Develops the skills to plan, deliver and evaluate long-term competitive coaching programmes.
This annual programme develops the skills to plan, deliver and evaluate long-term competitive coaching programmes. As a senior coach, you will be able to lead a coaching team and manage resources to support all areas of a swimming club or squad programme.
The programme will allow you to:
In order to achieve this certificate, you will be expected to complete a series of assessment tasks to ensure that effective development has taken place.
The Swim England Senior Swimming Coach programme is for Swim England Level 2 Swimming Coaches leading a squad of swimmers throughout their programme and working with those competing at regional level or above. Please see the prerequisites below.
This year-long course is delivered through a mixture of learning days, online activities, and practical poolside sessions. You will be assigned a mentor who will guide you throughout the year-long programme.
The induction and learning days for this year’s programme are based at Loughborough University on:
Before applying please make sure you can attend all four days. The full programme cost is £2100.
Applications are open from 10th June and need to be submitted by the 4th August 2019. There are a small number of places on the programme and shortlisting will take place after 4th August.
To apply you will need to complete an online workbook where you upload your pre-requisite evidence. You will have access to this workspace within 48 hours of starting your application so you will need to begin the process before the 1st August to allow enough time.
Before starting your application please make sure you meet the following:
Please do not apply if you cannot guarantee the appropriate coaching environment. Background checks will be completed as part of the screening process. If you are not able to access the right environment, you will not be eligible to undertake the programme.