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CLUB INFORMATION

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TRAINING TIMES

Monday Wimbledon High School, Mansel Rd Juniors and Seniors 5.30 – 6.30pm SEE MAP
Wednesday Wimbledon High School, Mansel Rd Seniors 7 – 8.00pm, Masters 8.00 – 9.00pm SEE MAP
Wednesday Wimbledon College, Edge Hill Juniors 6.30 – 8.00pm SEE MAP
Friday Wimbledon Leisure Centre, Latimer Rd Seniors 6 – 7.30pm SEE MAP
Saturday Morden Park Pool Juniors 6.00 – 7.00pm SEE MAP
Sunday Wimbledon Leisure Centre, Latimer Rd Juniors 3.30 – 4.30pm, Seniors 4.30 – 6.00pm SEE MAP
Sunday Morden Park Pool Masters 6.00 – 7.00pm SEE MAP

BECOMING A MEMBER

Junior Squad

To join this squad a swimmer must already be at a minimum standard of Stage 6 of the Swim England Learn to Swim Awards Programme.

This squad can swim upto four times a week.

Senior Squad

To join this squad a swimmer must already be at a minimum standard of Stage 9 of the Swim England Learn to Swim Awards Programme.

To progress to the performance squad a swimmer must be Stage 10 of the Swim England Learn to Swim Awards Programme.

This squad can swim upto four times a week.

Trials are held throughout the year and places a awarded at the discretion of the Head Coach.

Please use the contact page to email your swimmers details:
• Full name
• Date of birth
• Brief outline of swimming ability / history

Membership costs:

  • £50 joining fee : this covers Swim England membership and insurance. WDSC costume or jammers
  • Junior and Senior Squad £43 per month ( this is the same price whether you swim once or four times a week)
  • Masters Squad £43 (this is the same price whether you swim once or twice a week)

Please note:
We do not swim during August but your standing order remains the same as all costs have been phased over 12 month.
There is a two month notice period.

Masters

Our adult Masters session runs during term time only, with a programme designed to cater for a range of experience; structured lanes and others aimed at stroke development, where the swimmer to coach ratio will be less.
• £20 joining fee to cover Swim England membership and insurance
• £43.00 per month payable by standing order (the fee is the same whether you swim once of twice a week)

WDSC COACHES

Jon Horsman – Head Coach

Jon is a very experienced Head Coach and has managed the coaching team since 2009. Our club also benefits from his wealth of experience as a British Triathlon coach.

ASA Coach, RLSS rescue test for teachers, BTF L3 triathlon coach

John Hull – Coach

John is a very experienced coach and has coached our squads for many years. He also runs his own swim school and teaches babies and younger children as well as masters.

ASA qualified and member of the IOS and STA.

Silvia Paultroni – Coach

Silvia first started coaching swimmers in Argentina and is a keen sportswoman herself.

Level 1 and 2 coaching qualifications.

Victoria Hull – Coach

Victoria has swum for WDSC for many years and has transitioned into coaching for us.

Level 1 and 2 Coaching qualifications.

Judith Agnarrson – Coach

Judith joined the coaching team in late 2019. Having been a poolside parent she decided to renew her swim coaching qualification through the club bursary scheme and now coaches both squads.

Level 1 Coaching qualification

COMMITTEE PAGES

WDSC is run by volunteer parents and operates under the affiliation of Swim England. We became Swim Mark accredited in 2020.

Club Chair Trudi Freedman
Treasurers Jennie and Alasdair Macdougall
Membership Secretary and Equipment Suannah Stow
Welfare Secretary Nic Fleming
Competition Team Katherine Paterson
Committee Members Paul Cartledge, Jeremy Purnell, Katka Goodbody, Colin Loth