Junior Olympic Development Squad  - £102.00 per month
Lead Coach - Charlotte Holmes

Assistants - Lauren Burkinshaw 

Squad Liaison Officers - Josie Webster and Diane Shaw

This squad is for swimmers, normally 10 – 17 years old, who may be late developers or do not yet fulfil the criteria to be a member of Junior Olympic 1 or a National Squad, but still want to train hard and be a competitive swimmer. Training is well structured and a high level of discipline is expected within this squad. Swimmers in this squad will normally compete in the North Eastern Regionals, Yorkshire Championships and in various open meets. The minimum attendance criteria is dependent on the swimmers age. 10 year olds to swim 4 sessions per week, 11-12 years old 4-5 sessions per week, 13-14 years old 5-6 sessions per week and 15+ years old 6-7 sessions per week. Land training is an addition to the water work.

Extra Training
Any members of this squad that show good commitment will also be entitled to train on Monday, Wednesday, Friday mornings with the National squads, by arrangement with Dan Cocking and Charlotte Holmes.

Training Times are:


Land Training



7:30pm – 8pm (Youth only)

5:30am – 7:00am

6:30pm – 7:30pm King Edwards (Juniors)

8:00pm – 9:00pm Ponds Forge (Youth)


7pm – 7:30pm

7:30pm – 9:00pm Concord LC


6:45 – 7:15pm

7:20pm – 9:00pm


7:30pm – 9:00pm Graves LC


5:40 – 6:10pm (Juniors only)

5:30am – 7:00am

6:15pm – 7:30pm