East Lindsey Club Network are Bronze Award winners in the ‘ASA Club Network of the Year’ category at the ASA Aquatic Awards 2016
On Saturday 27th November, Jackie Ross, Chairman of Horncastle Otters Swimming Club attended the ASA Aquatic Awards 2016 at The University of Birmingham on behalf of the East Lindsey Club Network in Lincolnshire. This swim21 club network were runners up in the ASA Club Network of the Year category and received the bronze award.
As a network of three clubs; Horncastle Otters Swimming Club, Louth Dolphins Swimming Club and Skegness Amateur Swimming Club have hosted ASA Level 1 and Level 2 Coaching courses and CPD opportunities, developed ongoing partnership work with the pool operator Magna Vitae, developed opportunities for young people to play water polo and were the first club network in the East Midlands region to gain swim21 network accreditation.
Jackie Ross, Club Chairman at Horncastle Otters, said: “The event was amazing. So inspiring.”
Jane Nickerson, interim Chief Executive of the ASA, said: “We have many fantastic people involved in our sport and the annual Aquatics Awards are our opportunity to recognise the great contribution that is made every day by our volunteers, teachers, coaches and partners.
“The Awards is also an opportunity to celebrate the many achievements within the aquatics community. From the individuals who have overcome personal obstacles to learn how to swim, to the athletes who have represented their Clubs and country.
“All our nominees are great ambassadors for our sport and it is wonderful to be able to recognise their achievements.”
If your swimming club would like further information on becoming part of a Club Network please get in touch with your ASA Club Development Officer.
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