Monthly Archives: August 2016


Nemo’s new lead coach

Many thanks to Sarah Rider who has been a part of the club for so long now, and was assistant head coach for a couple of years. Jay Leadbeater an ex-national Derby swimmer has agreed to take the group full time assisted by Rich Pilcher and other squad coaches. Jay is currently in the process [...]

2016-08-09T16:56:24+00:00 August 9th, 2016|Uncategorised|

National squad train in front of media

After Adam's success in the early hours this morning with a gold medal for Team GB in the 100m breaststroke and yet another pb and world record of 57.13, the TV stations descended upon Repton pool. At 6.15-8.30am today the National Squad trained for the last time this season. This was in front of the [...]

2016-08-08T10:45:42+00:00 August 8th, 2016|Uncategorised|

Day 4 ASA Summer Champs

Sophie Yendell rounded off her busy programme in fine fashion.On the back of 6 PBS and a silver medal at the British Champs, she approached the 100 Freestyle with confidence. It was well founded as she lowered her pb by 0.58 sec to 1.00.20 to be ranked first for the 14 years final. It looked [...]

2016-08-05T08:18:34+00:00 August 5th, 2016|Uncategorised|

Day 3 ASA Summer Champs

Day 3Just one COD swimmer again today - Georgina Walker didn't disappoint! In the gruelling 400 Freestyle, Georgina lowered her entry time to 4.41.26 to book her place in the final. She swam a more controlled race and was pleasingly able to lower her time by 2.6 secs! finishing in 8th place in the 16 [...]

2016-08-04T16:07:44+00:00 August 4th, 2016|Uncategorised|

Day 2 ASA Summer Champs

Campbell Stephen made his debut in a National Championships having qualified with a ranking position of 14th in the 15 years 200 Breaststroke. He swam a superb heat, reducing his pb by 2.45 secs to 2.37.24 and earned a place in the final, ranked 9th He rose even further to the challenge and lowered his [...]

2016-08-03T14:30:15+00:00 August 3rd, 2016|Competitions, Uncategorised|

Saturday am Gala Pool

Junior coaching level 4, Cool Crocs, and Nemos will all be in the gala pool together 7.30-9.00am. There will be fun relays/races. This will also be Sarah Rider's last session coaching at the club. Sarah was the assistant head coach for a number of years. She has done much for the club. Her expert technical [...]

2016-08-03T08:23:30+00:00 August 3rd, 2016|Uncategorised|

ASA Summer Champs Day 1

We had a greater representation at last weeks British Championships but COD will have at least one swimmer competing each day. Day 1 Heats We contested the 400IM with Kyle Swannick making his debut at the National championships following concerted effort throughout the year. Kyle recorded a time of 4.59.01. Following on from their efforts [...]

2017-12-08T06:17:46+00:00 August 2nd, 2016|Uncategorised|

Live screening from Rio at Repton!

The room is all prepared at Repton School Sports centre for the special viewing live from Rio of the 100m Breaststroke final in the early hours of Monday Morning. If you haven't already please let us know via your coach, facebook or via email to if you intend to join [...]

2017-12-08T06:17:46+00:00 August 2nd, 2016|Events|
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