Team General Information
Team Abbreviation: AVSC
Team Type: Youth Team
Affiliation: Amateur Swimming Association (ASA)
Sub Affiliation: ASA South East Region
About the Coaches: -HEAD COACH: SCOTT FARNELL
Scott moved from Sydney Australia in 2010 to become Head Coach of Abingdon Vale. He became Oxfordshire Coach of the Year in 2011, and has led the Club to promotion to the first division in the National Arena League, a 65% increase in membership, County success with 75% of the club qualifying, and more Regional and National qualifiers than ever before. Scott has coached our swimmers to Regional and National Podium success. He believes in the strength in depth throughout the entire club. and coaches both the top level and the entry level swimmers at AVSC.
Coaches: AMANDA FORD, BRUCE RENNIE, Beth Costello, Dave Lowe, Rob Ford, caitlin wheatley, james halfhead, Clive McNamara, David Pilbeam, Sam Costello
Eligibility (Who can join?):
-For swimmers 10 and under without club experience - apply to our academy: abingdonvaleacademy.weebly.com
-For experienced competitive swimmers aged 8 and over - apply for a trial: [email protected]
Abingdon Vale, a Swim 21 accredited club, has been a competitive swimming club since 1993. As one of the most successful clubs in the County, we were crowned Sports Club of the Year and Coach of the Year in 2011. The club continues to build on this and is growing in numbers and success. We now have more swimmers than ever before who are winning County and Regional medals and qualifying for the National Championships.