Swim England Para-Swimming National Coach Development Programme 2020-2021

The Swim England National programmes provide coaches with an opportunity to learn and further develop their coaching skills to enhance their knowledge and experience of working with Para-swimmers. The National programmes will provide support to coaches working with Para-swimmers and are centred on the pillars of athlete development and coaching behaviours. Leading experts in para-swimming will deliver and support the programmes.

National Coach Development Programme – Stage 1

Stage 1 programme is centred on the pillars of athlete development; Technical, Tactical, Physical, Psychological and Lifestyle. It will support coaches to create development plans for a Para-swimmer under each pillar, providing a holistic development of the Para-swimmer in their journey through the Athlete Development Support Pathway (ADSP).

Cost is £50


  • Coaches who are currently working with Para-Swimmers who have at a minimum, competed at the 2019 Swim England Summer Championships
  • Minimum Level 2 Coach qualified

Sessions will be run online on the following dates

  • Saturday 14th November 2020 from 10-12pm
  • Thursday 17th December 2020 from 6-8pm
  • Saturday 9th January 2021 from 10-12pm
  • Thursday 4th February 2021 from 6-8pm
  • Thursday 3rd June 2021 from 6-8pm

For further information, please click here.


Expression of Interest to be completed by Friday 6th November 2020.

Please email tom.mcmanus@swimming.org with the following information

Full Name


Coaching Qualification

Current information of working with Para-Swimmers

What you wish to learn from the programme



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