Swimmers will be training full time with the Head Coach of the scheme, Phil Melhuish.
Total commitment to pool training
Swimmers will normally be 12 years to fully access the Squad and must have achieved the relevant time criteria, but swimmers of 11 may be fast tracked if times are achieved (age at the last day of the competition)
They will be selected by the Head Coach based on attitude, discipline, long-term potential and competition performances
Top level domestic success
To develop the disciplined practical and psychological skills necessary to train and perform at this level
To play a mentorship role for the younger swimmers coming through the club
Target Compulsory Competitions
Regional Winter and Summer Championships
High Standard Selected Open Meets and Club Championships to show younger swimmers what to aspire to
Main Compulsory Target Competitions
Aquaknights both Short Course and Long Course
National Championships both Short and Long Course
15 minutes pre pool exercises should commence before every pool session.