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Winterbourne Notice

Sat 23 September 2017 at 3:09pm

At the recent committee meeting it was agreed that no parents would remain poolside during Winterbourne training sessions.

"It was agreed that no parents would remain during Winterbourne sessions. The only exception would be for medical reasons, or for an initial couple of weeks if a swimmer has moved to Performance. This new agreement will be in force ASAP" September minutes 2017

Please note that this new agreement will be in force from Monday 25th September 2017.

Thank you for your cooperation.

 

  

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Soundwell Presentation Evening

Thu 21 September 2017 at 12:09pm

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Gloucester L3

Mon 18 September 2017 at 3:09pm

Gloucester L3

6-8th October 

Gl1

 

This meet is open to all squads & qualifiers 

 

Meet Pack - Click Here

Accepted Entries - Click Here

Confirmed Timings - Click Here

Please arrive 30mins before all warm up sessions 

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Silent Auction!!

Sun 17 September 2017 at 3:09pm

Dear Parent / Guardian,

 

I am writing to you to inform you of our upcoming Silent Auction, due to be held at Soundwell Swimming Club between 1 and 21 November 2017.

 

The Auction will be the primary fundraiser for our 2 training camps that will take place in 2018. 

 

In order to make the event a success, we are requesting that all swimmers get involved in this event, so are writing to you to request a donation of a service or an item for the Silent Auction. This could be a personal donation, or do you know of a local business who could offer an donation or service?    

 

In acknowledgement of the donations received, sponsors will be recognised on our event literature which will reach the families of all swimmers & coaches, and will be posted on our Website and at the Leisure Centre. 

 

About the Auction

It will primarily be run through the club desk, however information and updates will also be posted regularly on the website and on our Notice Board at the pool. Bids can also be made via email.

Each swimmer will be given an event program detailing the items available, along with details about the auction and bidding process. A copy will also be added to the website.

Donations

In order to prepare the documentation in time for the Auction Start on 1st November, we are asking that any donations are received by Friday 20th October.

Donations can be handed in at the desk or sent to the club, care of 24 Oakdale Close, Bromley Heath, Bristol. BS16 6ED or can be emailed to fundraising@soundwellswim.org.uk

Kind regards,

 

Jackie Weathrall-King

Soundwell Swimming Club

Phone: 07866 506383

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Soundwell AGM

Fri 15 September 2017 at 8:09am

25th September 2017

Soundwell AGM 

7:30pm, Kingswood 

 

ALL SWIMMERS AND PARENTS WELCOME TO ATTEND

 

Dear Parent / Guardian
Soundwell Swimming Club AGM is being held on Monday 25th September
2017 at 19:30 in The Clifford Suite at Kingswood Leisure Centre. All
members of the club are invited to attend and it is a really good
opportunity to hear what is happening in the club and get involved.
For your information, in line with our constitution, the following
vacancies are up for re-election/ election.  If you are interested in
any position please complete a nomination form (attached) and hand to
the club desk or speak to Rhona, or myself.
 
Officer Positions
Chairman – Rhona Phelps
Treasurer – VACANT
Secretary - Theresa O'Donnell
Committee Roles
Vice-Chair - VACANT
Vice Treasurer - VACANT
Swim 21 Co-ordinator – Rachel Rogers and Sadie Johnson
Fundraising - VACANT
Membership Secretary - Alison Williams
Non-committee Roles
Competition/Open meets Secretary – Jenny Bridges
Welfare Officer - Louise Foster & Stuart Mason
Gala Secretary - VACANT
Club Desk – Jacquie Weatherall-King
Workforce Co-ordinator – Simon Foster
Pool Bookings - Jenna Britton-Cooper
Officials co-ordinator - Simon Foster
Trophy Steward – VACANT
 
For clarity I have highlighted the vacant roles in blue.
If you have any items you would like discussed at the AGM, please
contact myself or Rhona Phelps by Wednesday 20 September 2017.
 
 
​Nomination Form - Click Here
 
With very best wishes
Theresa O'Donnell
Soundwell Swimming Club Secretary
 

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Team Bath AS sprint meet 

Wed 30 August 2017 at 3:08pm

Team Bath AS

10th September 

Horfield

 

Meet Pack - Click Here

Accepted Entries - Click Here

Warm Up Times - Click Here 

 

Please arrive 30min before warm up begins

 

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October Camp Update

Tue 1 August 2017 at 12:08pm

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Teams Bath AS L 1&3

Fri 21 July 2017 at 2:07pm

Teams Bath AS L 1&3

17-19 November 2017

Hengrove

 

Open to all qualifiers & squads. 

 

Meet Pack - Click Here 

Level 1 Qualifying Times - Click Here

Level 3 Qualifying Times - Click Here

Entry Form - Click Here

 

CLOSING DATE 6th SEPTEMBER 

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Change of Bank Account - Reminder

Tue 18 July 2017 at 12:07am

Just a reminder that if you haven't changed your standing order to the new Co-Op bank account, please can you do so as soon as possible, as we will need to close down the old account.

 

Co-Op Bank: 08-92-99  A/C 65827532

 

Many Thanks

 

Andrea

Club Treasurer

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Club Photo

Mon 10 July 2017 at 2:07pm

Wednesday 19th July 2017

7pm 

Can all swimmers from all squads please meet on the balcony area at Kingswood. 

 

CLUB SHIRTS MUST BE WORN!  

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Soundwell County Qualifier L3

Thu 6 July 2017 at 9:07am

Soundwell L3

2-3rd December 2017

Gl1 Leisure Centre 

 

Meet Pack - Click Here

Entry Form - Click Here

Upper limit times - Click Here

 

This meet is open to all qualifiers. 

Minimum Recommended Entries

Performance, A & B squad - all non county qualified events from 2016

C Squad - All 50s & 100s 

D squad - All 50s & 100s 

 

Closing date 21st July

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City of Bristol L3

Wed 28 June 2017 at 10:06am

City of Bristol L3

Saturday July 8-9th

Hengrove

Open to all squads and qualifiers.

Meet Pack -  Click Here

Accepted Entries - Click Here

Final timings - Click Here

 

 

The meet was oversubscribed.  COB were only able to offer some places in Event 9 (Girls 200m Backstroke) and Event 11 (Girls 200m Freestyle).  

The names of the girls who wanted to swim these races were therefore put into a “virtual swimming hat” and drawn at random.  The remaining girls have been scratched from the races, and we have asked COB to let us know if any further places become available in these events

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Fast Five

Thu 15 June 2017 at 1:06pm

Sunday 2nd July 

Gl1 Leisure Centre  

Accepted Entries - Click Here

Final Timings - Click Here 

All times have been taken directly from ASA rankings , it was not possible to input or change any times.

 

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Mini Series Round 4

Sun 4 June 2017 at 9:06am

Sunday 18th June
​Hutton Moor

Arrive 1:30pm

Please confirm availability asap to headcoach@soundwellswim.org.uk

 

Age Girls Boys
10 Grace Adams  Jamie Oxley 
  Emma Britton  Harry Clapp 
  Ophelia Hyde  Ruben Foreshew
  Evie Williams Matthew Ahmed 
11 Daisy Myerseough  Seb Hobbs 
  Grace Goater  Sam Hollister 
  Maya Bryan  Dylan Hathway 
  Lexie Hunt  Stephen Nyguo
12 Abbie Clark  Danny Miles 
  Bella B-C  Harry Sturdy 
  Tess Mason  Josh Smith
  Ella Smith Alex Britton 
13 Millie W-K  Patrick Smith 
  Hannah Law  Adam W-K 
  Ella Ahmed  Tim Williams 
  Ruby Pedwell  Harry Joyner 

 

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Plymouth L1 Last Chance Qualifier

Sun 21 May 2017 at 3:05pm

Plymouth Life Centre
Saturday 27th - Monday 29th May

This meet is for last chance national rankings.

Meet Pack - Click Here
​Entry Form - Click Here
​Final Timings - Click Here

Accepted Entries - Click Here

If you have any questions regarding entry or races please contact the head coach

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ASA Regional Championships

Mon 15 May 2017 at 11:05am

ASA Regional Champs 2017
Youth - Plymouth
​Age Group - Hengrove / Millfield

Revised Age Group Event List - Click Here
Meet Pack - Click Here
Age Group Entry Form - Click Here
​Youth Entry Form - Click Here

Accepted Entries

Age Group - Click Here

Age Group Scratches - Click Here

Age Group Notice - Click Here

Final Warm Up Times - Click Here 

Rejections were spread evenly amongst all age groups in the events where the number were too high and they needed to be reduced so the number of swimmers in the warm up will be safer.

Please could all swimmers check the entries and email competition@soundwellswim.org.uk ASAP with any questions/queries/anomalies.  (Please remember, times could not be altered on the entry system and have been taking from the ASA rankings).

 

National Qualification Relay Selections 14-16yrs

4x100 IM   4x100 FC   4x200 FC  
Girls Boys Girls Boys Girls Boys
Heather Witcombe George Williams Ella Theobald Sam Oxley Ella Theobald Codie Foster 
Georgie Locke Jedd Woodruff Anna Soteriou George Williams Anna Soteriou George Williams
Anna Soteriou Sam Johnson Jasmine Stone Sam Johnson Jasmine Stone Sam Oxley
Ella Theobald Sam Oxley Heather Witcombe Jedd Woodruff Heather Witcombe Jedd Woodruff

 

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Severnside level 3

Mon 15 May 2017 at 9:05am

Severnside L3
3-4th June
​Hutton Moor

Open to all qualifiers

Meet Pack - Click Here
Upper Limit Times - Click Here
​Accepted Enteries - Click Here 

Final Timings - Click Here

Please check all details and email competition@soundwellswim.org.uk ASAP with any questions/queries.  Final timings for the weekend will follow soon.

 

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Land Trainer Wanted

Sun 14 May 2017 at 11:05am

JOB DESCRIPTION - STRENGTH AND CONDITIONING COACH (working with 

Soundwell Swimming Club Squads Aged 10 - 17)

Interview Date: TBC

Salary Scales: TBC Negotiable depending on experience.

Minimum Grade: Level 1 Gym instructor- Exercise to music - Circuit instructor. 

Hours of Work: Monday 18:00 – 19:00, Wednesday 17:00 – 19:00, Thursday 19:00 – 20:00.

Location: The normal place of work is the Kingswood Leisure Centre.

 

 

ROLE SUMMARY

This role will provide the delivery and development of strength and conditioning services for a wide range of youth swimmers competing at local galas through to National level and even Olympic trials. Sessions will need to run along side a periodised pool training programme. 

 

 

MAIN TASKS AND ACTIVITIES

Work with the swimming coaches to improve performance through developing, implementing and evaluating strength and conditioning programmes that reflect scientific principles as they relate to adaptation, periodisation, peaking, tapering and injury rehabilitation, whilst also incorporating the FUNdamentals of learning.

• You need to be passionate about developing young swimmers and motivating them to improve their strength, fitness and confidence

• enthusiasm, flexibility and patience;

• Work within the rules of professional confidentiality, liaise with athletes, primary care managers, parents, coaches and other support staff as appropriate within the rules of the ASA Code of Conduct, standards and guidelines

• motivational skills and an understanding of the psychology that underpins successful competition

• evaluating performance and providing suitable feedback, balancing criticism with positivity and motivation;

• assessing strengths and weaknesses in a participant's performance and identifying areas for further development;

• adapting to the needs and interests of group or individual participants;

• demonstrating an activity by breaking the task down into a sequence;

• encouraging participants to gain and develop skills, knowledge and techniques;

• ensuring that participants train and perform to a high standard of health and safety at all times;

• inspiring confidence and self-belief;

• developing knowledge and understanding of fitness, injury, sports psychology, nutrition and sports science;

• acting as a role model, gaining the respect and trust of the people you work with;

 

This job description is not to be regarded as exclusive or exhaustive. It is intended as an outline indication of the areas of activity and will be amended in the light of the changing needs of the organisation.

 

Qualifications

Relevant degree and HND/foundation degree subjects include:

• health science;

• sport coaching;

• sports management;

• sports science.

 

 For this level of role we would expect the individual to have 1 years’ experience in strength training, although this does not preclude applicants without this from applying if they feel they have the necessary knowledge and skills.  It is important to SSC that candidates both have an interest in sport and recognise the importance of promoting and supporting equality and safeguarding within sport.

There is a practical exercise and assessment process involved in the selection of this role. Further details will be provided to shortlisted candidates.

To apply:

Please email your CV and a covering letter to headcoach@soundwellswim.org.uk

 

 

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Change in Bank Account

Fri 12 May 2017 at 3:05pm

 

WE ARE CHANGING BANK ACCOUNTS!

 

 

Because of the amount of fees that go through the club’s bank account, our current bank, Nat West will shortly start charging us for every transaction on the account. We are a ‘not for profit’ club and are trying to keep fees down, whilst the cost of pool hire is increasing, so have taken the decision to change bank account to avoid these charges. Our new account is with the Co-Operative Bank and the Sort Code and Account Number are as below:

 

Sort Code: 08-92-99    A/C: 65827532

 

I would be grateful if you could amend your standing order to the new account as soon as possible. We will keep the old account open until everyone is transferred over, but the sooner this happens the better chance we will have of avoiding charges.

 

I apologise for any inconvenience, but hope you understand the need to do this.

 

Please do not hesitate to contact me if you have any queries. It’s also an opportunity to check your standing order is set up for the correct squad fees (please see the website for details) and don’t forget to quote the swimmers name.

 

Many thanks for your co-operation

 

Andrea Hobbs

Soundwell Swimming Club Treasurer

5/4/17

 

 

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October Training Camps

Fri 5 May 2017 at 9:05am

October Training Camps 

 

APPROXIMATE Camp Costs

Cardiff APPROXIMATELY £180 - £200

Crystal Palace will be APPROXIMATELY £320 - £350.

These amounts are not final and subject to change as they are based on 30 swimmers per camp.

Any queries re which camp's best for your swimmer please speak to your coach.

 

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