Corby Sports Awards 23rd October 2019
We are extremely proud to announce that our Diving Coach Charlie King WON Lifetime Contribution to Sport at the Corby Sports Awards 2019!
At this year’s sports awards the Club was shortlisted for 2 awards:
Lifetime Contribution to Sport
“Charles King – As a child Charles was very dedicated to athletics and joined the sport at 12 years old and is a former Dorset County cross country champion. Another passion of his is Aquatics and he has been a qualified Swimming Coach for over 20 years, both teaching and coaching in Corby. He has coached thousands of children of all ages at the old Corby Swimming pool and the new International pool. As a level 2 qualified Diving instructor he has helped 100’s of children and young people to achieve their ASA diving levels as well as helping them with confidence in everyday life. Charles also gives up his free time to support the local Corby Steel Diving Club in internal competitions. He is helping the town and club to build a strong and inclusive Diving Club by teaching and getting new members to join.”
Community Club of the Year
“Corby Steel Diving Club managed to gain club accreditation in 2018 and was again successful in 2019. Swim Mark accreditation recognises the club high standard of delivery. The club has also managed to maintain its Diving Development Centre status again this year also. This year the club has been successful in gaining funding and creating a program which allows them to support all of the club activities and projects. The club has raised over £15,000 in grants and fundraiser events. The club take pleasure in providing a high quality session for all members to enjoy.”