Silver Squad

Lead Coach: Martin Laing

Training Times: 


Monday: 5.30pm to

Tuesday: 5.00pm to 6.00pm (Land Training)

Wednesday: 5.30pm to 7.00pm

Friday: 5.15pm to 7.15pm

Sunday: 6.00pm to 7.30pm

Total Training Hours per Week = 7 hours

Criteria for entry to the Silver Squad

This squad is the second stage of the South Aberdeenshire Coaching Programme and the final stage of the ’Junior Development Programme’. This squad is designed to further supplement training and bring together swimmers from each of the different locations. 

Swimmers will enter the Silver squad of the South Aberdeenshire Swimming structure following successful completion of the Bronze Training Programme. All swimmers within the Silver squad of the progressive pathway will be eligible for consideration to the SAS Development Squad.

The Silver squad will aim to: 

  • Further develop stroke technique and competitive swimming skills

  • Increase the amount of swimming endurance work undertaken whilst maintaining good stroke mechanics

  • Introduce swimmers to a wider range of competitive swimming events