Sussex Swimmer Development Pathway 2023

Development camp dates for the diary

The next Pathway Camp will take place at Eastbourne College on Saturday the 28th October. Registration will open at 8:30am with pickup at 1:30pm

We can also confirm the date for the third camp of the year. This will be at Eastbourne College Saturday 16th December with registration opening at 8:30am and pickup at 1:30pm.

We will be sending more information about the October camp at the end of the summer holidays.

2023/2024 Squad selection criteria:

Swimmers have been selected for the 2023/2024 Sussex Develop Pathway Programme on the basis of performance at the 2023 County Championships and Age Group Competition. 

  1. The top 12 swimmers from all events, identified using FINA points, in each age group (10yrs, 11yrs and 12yrs) and gender will gain automatic qualification. 
  2. The selectors; County Coach, Team Manager and Programme Lead, reserve the right to invite any other swimmer they feel could attain the standard of performance required.


Delivery of the programme will be through:

  • Head Coach – Matthew Naunton (Head Coach – Shiverers SC) 
  • Programme Lead – Simon Taylor – County Development Manager.

This team will be supported by skills coaches, land training specialists and assistant team managers representing clubs from across the county.

Pathway Camp dates 2023

The first camp of the year will take place on Saturday 3rd June at Eastbourne College. 

The day will start at 8:30 and will end at 1:30.

Dates for the other two camps will be confirmed as soon as possible.