A huge welcome back to everyone for the new year. Since our last meeting, many exciting things have happened.
President Iain Watson congratulated all swimmers, coaches, team managers, officials and support staff on their performances at the Victorian Age and Open Swimming Championships. He also congratulated Jess Hansen on her performances at the World Short Course Championships in Canada in December.
Iain welcomed the following new members : Abby Maxa, Vanessa Burnie (official), Melinda Piccioli (Official), Paige Rodbard-Bean, Annabelle Rodbard-Bean, Nicholas Mitchell, Olivia Mitchell, Connor Dawson, Saana Geisler, Madeleine Scott, Molly Batchelor, Joshua Groenewald, Emily Rowland- Swimmer and James McBride.
At the meeting it was confirmed that the 2017 AGM will be held on Tuesday 15 August 2017 at 8:00pm.
CEO Gary Barclay has recently completed a review of the Just Swimming swim school program. There were 44 recommendations that came out of the review and these will be implemented over the coming year.
The Club has been offered continued support as a Swimming Australia Supported High Performance Centre from 2017. This program will greatly assist our athletes and their preparation for major meets.