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Term 2 Winter 2017  Schedule 

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TRAINING SQUADS   Services ~ Requirements ~ Expectations

 Development Squad: 8 to 12yrs – Encouraged to be Competitive

  • CA Tritons Swim Club membership is ENCOURAGED. Membership enables your child to compete at swimming competitions with insurance coverage provide by the swimming club and Swimming Victoria.
  • Swimmers are encouraged to attend 2 sessions a week.
  • Swimmers are required to provide their own equipment (fins, kickboard) to complete sessions.
  • Progression is to the Junior Squad; however preference is given to swimmers who swim 2 times a week.
  • Upon progression swimmers must join the CA Tritons Swim Club to swim in the Junior Squad.
  • Progression will be determined by the TAS Coaching Staff.
  • Once swimmers reach 13yrs they will be relocated to the Youth Squad program. Progression is dependent on ability, willingness to compete and program attendance.

Junior Squad: 8 to 12yrs – Encouraged to be Competitive

  • CA Tritons Swim Club membership is HIGHLY ENCOURAGED. Membership enables your child to compete at swimming competitions with insurance coverage provide by the swimming club and Swimming Victoria.
  • Swimmers have 3 sessions available per week. Minimum requirement is to attend 2 sessions per week.
  • Swimmers are required to provide their own equipment (fins, kickboard) to complete sessions.
  • Progression is to move to JX or State/District Squad programs.
  • Swimmers progressing to the JX program will undergo a transitional period before full progression.
  • Progression, squad selection and allocation are at the discretion of TAS Coaching Staff.
  • Once swimmers reach 13yrs they will be progressed to the JX, State Dev. or Youth Squad programs. Progression is dependent on ability, willingness to compete and program attendance.

Youth Squad

  • Swimmers must be at least 13yrs of age.
  • Swimmers are striving to attain State level qualification, including state sprint times.
  • Swimmers must be attending 4 pool sessions per week. There will be no gym component for this program.
  • Swimmers may progress to the National & State program upon state qualification in 2 or more events, excluding State Sprints and be able to train the minimum requirement of the National & State program.
  • Swimmers not fulfilling the criteria and requirements of this program will be relocated to the Youth program.

 JX Squad

  • Swimmers 12yrs/under.
  • Swimmers are striving to attain State level qualification in events.
  • Swimmers must be attending 3 pool sessions per week to be a part of this program.
  • Swimmers may progress to the Competitive Youth or National & State programs upon reaching 13yrs of age and able to train the minimum requirement of that program.
  • Swimmer not fulfilling the and requirements of this program may be relocated to the Junior Squad program.

State Development Squad

  • Swimmers must be at least 13yrs of age.
  • Swimmers are striving to attain State level qualification, including state sprint times.
  • Swimmers must be attending 4 pool sessions per week. There will be no gym component for this program.
  • Swimmers may progress to the National & State program upon state qualification in 2 or more events, excluding State Sprints and able to train the minimum requirement of the National & State program.
  • Swimmers not fulfilling the criteria and requirements of this program will be relocated to the Youth program.

 National & State Program

    • Swimmers must be at least 13yrs of age*, attending 6 pool sessions a week, excluding gym attendance.
    • Swimmers to have National and/or State level qualification in 2 events or more excluding state sprint times.
    • Exceptions will be allowed for swimmers who are completing VCE/University studies to fit in with their schedules however a minimum of 3 pool sessions must be attended and completed. If this requirement is not attained, then you will be asked to swim in the State Development program until attendance is improved.
    • Swimmers not fulfilling the requirements of the program will be relocated to the State Development program.

    *coaches discretion applies to swimmers 13yrs/under