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2014 Annual Gala Timetable
Please note the warm up times. Officials, timekeepers and helpers needed.
Saturday 13th September
Thursday 25th September
6pm warm up
Saturday 27th September
5pm warm up
Megan called up
Megan Morrison will represent England Central for the 2nd year running in the UK School Games in September up in Manchester 5th - 7th September 2014.
For those who didn't get the opportunity to watch Megan swim in the National Youth Championships a few weeks ago Megan pulled out some great swims with notable swims in the girls 15/16 years 200m breaststroke, 200m IM and 100m breaststroke with 4th, 5th and 6th places in the finals.
Going for Gold
Loughborough Town swimmer Sandy Jarvis was a member of East Midlands team which won gold at the Inter Regional Championships at the British Triathlon National Festival
of Youth, while sister Peta a reserve in the girls team.
William Bell Crowned National Champion
William competing under the City of Leicester banner in the British Gas ASA National Age Championships in Sheffield have been nothing short of astounding. For those of you who watched the live streaming of the Championships on line you would have seen William reach finals in all 5 events he qualified for, powering his way to a silver in the boys 11/12 years 1500m freestyle, 4th in the 200m freestyle, 4th in 400m freestyle, 5th in the 100m freestyle and 7th in 400m IM.
As the 3 other swimmers ahead of William in the 200m freestyle were competing from outside the country William was crowned English Champion.
Annual Gala 2014
Please find here the annual gala forms for 2014 – closing date 7th September. This gala is open to all swimmers who are registered with the Club. We will be running a distance gala on 6thDecember for swimmers to provide an opportunity to gain times in the 800m and 1500m freestyle.
Here are some of our targeted open meets.
Bramcote Open Meet – 23rd November - this is open to a majority of our swimmers and has in the past always been a fantastic meet. Details here
Long Eaton Distance Meet – 2nd November. Details here
For both events please return completed forms to Fiona by 16thSeptember. Cheques payable to LTSC
Joe Humphries Memorial Trust
Loughborough Town Swimming Club were proud to present a cheque to the Trust for £550. This comprises money from the sales of LTSC/JHMT hats, annual gala sponsorship, and raffle money from the presentation evening and sprint gala. The Club received the following message from the Trust " Just a quick note to say thank you for your kind donation to the Joe Humphries Memorial Trust, which is greatly appreciated. The money will be used to help reduce the incidents of Sudden Arrhythmic Death in young people and help train young people in CPR and other lifesaving skills
Summer training programme
Our summer training and events programme is available here. Any changes to this will be recorded in the programme and listed below.
Bronze for Megan
Congratulations to Megan Morrison on her bronze medal in the 16 years and under 100m breaststroke at British Gas International Meet in Manchester.
Head Coach appointed
Loughborough Town Swimming Club is pleased to announce the appointment of Jim West as Head Coach.
Over the past few years Jim has demonstrate a great commitment and enthusiasm to improve our swimmers. During this time Jim has also demonstrated an ability to develop himself into a coach capable of leading the Club’s overall coaching and training programme. With the support of the current coaches and the planned recruitment of an assistant coach we are looking to improve the quality of our training programme with aim helping current and future swimmers reach their full potential.
Jim said on his appointment "I am honoured to be offered the opportunity to be selected for this position and look forward to working closely with all the coaches and supporting volunteers, and together I believe we can guide the club forward to a very successful future. We already have a strong foundation that will enable us to develop Loughborough Town Swimming Club into one of the leading clubs supporting the regional pathway in Leicestershire. I am excited at this challenging opportunity, and would welcome any suggestions from anyone connected with the club.”
I congratulate Jim on his well-earned appointment and trust you will lend your support to Jim and the rest of the coaching team.
Steve Conway (Chair)
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Last Updated 10 September 2014