Squad Goal

To further skills and abilities with the aim of qualifying and competing at the Victorian Country Championships with the intention to make finals.

Country Squad

Country Squad is for intermediate swimmers wanting to qualify for Victorian Country Championships. This squad begins to introduce training principles and an increased commitment helps swimmers understand the commitment required to succeed in the sport. Country Squad swimmers train a minimum of 4 sessions per week year-round with optional additional gym sessions.

Coach Contact Information

Sadat Hussain

Ph:0408 599 357

E: sadat.jon.h@hotmail.com


Country swimmers are required to bring their own kick board, pull buoy, paddles, short blade fins, snorkel, goggles, cap and drink bottle to every training session.

Contact and Communication

Coaches will provide continued communication regarding swimmer development and goals of your swimmer. However, if you have any general questions or concerns regarding training or competition, please contact our Team Liaison Officer (TLO); Suzie Mackinder on 0407 807 520 or suziemackinder.ca@gmail.com.

Squad Fees

For all information on squad fees, please refer to our fees page. If you have any further questions please contact our fees officer; Kerrie Blackford on 0408 814 711 or kerrieblackford@gmail.com.

Training Timetable

Squad summer training timetables are available under the training tab.

Nomination form and qualifying times

All Country swimmers must achieve at least one set qualifying times to swim in the squad. Once this is achieved, a squad nomination form must be filled out and returned to the squad coach. These can be found on our website.