Squad Goal

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

State Squad

State Squad swimmers have the goal of reaching Victorian Age Championships. This squad focuses on the fine tuning of technique, increase aerobic capacity and understanding race plans. State Squad swimmers are welcomed to a more elite training program both in and out of the pool. State Squad swimmers train a minimum of 5 sessions per week year-round with an additional 1-2 gym sessions per week.

Coach Contact Information

Lucky Weerakkody

Ph: 0403 369 299

E: luckyw@dodo.com.au

Equipment

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

Health and Injury Management

With the training load swimmers in this squad undertake, swimmers will be required to undergo physio screenings, blood tests and health information sessions in order assist with maintaining a healthy, injury free body.

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); Katey O’Sullivan on 0439 485 177 or kateyos@bigpond.com.

Squad Fees

For all information on squad fees, please refer to our feed 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 the training tab.

Nomination form and qualifying times

All State 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.