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Three City of Glasgow swimmers named in Scotland Commonwealt...

Three City of Glasgow Swim Team members have been named in the final Team Scotland swimming squad for the 2018 Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast, Australia in April. Distance specialist and University of Glasgow student Camilla Hattersley has joined University of West of Scotland backstroker Craig McNally and butterfly swimmer Sean Campsie in the 29 strong squad which also features four...


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Training changes - East Squads 16/2/18

Training changes for Elite Performance, Senior Performance, Junior Performance East, Junior Development 2 Junior Foundation East: Due to West District Championships Tollcross will close from 6pm this evening. EP SP JPE will train 4:00-6:00pm JD2 will swim 4:30-6:00pmJFE will swim 5:00-6:00pm Again due to West District Championships the main pool is needed from 8:30am for warm...


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Mini league team for round 1

Unfortunately Annan pool only has 4 lanes resulting in a much smaller team being able to compete in the 1st round (25th February) Team list for this round attached below if for any reason you cannot attend please contact me directly at the earliest convenience.This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Girls 8 years...


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Junior Development 1 Training Change

Due to West District Championships running at Tollcross this weekend our regular let on Sunday 18th at Tollcross 1-3pm has been relocated to Drumchapel 9-11am. Apologies for the inconvenience, Danielle Brayson


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Timekeeper Course

Are you interested in becoming a Swimming Technical Official? We are hoping to organise a Timekeeper training course in the near future on a Tuesday night at Tollcross. We are looking for parents with swimmers in squads at all levels from Foundation right up to Performance. You don’t need to have any previous experience or any knowledge of swimming – we will...


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Dear Swimmers & Parents

Many of you will be aware of some on-going changes to the club's coaching arrangements and I now wish to provide you with an update on that situation.

Recruitment has recently taken place to fill some of the vacancies and there is some further recruitment of coaching staff still taking place. All coaching appointments are conducted by Glasgow Life and subject to their policies, procedures and the consequent amount of time it takes to formalise new staff in a large organisation. The club cannot influence this process and you will appreciate that it is not always possible to complete everything to ideal timescales.

Nevertheless, following the recent recruitment process I am delighted to announce that Coach Aaron Sievewright will soon be taking over as the new Lead Coach for the JD2 East Group. Aaron will also continue with his Junior Foundation group but in order to fulfil these duties he will be leaving his JD1 West post. One of our senior elite swimmers (Andrew McFadzean) has accepted an offer to become the new JD1 West coach and we anticipate him commencing in this role once the recruitment paperwork has been completed. Further, we are excited to confirm the appointment of Coach Ian Phillips as the new lead for Masters & Club squads. Ian has been assisting with various squads in the programme for sometime and this new role will be a great opportunity for him to formally become a squad lead coach for the first time. Both Aaron and Ian will start their new roles on 4th December, with Andrew following as soon as possible thereafter.

Earlier this week Grant Gould sadly informed us that he will no longer be able to carry on his role with JD1 East as he will begin a new full-time job in early January as a lifeguard. Grant was reluctant to leave this role but his new working hours mean it will not be possible to do both. We are hopeful that Grant will continue to assist with coaching at COGST in the future though in a voluntary capacity. Grant will continue to lead the group until 20th December when the squad breaks for Christmas and in the meantime the search for his successor and other coaches for vacant positions has already begun.

I hope you will join me in welcoming all the coaches to their new roles and giving them your continued support. Your understanding and cooperation in this matter is much appreciated.

Regards
Ian Wright

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  • Club Time Trials - 3rd February 2018 - Results
    Erin Gourlay 12.02.2018 06:39
    Hi the time you have for Lily in the 25 free should be for her sister Rose thanks
     
  • LDD Development Meet Saturday 20th January 2018
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    Thanks Marjorie.
     
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