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Reports 2018

11 Academy members make the grade


13 January 2018
Colchester Swimming Club has welcomed 11 swimmers from the Academy into the Junior Squad: Seth Belshaw, George Hayes, Angelica Mason, Logan McCrea, Oliver Morgan, Stanley Newson, Joshua Ramsamy, Sophie Ryan, Jessica Thomas, Gabrielle Troman and Jude Yagamour.

Academy Manger, Donna Cowan, said: “Colchester Swimming Club Academy is dedicated to equipping young aspiring swimmers with the skill set necessary to potentially compete. I would like to offer my congratulations to all 11 of our Academy graduates and wish them every success at Club level. They have all worked phenomenally hard to achieve their goal and warrant their places in the Junior Squad.”

Stephanie Young, Academy and Colchester Swimming Club Coach, added: “Our aim at The Colchester Swimming Club Academy is to develop every swimmer to their full potential and coach them to improve their stroke and technique. This cohort have shown what can be done with focus and determination and I look forward to seeing their continued development at Club level.”

Enrolment into the Academy is by trial only and open to children between the ages of 5 and 10 years of age. If your child is keen for swimming to be their sport and improve their technique, please email to arrange a trial.

Academy lessons are held at the Garrison pool on a Wednesday evening (5.45pm to 6.45pm) and a Friday evening (6.30pm to 7.30pm).

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