National A Squad

 

AIM

The aim of the MetSEA National A Squad is to equip the athletes with the skills to step up to finals at the following 2020 Australian Age or Australian Championships.                  

Swimmers will need to have met the following Swimming NSW and MetSEA selection criteria in order to be placed within this squad.

 

Cost

Registration fee for the National A Squad is $80. This includes area swim cap, area swim shirt, area swim jumper and two in house development days which includes pool entry, guest speakers, coaches, pool hire and lunch.

PLEASE CHECK ALL DATES CAREFULLY AS NO REFUNDS WILL BE ISSUED

 

Selection Criteria

  •          Able Bodied Swimmers aged 13–21 years of age that qualified for the 2019 Australian Age Championships or Australian Championships and competed in an individual event.

    OR

  •          Multi Class Swimmers aged 13-21 Years of age that attended the 2019 Australian MC Age Championships or Australian MC Championships and competed in an individual event.

    OR

  •          Open Water Swimmers aged 13-21 Years of age that attended the 2019 Australian Age Open Water Championships, and completed in an individual event.

     

  •          Swimmers attended the 2018 NSW Senior State LC Championships or 2018 NSW State Open Water Championships, and competed in an individual event.
  •          Swimmers attended and have competed in an individual event at the 2018 Senior MetSEA Area LC Championships.
  •          Swimmer has approval and recommendation by their home coach.

This is based on their training performance, their commitment to club and squad activities, their attitude towards training and competition and the coach seeing the squad as relevant to their current development.

  • Swimmer is committed to attend and actively participate at all MetSEA development squad sessions, camp and meet if selected.
  • Swimmer displays a mature and positive attitude towards swimming and training within a team environment.
  • This is an additional specific part of the criteria which will look at the interaction that swimmers have had with squad coaches previously and the behaviour/attitude on previous squads, teams and camps.

 

Any additional camps or being selected in a touring team will not be the result of their initial selection into the squad but a continuous assessment of their progress within the squad structure.

 

 

MetSEA in –house camp:

                

Sun 16th June 2019 -  ANGELO ANESTIS AQUATIC CENTRE, 98c Preddys Rd, Bexley, 10:00pm - 3:30pm 

Sun 28th July 2019 -  ANGELO ANESTIS AQUATIC CENTRE, 98c Preddys Rd, Bexley, 10:00pm - 3:30pm 

                In house camps will include both educational and pool sessions along with guest speakers. 

 

Sydney Sport Accadamy, Narrabeen Camp

            30 August – 1st Sept 2019  - All swimmers attending this camp are required to attend the duration of the camp with no swimmer granted permission to arrive late, leave early or come and go. 

            Cost: $190  PLEASE CHECK ALL DATES CAREFULLY AS NO REFUNDS WILL BE ISSUED

 

Nelson Bay A Squad Only Training Camp

5th – 8th October 2019. This is a new camp that will only be available to swimmers with the National A Squad. We will be running this training camp along with North Coast.

Cost: TBA  PLEASE CHECK ALL DATES CAREFULLY AS NO REFUNDS WILL BE ISSUED

 

  

 

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For more information email Craig at development.metsea@gmail.com