Herts ASA Conference Weekend 2014

2 Day Event February 22nd & 23rd 2014 - Hertfordshire Sports Village, De Havilland Campus, Hatfield Business Park, Hatfield, AL10 9EU

The Herts ASA have once again teamed up with the Herts Sports Partnership and ASA East Region to bring the aquatic clubs of Hertfordshire a Disability Development Day and Coaches' Conference. See updates 14-02-14 below

Events are as follows:

Saturday 22nd February 2013
Backstroke Master-class for Teachers and Coaches
09:00hrs -14:30hrs- Kevin Ayers, formerly Head Coach to St. Bede’s Senior School and St. Bede’s Aquatic Club.  With over 25years as a professional coach Kevin has worked with many international/national swimmers, including a former Scottish record holder, a European Junior Silver medallist and many national medallists.
This will include a poolside session and a light buffet.
To book a place, please contact This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .Once a place has been confirmed you will be required to make an online payment of £10 to the Herts ASA.

Refereeing
09:45hrs – 12:00hrs- Sheila Mackenzie, a very experienced British Swimming Referee.  This session is aimed at officials who are currently qualified as J2S and are interested in becoming referees or already refereeing club champs or open meets etc..
There is no charge for this session but places should be booked by contacting: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

AOE - UPDATE 14-02-14 Session Cancelled as Chris Hisgrove is unavailable
14:00hrs – 16:30hrs- Chris Hisgrove, the key person who ensures that the Automatic Officiating Equipment (AOE) works at all the county events.  Chris will help you understand what is required to get the equipment working and keep it working.
To book a place, please contact This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it . Once a place has been confirmed you will be required to submit a payment of £25 by cheque, payable to the Herts ASA.  For representatives from East Region affiliated clubs the cheques will be returned upon attendance, for a maximum of two people per club.

swim21
15:00hrs – 16:30hrs- Leanne Brace, ASA East Region Club Development Officer, will give guidance primarily for representatives from clubs that have not yet achieved swim21 accreditation.
To book a place, please contact This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it . Once a place has been confirmed you will be required to submit a payment of £5 by cheque, payable to the Herts ASA.  For representatives from East Region affiliated clubs the cheques will be returned upon attendance.

Sunday 23rd February 2013
Disability Development
10:30hrs – 16:30hrs- Billy Pye, who coached Ellie Simmonds to Paralympic Games gold in London,  will cover “The Development of Ellie Simmonds” and “The Swansea Performance Programme 2003 – 2013”.  Carl Cooper, Disability Swimming Talent Officer, will present "World Class Basics" to a group of swimmers and teachers/coaches will also be able to attend this.
A poolside session and a light buffet lunch are included.
Teachers and coaches can book a place by contacting This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .Once a place has been confirmed applicants will be required to make an online payment of £10 to the Herts ASA.

Keeping Safe in Sport
10:00hrs – 12:00hrs- Phil Knappett will lead this Sports Coach UK workshop on Safeguarding for young volunteers, age 13-16yrs.
To book a place, please contact This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it . Once a place has been confirmed applicants will be required to submit a payment of £5 by cheque, payable to the Herts ASA.  For representatives from HASA affiliated clubs the cheques will be returned upon attendance.

HY-TEK - UPDATE 14-02-14 This session will be an interactive discussion session for sharing of ideas and experiences
14:30hrs – 16:30hrs (to be confirmed). This is an opportunity to learn and share experience of using HY-TEK Sports Software.
There is no charge for this session but places should be booked by contacting: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

Full documentation can be downloaded here - Prompt booking is advised