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

Funding is available for UKCC Level 1 and Level 2 Teacher and Coach Education Courses for all disciplines by submitting this 2017/18 application form to the County Development Officer Fiona Bowen. Please contact Fiona Bowen (01275 877412 / should you require assistance.


Somerset ASA's commitment to Development

This is detailed in the County Strategic Development Plan 2017/18.

Download Draft County Strategic Development Plan 2018/19 (for Nov 2017 General Meeting of Clubs)

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.


Bursary application Areas for 2017/18 Funding are:



What would help develop your club?

To apply for funding, complete the Development Funding Application Form with an outline of what you would like to achieve.

Contact Fiona (01275 877412 / for more information and to apply.

Development Updates

Nov 2017

Somerset ASA Development Plan 2018/19 Presentation given by Fiona Bowen, Development Officer. 

Part One (includes Alan Withers' feedback from the Regional and County Pathway Forum event.

Part Two

Proposed Development Plan 2018/19

Nov 2016

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

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 logo   Wesport logo

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.