Monthly Archives: October 2017


A HUGE Thank You Jay!

Jay Leadbeater has made a decision to step down as joint Lead Coach from Cool Crocs squad.  I would personally like to thank Jay for all his hard work and dedication to the cause. Jay started coaching Cool Crocs upper at the start of last season in September 2016. He had been assisting and getting [...]

2017-12-08T06:15:42+00:00 October 31st, 2017|Uncategorised|

Boldmere Open Meet Accepted Entries

Great news - all swims have been accepted for Boldmere open. We are sending a very large contingent of swimmers - 63 in total. Boldmere have requested the following: Clubs entering 10 or more swimmers are asked to supply at least two licenced officials for each session of the meet. Mentoring for officials will be [...]

2017-10-31T15:21:36+00:00 October 31st, 2017|Uncategorised|

Norwich Swim Camp 2017

By Mid Dev Coach Richard Tomlinson A group of 32 City of Derby swimmers travelled to Norwich most of which it was their first camp and time away from their parents. The squad were between the Ages of 9 to 13 years.  They were a credit to the club showing professionalism and outstanding behaviour. Their [...]

2017-10-31T13:39:44+00:00 October 31st, 2017|Uncategorised|

Nemos Squad takes the plunge in pyjamas (Saturday 21st October 2017) A lesson in Personal Survival!

Recently Nemos just like many other squads have turned up at 7.30am and looked barely awake as they arrived. They were still in their PJ's! Swimmers swam for 30 minutes, some regretted wearing onzies and long sleeved pyjamas despite advice not to :) After this swimmers became survivors of the sea as they role played [...]

2017-12-08T06:15:42+00:00 October 30th, 2017|Uncategorised|

Junior Coaching Level 4 – Pyjama Training

It will be level 4's turn for a little more resistance training on Sunday 5th November. A session to remember! We are raising money for young people in Zambia who ex-Head Coach Mel Marshall continues to support and we wish to support her in that legacy. A donation of £1 from each swimmer would be [...]

2017-10-30T21:24:43+00:00 October 30th, 2017|Uncategorised|

Derby Young Sportswoman of the year – Well done Libby!

The club is delighted to hear that Libby Bateman-Arkinstall has won the Derby 2017, Young Sportswoman of the Year In Libby's absence, mum and dad received the award from Mayor of Derby James Whitby, with Ross Davenport as guest of honour. Libby has also been nominated for Derby Telegraph Sports Awards Young Sportswoman of the Year. [...]

2017-12-08T06:15:42+00:00 October 29th, 2017|Uncategorised|

Top performance at Ghoul-in-the-Pool today

Wow! - Maria and team certainly did a top CoD job today at Matlock. Our young guns woke early this morning and obviously decided to leave their mark at Matlock during Belper's themed Ghoul-in-the-Pool meet. Loads of individual PB's, medals, and trophies were won, and extremely proud we won Best Visiting Club - Well done [...]

2017-12-08T06:15:42+00:00 October 28th, 2017|Competitions|

Time to return trophies for Club Champs

Please return your Club Championship trophies to either Anna Cadden or Talsa Middleton who organise our home meets. All trophies need to be returned in their boxes, and back in by Saturday, 18th November 2017 at the latest. If you struggle to meet with Anna or Talsa, then please pass to another committee member (but [...]

2017-10-28T22:12:28+00:00 October 28th, 2017|Competitions, Events|
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