2018 AREA JUNIOR TARGET SQUAD DEVELOPMENT PLAN (subject to change and approval by SNSW)

SQUAD OBJECTIVE

Increase participation whilst improving swimmer progression and retention.

SELECTION CRITERIA

·        Able Bodied Swimmers aged 10-12* years swimmers who achieved a qualifying time by the close of entries to the summer 2017/2018 season SNSW State Age Championships and close of entries to 2018 NSW Country LC Championships.

(Preference will be given to swimmers who competed in an individual event at NSW State Age LC Championship meet in December 2017 and / or 2018 NSW Country LC Championships

·        Multi Class swimmers aged 10-12* Years that competed in an individual event at the 2017 Country/Metro LC Championships and

·        In addition to the relevant criteria above swimmers must have also competed in an individual event at the 2018 SNE&NW Area LC Championships.

* Athletes aged 9 years old may be included in squad selections at the Area’s discretion. (as long as they have turned 10 by day of meet)

DEVELOPMENT DATES & LOCATIONS

·        2 days of development 26-27 May 2018 Location TBC

DEVELOPMENT MEET

INITIAL COST

$50 for the first swimmer in the family, $25 for every additional swimmer in the family (for all SNE&NW squads). (I.e. family of 3 swimmers would cost $50+$25+$25=$100).  Cost includes area shirt, area cap, coaching, participant pool entry.