Participation

Participation

Coaches
Brendan McGrath
Padraic Cummins
Pamela McGrath
Squad Liaison
Jan Hillery
Chaperone Timetable
Participation Chaperone Timetable
Training Times
Monday 6.30 – 8am (Ennis)
Tuesday 6.30 – 8am (Ennis)
Wednesday 6.30 – 8am (Ennis)
Thursday 6.30 – 8am (Ennis)
Friday 6.30 – 8am (Ennis)
Friday 5.00 – 7pm (Ennis)
Saturday 1 – 2pm (Ennis)
Sessions allocated to swimmers by coaches
Upcoming Meets for the Patricipation Squad
18 – 20 Jan Gerry Ryan Invitational LC Meet – UL
16 Feb Munster LC Qualifying Meet – UL
15 – 16 Mar Ennis Invitational
6-7 Apr Munster LC Qualifying Meet – UL
12 May Munster Development 2 Meet – UL
15 June Munster Development 2 Meet – UL

All information related to each meet will be posted on the Meeting Calendar prior to each meet.

Munster Meets Guidelines 2018-2019

This is a competitive squad for those unable or unwilling to make the full commitment of the Performance Development Squad.

Membership: For those 15 + yrs of age.
Primary Focus: For those who are 15 yrs of age but are unable to commit to the stated criteria of the ESC Performance Development Squad. Fitness and race skills will be developed.
Galas: Members of this squad will be required to follow the full gala programme of the Performance Development Squad and will include regional and national youth championship events. Regional qualifiers events when and where required.
Swimmer Profile: Swimming may not be their first choice sport. Highly organized. Like training and competing!   Record of adherence to previous squad requirements. Satisfactory attendance for the previous season and behavior record. Satisfactory attendance is defined as having a 90% training attendance record for the previous season and attendance at all relevant galas.
Entry Standard: Have met all criteria outlined for movement from the development squad. National Div 1 & Div 2, Youth or Senior QTs must have been made within previous 12 months.

Criteria for Participation Squad membership:
⦁ 15 + yrs of age.
⦁ Be able to commit to the demands of the Participation Squad.
⦁ Minimum of 3 out of 4 sessions per week ie 5-6 hrs per week.
⦁ Dry land training – 1 hour each week.
⦁ Extra dry-land training at home will be required.
⦁ Season Length – Mid September to end July.  46 – 48 weeks.
⦁ Competitions: Regional and National Youth events. Regional and national championship events. Regional qualifiers when required.
⦁ Extra sessions during school breaks/holiday periods may be possible.