • Mesh bag
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