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Sports Operations Committee Member

Swim England

Swim England is the national governing body for swimming, diving, water polo, open water swimming, and synchronised swimming in England. It forms part of British Swimming, a federation of the national governing bodies of England, Scotland, and Wales.

21 Nov 2022
Closing date
8 Dec 2022

It’s an exciting time to join the committee. As Swim England’s new 10-year strategy is about to be launched, which will focus on ensuring our aquatics environments promote an open and welcoming culture, with participant welfare at their heart.

As part of the Swim England governance structure, the Sports Operations Committee reports directly into the Swim England Board. It has wide brief including overseeing the effective delivery of the aquatic pathway, across all disciplines from learn to swim through to the elite programmes, ensuring a seamless transition for all participants.


The Sport Operations Committee:

  • Oversees and provides input into annual implementation plans within remit, making recommendations forapproval to the Senior Leadership Team/Swim England Board.
  • Develops and agrees the allocation of resources, including financial resources (budget), human resources and infrastructure for these aspects within the parameters identified by the Board.
  • In conjunction with the Senior Leadership Team, monitors performance in relevant areas against agreed plans,budgets, and targets, making recommendations for improvement activity as appropriate.
  • Provides advice and direction on the operational development of clubs, counties, and regions.
  • Oversees the effective delivery of the swimmer (all disciplines) pathway from learn to swim through to the eliteprogrammes, with a seamless transition of participants.
  • Ensures the implementation and ongoing review of the plans for the recruitment, retention, and development of volunteers.
  • Recommends approval of the technical rules, membership rules and general regulations. \

Meetings will be held as required. In addition to committee members, meetings will be attended by the following:

  • Senior Administration Officer (minute taker – not a voting member of the committee)
  • Other individuals may attend at the invitation of the Chair.
  • In order for a meeting to be quorate six or more voting members must be present.

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