Lead Coach: Liz Robertson
Monday: 5.30pm to 7.00pm
Tuesday: 5.00pm to 6.00pm (Land Training)
Wednesday: 5.30pm to 7.00pm
Friday: 6.00am to 7.30am
Saturday: 7.00am to 9.00am
Sunday: 7.00pm to 9.00pm
Total Training Hours per Week = 9.5 hours
Criteria for entry to the Gold Squad:
This squad is the third stage of the South Aberdeenshire Coaching Programme and the first step of the ’Advanced Training Programme’. This squad is designed to further supplement training and bring together swimmers from each of the different locations.
Swimmers will enter the Gold squad of the South Aberdeenshire Swimming structure following successful completion of the Silver Training Programme. All swimmers within the Gold stage of the progressive pathway will be eligible for consideration to the SAS Junior Squad.
The Gold squad will aim to:
Further develop stroke technique and competitive swimming skills
Increase the amount of swimming endurance work undertaken whilst maintaining great stroke mechanics
Develop the swimmers for competing in a wider range of competitive swimming events
Prepare the swimmer towards achieving success at North District competitions.