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Somerset ASA is pleased to be able to offer Bursary Funding!

Bursary applicationFunding is available for UKCC Level 1 and Level 2 Teacher and Coach Education Courses for all disciplines by submitting this application form to the County Development Officer Fiona Bowen. Please contact Fiona Bowen (01275 877412 / fiona@bowenfamily.me.uk) should you require assistance.


Somerset ASA's commitment to Development

This is detailed in the County Strategic Development Plan 2016/17. The Development Plan 2017/18 discussed at 10 Sep 2016 Management Committee meeting was adopted at the General Meeting of Clubs on 19 November 2016. Any updates will be published on this page.

Download Development Funding Application Form

Don’t forget to apply before the 31 March deadline for funding.


Areas for 2017/18 Funding are:


  • Governance
  • Athlete Development
  • Volunteer Development
  • Pathway Development


What would help develop your club?

  • Equipment
  • Courses
  • Mentoring
  • CPDs
  • Joint ventures with other clubs
  • Workshops
  • Additional training
  • Resources
To apply for funding, complete the Development Funding Application Form with an outline of what you would like to achieve.

Contact Fiona (01275 877412 / fiona@bowenfamily.me.uk) for more information and to apply.


Development Updates

Nov 2016

Development Plan presentation - with apologies to Keynsham for omitting them from Young Volunteer Programme - now amended.  (Slide timings)

Proposed Development Plan 2017/18 (adopted).

Nov 2015

Edited clip highlighting use of Somerset ASA Development funds (powerpoint presentation)


Supporting the Developing Age Group Swimmer

Download Presentation given at Millfield on 30/31 May 2015 by Lindsay Dunn, England Programmes Officer for the ASA England Talent Programme.


Developing Coaches

Download England Programmes Presentations from Nov 2015 on


Our Partners

SASP   Wesport

Somerset ASA is in Active Partnership with SASP and WESPORT in addition to the Region and the National Governing Body of our sport through the assistance of our County Development Officer who is also responsible for Sports Partnership Liaison

SASP covers the administrative County of Somerset whilst WESPORT covers the Districts of Bath and North East Somerset and North Somerset.