Author: Derek Wyatt

County Welfare officer needed

We currently have a vacancy for County Welfare Officer for Devon due to Andrew Giess relocating out of the area.


If you are interested in the role and require details of the role and responsibilities, please contact


Any queries regarding the position should be addressed to the Karen Adams Hon Secretary Devon County

Swim England South West Development Day for Welfare Officers and Chairs

Dear Club/County Welfare Officer and Club Chair


You are invited to attend a Swim England South West Development Day for Welfare Officers and Chairs from clubs and counties in the South West Region.


When? Sunday 30th June 2019

Time? 930am for 10am start until 430pm

Where? Venue in Taunton area to be announced


Agenda (to be finalised)

  1. Wavepower – a live document.
  2. Meet your National and Regional Welfare Officers.
  3. Presentations from the Swim England National Safeguarding Team.
  4. How to deal with Welfare and Safeguarding issues (and the difference between the two).
  5. Support/training needed from the Region and National Teams by club and County Welfare officers.
  6. Positive parental behaviour
  7. Q & A Session


This is a free event funded by the Swim England South West Regional Board and lunch will be provided.

Please RSVP with your name, club, role in club and email address by 24th May 2019 to Jackie Hilleard –

If you have any queries or suggestions of areas of welfare that you would like covered during the day please contact Jackie Hilleard, Regional Development Coordinator –

Devon Developments and Sprints Events 2019

Please find attached the Devon County Developments and Sprints entry forms and times for 2019.
Hytek file to follow.
Closing date is 20th May 2019 to Jeanette Stoneman as per usual please.
Please note that due to time constraints we would ask that swimmers only enter one of the 800m or 1500m events.
We will be looking at the format to include both for 2020.
Derek Wyatt
Devon Swimming Secretary

Devon County Swimming events Dates for 2019

We have at last had the 2019 dates confirmed which are listed below.

Qualifying times will be made available as soon as possible.


12th January 800m Boys and Girls, Long Course

13th/19th/20th January

and 9th/10 February     Championships/Age Groups

23rd February 1500m Boys and Girls, Long Course

 2nd March  Relays  Long Course

 3rd March   Inter-Club

 8th/15th/16th June  Development Gala

 9th June Sprint Gala.