Junior County Squad Criteria

This squad is unique and entry to it is by invitation of the Head Coach only (in discussion with the senior coaching team).

Target:

To give an opportunity for our young talented swimmers to start on the competitive pathway early enough to be able to get HCASA qualification times from 10/11 yrs. Qualify for SER regionals from age 11/12 and qualify for nationals in accordance with current age bandings.

Squad Criteria:

Age 9-11, willing to do 5 sessions a week and want to achieve targets above but too young or not ready to join Top Squad.

Pathway:

At the completion of the term after the swimmers 12th birthday a decision will be made as to the next step, either going to Sharks, Sharks 2 or Top Squad depending on the development made and criteria being achieved.