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A Healthy Squad turnout saw Watford well represented in this years East Regional Swimming Meet from Whitlingham Lake, Norwich. Click Here for Jeremy's indepth and informative report on this years event. A big thankyou to all the parents for their support and an even bigger shout out for Jeremy for his continued enthusiasm for our Open Water Squad.

 

After 3 years at the helm Kelvin Jones our Head Coach is taking some time away from Coaching to spend more time with his young family. Under Kelvins leadership with the support of our great Coaching team, the Club has really moved forward, with improved results at Counties, Regional and Nationals year on year. I would like to thank him for all his hard work over this period.

Watford swimming Club is now in a great place to continue to drive our performance and ensure all our swimmers reach their full potential whatever their ambitions.

I am delighted to announce that following our recruitment process we have been able to secure the services of Adam Parfitt as our new Head Coach.
A former competitive swimmer, Adam has a degree in Sports Coaching and Physical Education. In 2011 he was one of the founding coaches behind Bournemouth Collegiate School, one of the leading performance swimming programmes in the South West. He has coached swimmers to Regional and National medals including 2016 Paralympic Gold Medallist and World record holder Alice Tai MBE.
Adam Parfitt commenting on his appointment said
“I am delighted to have been appointed as the new Head Coach for Watford Swimming Club. The Club has seen impressive progression across all ages and abilities in the past few years. It is my aim that the club continue this trend of growth and development and establish themselves as one of the leading swimming programmes in the UK. I have been particularly impressed by the swimmers and coaching at the junior end of the club, showing great potential for the future. I believe there has never been a more exciting time to be a swimmer, parent or coach at Watford Swimming Club. I would like to take this opportunity to thank the previous Head Coach, Kelvin Jones, for his dedication to the club over the past few years, leaving us with a great foundation to build on. “

Good Luck and Fast Swimming to our Eight Qualifying National Swimmers of 2018.

Louis Hines, Erin O'Meara & Lewis Shayler have qualified for both British & English Nationals so they swim first next week and have already begun there preparational tapering down.

Devesh Kapoor, Ben Green, Harriet Clements, Harrison Lees & Ketan Rach swim in two weeks time at the English Nationals.

We wish them all the best and to enjoy their experiences up at Ponds Forge International Swimming Pool. 

A big thank you to Kelvin, the first time we have had EIGHT swimmers attending.. A Great Year!!

Smash it Guys!!!!!!

 

 

Watford County Qualifier 17th and 18th November 2018

 

This popular meet will once again be held at Woodside Leisure centre Watford. We will be offering the chance to race in all County events including the 400 free and 400 IM ( Except the 800m and 1500m).
Please click here or on the County Qualifier Banner opposite for the meet entry pack and hytek file.
We look forwarding to welcoming back Clubs who have attended before and new Clubs coming to this meet for the first time.

 

If you have any questions please contact us at

 

Thanks Tracy
Last Thursday, 28th June, saw a strong Team of swimmers from Watford take part in the Hillingdon Triathlete Race Night at Denham Lake.
All our swimmers, some experienced, some first timers, took to the water and swam their hearts out to achieve great results all round.
Congratulations to you all and its great to see so many of you attending our Open Water Sessions.
Click Here for the Full report from our Open Water Coach Jeremy Irvine.

 

Please CLICK HERE to find the Schedule for all four sessions for our upcoming Meet.

See you all there.

 

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November 17th & 18th 2018

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