News & Media

Dec 18th

Congratulations to Jan and Steve appointed as the Joint Heads of the Academy

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Congratulations to Steve Wadey and Jan Griffiths who have been appointed as the Joint Leaders of the Academy following Sue Barney’s retirement. Steve will continue to run the Junior County Squad and also lead the HPS Camps and Clinics. Jan will continue to lead Junior Development alongside her Academy duties. They will take up the […]

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Nov 30th

SSP NORMAL ROAD ENTRANCE WILL BE CLOSED FROM 5-16 DECEMBER

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Please note the normal access road to Surrey Sports Park will be closed whilst alterations are implemented and a one way system will be in place from 5 to 16 December so please plan your journey accordingly. Follow this link for more information.

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Oct 27th

Sue Barney Announces Early Retirement

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Sue Barney has decided to retire early at the end of the year and it is with much sadness that the Club will have to say goodbye. Sue has been with Guildford City since 2005 as the Head of the Academy and has been at the forefront of changing the club from one with only […]

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Oct 15th

Club Captains 2014-2015

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We are pleased to announce the Club Captain appointments for 2014 – 2015 Congratulations to Captains Emma Day – 17 – National Youth Green Squad Joe Clark – 17 – National Youth Blue Squad Vice Captains Lucy Bean – 17 – National Youth Green Squad Tilly Houston – 18 – Senior Competitive Development Squad Note: […]

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Oct 7th

Brilliant Victory at Barnet Copthall in the Junior League

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On the afternoon of Sunday October 5th the Junior League team of 9-12 year olds travelled to Barnet Copthall to compete in their biggest challenge so far – the Southern Final. Their opposition came from the winners of the various junior leagues in the Southern half of the country – City of Derby, Norwich, Bournemouth, […]

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Jun 30th

Surrey Development Meet

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Coaches Araceli Cruz O’Dwyer and Sue Barney witnessed a staggering 58 pbs at Surrey Development Meet on June 28th. There were gold medals for Matthew Phillips (100 back), Filip Price (50 Fly), Pavel Zarbarsky (50 and 100 Fly). Georgia Wensley (50 Free), William Smith (200 Free) and Jess Brooke’s (100 free). Matthew Phillips 6 second […]

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Jun 16th

Guildford City Academy’s 9 year old swimmer takes top prize at GCSC Academy Gala!

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The Academy Gala is our biannual, friendly and inclusive swimming gala for our Academy swimmers which gives children from the age of six the opportunity to shine within the Club and have their first taste of competitive swimming.  Swimmers are encouraged to participate in 25m sprints on all four strokes enabling them to track their improvement […]

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Jun 11th

Capital FM Summertime Ball – Silent Auction

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CAPTITAL FM SUMMERTIME BALL Silent Auction for 4 pitch standing tickets Elmbridge Phoenix SC are holding a silent auction for 4 Pitch Standing tickets for the Capital FM Summertime Ball at Wembley Stadium on Saturday 21 June 2014. Gates open 1.30pm, show starts 3.30pm approximate finish 10pm The line-up for this amazing event includes: Pharrell […]

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May 24th

City’s Olympian Marco Loughran is in preparation for this summer’s Commonwealth Games

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After Marco’s brilliant performance at last year’s World Championship Trials, Marco was selected to swim for Wales at this year’s Commonwealth Games which take place in Glasgow on the 24th of July. This will be Marco’s second Commonwealth Games and he will be swimming the 50m and 100m Backstroke as well as leading off the […]

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May 16th

SSP May Half Term High Performance 1:1s – places still available ….

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There is availability for 1:1 courses this half term @ Surrey Sports Park. Tuesday 27 – Friday 30 May £72 per swimmer 30 minute timeslots from 1pm to 5pm The following Guildford City High Performance coaches all have spaces: Ivo Mandradzhiyski Sergey MandradzhiyskiI Lewis Dunford These slots must be booked by email to:  learntoswim@surrey.ac.uk These […]

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