Skills Squad entry criteria 2017/18

Information on criteria used for squad selection

Squads are usually selected on 1st September however the HST Lead Performance Development Coach, in liaison with the Home club lead coach, can make selections at other times with a 6 monthly review the norm.
You must be an active and committed member of a Highland Swim Team Home Club and applications can only be submitted by the club coach.

Skills Squad

Squad description:

This squad will host the future performance athletes of HST. It is expected that this squad will act as a “top up” for those who, within their home club, require additional training time or additional skill development. Access to this squad will be in based on each athletes performance within their home club.

There will be no major competitive focus within this squad only the focus on the technical, psychological and team work standard needed to progress to the next level.

Squad timetable:

Saturday AM      (Nairn and Inverness):   0700 – 0830

Saturday PM      (Tain and Grantown):     1600 – 1800

Squad Criteria:

Each potential athlete should be put forward by their lead home club coach. This will be done within regular dialogue between the lead PDC and each home club.

Once accepted into the Skills squad you must sign your training agreement and train with HST on a regular basis.
Your training agreement is structured to suit each club.

Code of conduct

Code of conduct

All swimmers selected for HST Squads will be asked to sign a statement of commitment to our code of conduct. The details of this can be found here..


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