Through the Fund there will be 49 cash awards over a five month period to sports individuals, projects and clubs.
The ASA Water Polo Management Group, led by the ASA Water Polo Manager Ian Elliot, is pleased to announce the conclusion of initial recruitment to the Group with the appointment of 6 team leaders.
Following the Tunnicliffe review of the sport in Jan 2015, the ASA determined that its recommendations would be used as the framework for the drafting of a detailed strategic and operational plan for water polo. The new ASA water polo plan will set out objectives for the sport, and the approach to achieve the same for the period 2015-2018, with an outline plan for the 10 years to 2025.
In the short term, the newly formed Water Polo Management Group is tasked to formulate that plan and present its proposals to the ASA in October 2015. As part of the planning process and following the Tunnicliffe review, the Group will be considering all aspects of the game including coaching development, match officials’ programs, competition structure, marketing, communication and governance of water polo in England.
The 6 Group team leaders announced today bring extensive business and professional expertise to the planning process, and include business leaders, legal and other professionals, and experts in water polo and other performance sports. All the team leaders have a passion for water polo, close personal ties with the sport, and a desire to see water polo flourish. Each leader will have responsibility for strategic and operational planning in their designated area.
The ASA are now recruiting for both our National Youth Forum and our National Volunteer Forum. If you’re confident, passionate and have a desire to make a difference to the aquatic volunteering world, then this could be the ideal opportunity for you!
The National Youth Forum and the National Volunteer Forum are groups of proactive volunteers from across the country who come together to feed into the ASA Volunteer Engagement Team. The Forums allow for relevant and rewarding programmes, resources and opportunities to be devised for volunteers, creating a greater feeling of ownership and therefore helping to retain our volunteers in aquatics.
Registration for exclusive access to tickets for the LEN European Aquatics Championships 2016 is now available following the launch of the event’s dedicated website.
The qualifying window for the British Summer Swimming Championships and associated home nation summer competitions will open on Friday 13th March.
The ASA announces a brand new awards cermony: The ASA Aquatics Awards 2015.
The latest version of the British Swimming Disqualification Report, incorporating the recent changes to FINA Rules, is now available to download.
Following the withdrawal of funding by UK Sport into Women’s Water Polo the ASA decided to commission a full review of Water Polo within England. The aim of the review was to look at all aspects of the game, from grass roots development, through the talent pathway to elite performance. The review covered the governance structure, development and talent programmes and the competition pathway.
The review was presented to the ASA Sport Governing Board and members of the water polo community on Sunday, 25th January 2015 and was well received by attendees.
At the FINA Congress in 2014 there were certain rules that were updated. Click the link below to access the updatred rules
MBE honours announced this morning