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 Club Newsletter March 2015

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  For previous newsletters please see News Archive.



 
LTSC Sprint Gala 2015

 The Sprint Gala is being held on 23rd May 2015 at Loughborough Leisure Centre. Please find attached details here.Entries  are on a first come first  served basic closing on 10th May 2015.


 

COL Open Meet 

City of Leicester are hosting a Development Open meet on 6th and 13th June at Braunstone Leisure Centre 

This gala is open to 10-13 year olds (age on 31st December 2015) and starts at 5.30pm similar to our internal club galas

This is an ideal opportunity for all swimmers as there are only upper limit times, this means you can't be faster than the times presented within the pack.

Please find information pack here and entry form for LTSC swimmers here, this should be returned to Fiona by 14th April at £5 per race





New Members

 If you are new member please see information here regarding membership and monthly fees. Membership forms need to be returned to Lisa Harrison who will be in the upstairs café area of Loughborough Leisure Centre from 6.30pm on the last Thursday of every month. Alternatively email the form to Lisa at membership@ltsc.org.uk

 



Age Groups & County Champs 2015


Please check the link below for ALL gala warm up times as the schedule still has TBC for gala start times and they do differ in timings.
http://www.leicestershireasa.org/swimming/events     - look for ALL GALAS > click on INFORMATION FOR SWIMMERS, SPECTATORS & COACHES


The hoodie printing company (Fine Designs) will be at Braunstone on 21st& 22nd March for those of you wishing to purchase any hoodies or t-shirts printed while you wait with swimmers names and County Age Group details ..... 
bring some extra money!!! 


Sessions 1 & 2 of the 2015 Leicestershire County Champs on Friday 27th February saw a great start for Loughborough Town swimmers.

Girls 800m Freestyle.

Peta Jarvis claimed Bronze in 14yr.

Alex West claimed Silver in 15yrs

PB’s for Abbie Ruddle , Eleanor Capell and Katie West

Boys 1500m Freestyle

Sandy Jarvis claimed Bronze in 12yrs

Bradley Capell claimed Silver in 16yrs

William Bell claimed Gold in 13yrs. William was crowned the Junior County Champion and the Open County Champion. He is also the new 1500 Junior County record holder beating the existing record by 23 seconds.




A big well done to everyone and good luck to all our swimmers taking part next weekend.



Masters Open Meets

Calverton and Bingham Masters Open Meet – 19th April 2015

Hucknall Leisure Centre, Linby Road ,Nottingham ,NG15 7TX

(Near to Junction 27 of the M1)

Entry form can be downloaded via www.cabsc.co.uk
Closing date 22nd March 2015

East Midlands Challenge Gala – 26th April 2015

Leicestershire’s team will be sent out by Lauren, if anyone would like to swim but currently doesn’t receive details please let Fiona know and she can give Lauren your details.

 

Midland Masters Championships 2015 – 15th ,16th and 17thMay 2015

Newbold Comyn, Royal Leamington Spa

Entry form and Schedule can be found at www.icklepeoplesoftware.co.uk
Closing date 18th April 2015.



Etwall Eagles Masters
are holding their 11th Masters Open Meet on Saturday 28th November 2015 at Queens Leisure Centre ,Derby.
Please go to the following link for the entry form –

 http://www.swimming.org/assets/uploads/events/Etwall_Masters_Entry_Form_2015


or you can enter online - www.icklepeoplesoftware.co.uk.  Closing date is 31st October 2015 "first come first serve” basis.


If you would like to take part in any relays please let Fiona know which ones. 



Bedfordshire ASA Junior Inter-Counties, 8th February 2015

 


Congratulations and well done to Katie West and William Bell who were both chosen to represent Leicestershire at the Bedfordshire ASA Junior Inter-Counties on Sunday 8th February at Luton's Inspire 50m pool.  This was Katie and Williams’ first time representing the Leicestershire Junior Inter-Counties squad, swimming in individual events and relays.  They competed against other teams from Essex, Hertfordshire, Lincolnshire, Suffolk and Bedfordshire.

Leicestershire came 4th overall with a result of 257 points missing out on 3rd place by only 3 points. 

The winning team was Essex with 307.5 points for the second time in a row.

 

Essex                      307.5

Hertfordshire          260.5

Lincolnshire           260

Leicestershire       257

Suffolk                     213.5

Bedfordshire          177.5 




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)



 

 

 

 

Last Updated 10 April 2015