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BSCA to trial ‘Coach of the Day’ award at GB Summers

BSCA to trial ‘Coach of the Day’ award at GB Summers

The BSCA is to launch a new daily coach recognition award at the 2024 AquaticsGB Summer Nationals in Sheffield Ponds Forge. Each day, the BSCA will set up a fresh WhatsApp group where nominations can be placed. The nominations can only be placed via the WhatsApp group...

Coach McNulty Awarded MBE in Kings Birthday Honours List

Coach McNulty Awarded MBE in Kings Birthday Honours List

From StateofSwimming.com Olympic gold-medal-winning coach Dave McNulty has been awarded MBE (Member of the British Empire) in the King’s Birthday Honours List (2024).  McNulty is honoured for services to swimming, one month before his fourth Olympic Games as Head...

Coaching community mourns the passing of Mona Denison

Coaching community mourns the passing of Mona Denison

The BSCA have been informed of the peaceful passing of Mona Denison, wife of former BSCA Chair Terry, on Friday 31st May, after a period of illness. They had been married for 61 years. Terry & Mona were forever by one another's side and were fundamental in the...

BSCA & Onside Law Agree Legal Services Partnership for members

BSCA & Onside Law Agree Legal Services Partnership for members

The British Swimming Coaches Association (the BSCA) are pleased to announce a partnership arrangement with Onside Law LLP who have agreed to work with us in relation to certain regulatory requirements of individual BSCA members. How will it work? At present, any full...

BSCA Becomes Founding Member of IFSCA

BSCA Becomes Founding Member of IFSCA

Four of World’s National Swim Coaches Associations Form International Federation of Swimming Coaches Associations (IFSCA) to Support Coaches Worldwide The swimming coaches associations from the world’s major aquatic powerhouses – the USA, Australia, Canada, and Great...

BSCA & NTU Launch Pioneering Coach Research

BSCA & NTU Launch Pioneering Coach Research

The negative media coverage of the sport of swimming in recent years has focussed upon terms which have pointed fingers at many parts of its membership and organisation, but there has been clear focus upon how swimming coaches have allegedly operated. The British...

BSCA Coach of the Quarter Award Returns

BSCA Coach of the Quarter Award Returns

The BSCA is once again proud to launch their Coach of the Quarter Award this morning. The Award is a general recognition for any coach be they a BSCA member or not*, for not only the performances of the swimmers they work with, but for any other aspect of life as a...

BSCA Form Coach Education Advisory Group

BSCA Form Coach Education Advisory Group

As part of its ongoing evolution, the BSCA has formed the Coach Education Advisory Group (CEAG). This group has been set up to consider what CPD is required to compliment NGB certification courses and the training, support and development needs of BSCA members. The...

BSCA 2024 AGM set for July in Sheffield

BSCA 2024 AGM set for July in Sheffield

The 2024 BSCA Annual General Meeting will once again take place at the Quays Hotel in Sheffield during the Aquatics GB Summer Championships, on Wednesday 24th July 2024. The precise timing of the event will obviously fit in with that of the Finals session taking place...

New-look BSCA website!

New-look BSCA website!

Welcome to the new-look website for the British Swimming Coaches Association. We’ve been working behind the scenes for the last few months to upgrade the look and feel of the site so that we can bring more news, jobs, education and resources to support the British...

BSCA reacts to Swim England survey

BSCA reacts to Swim England survey

Last week the BSCA were informed in unprecedented numbers from our membership of their concerns regarding a survey being undertaken by Swim England, where they felt the content was biased and encouraged complaints against coaches.  The survey was undertaken as a...

BSCA Awards 2023 – NOMINATIONS SOUGHT

BSCA Awards 2023 – NOMINATIONS SOUGHT

The BSCA are pleased to announce that nominations for our 2022/23 Coaching Awards are sought after another successful season as COVID heads off into the background. The new BSCA Board are requesting nominations for the following Awards against the stated criteria:...

Introducing the new ICOACHKIDS website

Introducing the new ICOACHKIDS website

Another great initiative from our partners at the ICCE. ICOACHKIDS is a non-profit global movement. Their mission is to help kids get the most out of sport. The online platform gives youth sport coaches the knowledge and tools to share and learn from one another, so...

ICCE Coach Survey

ICCE Coach Survey

The ICCE is part of the European project Skills4Coach that strives to support the strengthening of sports coaches’ skills and profiles by creating innovative training materials and establishing a coaching network. As part of this project there is a survey that we...

Piatrikova added to BSCA / ASCA lineup

Piatrikova added to BSCA / ASCA lineup

The next addition to the BSCA / ASCA European Coaches Clinic can be announced and we are pleased to confirm that Eva Piatrikova will be doing a series of sessions in Birmingham 9-11 June 2023. Eva is established as a performance consultant and physiologist in swimming...

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