Junior of the Year
This is based on the points achieved in the club championships for 12 years and under. Awarded to top boy and girl
Senior of the Year
As above but 13 and over
Award for Technical Excellence
For swimmers up to and including 10 years of age. To encourage technical excellence in young swimmers. Awarded to up to two boys and girls with the best technique across all three strokes. Swimmers are judged by the junior league coaches (minimum of three)
Most Improved Young Swimmer
Awarded to the boy and girl in the junior age group (up to and including 12 years of age as at 31st December) by the junior league coaches (min of 3). Each teacher will receive a nominations form during November. They will nominate swimmers they teach based on the following points;
1. Improvement in all four strokes.
2.Recorded improvements in PB times, When using the % improvement in times, each swimmer should have his total % improvement divided by the number of events they have times for , with a minimum set of 8 events (from all strokes 25m, 50m, 100m +100IM. Bonus points achieved in SPILLS also to be used.
3. Have a good attitude
4. Are committed
Nomination forms to go to committee award meeting in Dec and committee to make final decision
For competitive swimmers of 14 yrs +, a swimmer at any level. Given for the greatest contribution to the success of the swimming club. Incentive for 14+ to take a broader involvement in the club and to recognise that contribution.
Contributions could be in the way of
1.Willingness to swim Swimmers must have entered club championships, spills and participate when selected in club galas
2.Participation in Open meets
3.Helping in the organisation of open meets
4.Teaching: Gaining teaching qualifications, helping with learn to swim, qualifying as junior timekeepers or judges,
5.Help with social events
6.Any support for the club encourage and support the younger swimmers
Nominations should be made to chair of committee from coaching staff or committee members. Committee members to have final vote at the December award meeting
Swimmer of the year
Swimmer of the year will be given to the boy and girl who have achieved competitive excellence over the whole year based on:-
1. To be awarded to one boy and one girl swimmer
2.In the year of competition, the swimmer gaining the highest number of
a. National qualifying times
b. Zonal qualifying times
b. Regional qualifying times
c. County qualifying times
3. measurement of performance using the ASA graded tables, across all four strokes.