National Squad

National Squad – Lead Coach James Stannard

The National squad is the top age and youth performance group within the COMAST pathway. The aim of the group is to support likeminded athletes with the opportunity to compete at national level working towards junior international championships.

Swimmers within the squad will be working to become full time athletes showing excellent self-management of lifestyle and time management for full commitment to the group.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
Invite Session

06.15 – 08.30
Man Aquatic Centre
Long Course

05.15 – 07.15
Man Aquatic Centre
Long Course
Rest 05.15-07.15
Man Aquatic Centre
Long Course
Rest Invite Session

06.00 – 09.00
Man Aquatic Centre
Long Course

Rest
16.00 – 19.00
Man Aquatic Centre
Short Course
16.00 – 19.00
Man Aquatic Centre
Short Course
16.00 – 19.00
Man Aquatic Centre
Short Course
16.00 – 19.00
Man Aquatic Centre
Long Course
16.00 – 19.00
Man Aquatic Centre
Short Course
Rest Rest

All sessions will start & finish with 15mins Pre and Post pool training

Guidelines for Entry and Exit:

  • Swimmers will attend 7 Sessions each week and then access invitation to extra sessions with agreement through lead coach
  • Swimmers will be at North West Regional level or demonstrating the potential to perform at the level
  • Swimmers will be from 12 – 16 Years dependant on coaches decision and the individuals Maturation/Training Age