Junior Squads

The Junior Squad program provides opportunities for athletes to strengthen the foundations of competitive technique and skill.  The Junior Squad caters for athletes aged primarily 9 to 11 years who have a proven record of participation in competition swimming.

Junior squad sessions continue to focus on the education of competitive technique and race skills in an environment that encourages consistency, learning and enjoyment of racing.
Swimmers initially begin attending 2 sessions per week, before building up to 3 within their first term in the squad. Swimmers may build further to 4 sessions per week at coach discretion based on age, ability and attitude.

Junior squads are run within the Wesley and Tintern satellite programs


The following training schedule is for SCHOOL TERM PERIODS ONLY

School holiday timetables (when available) can be found HERE

Coach: Clare MacDonald

From Monday 17th July 2017 onwards, the Tintern Junior Squad will train as follows:

Monday 6:00pm-7:30pm
Tuesday 6:00pm-7:30pm
Thursday 6:00pm-7:30pm
Friday 6:00pm-7:30pm

Coach: Aaron Whelan

From Monday 17th July 2017 onwards, the Wesley Junior Squad will train as follows:

Monday 6:00pm-7:30pm
Wednesday 6:00pm-7:30pm
Thursday 5:00pm-6:30pm
Friday 5:00pm-6:30pm
Saturday 6:30am-8:00am

Swimmers in all Junior Squads are asked to be at training 15 min prior to the commencement time, so they can complete the required dryland activities and be ready to dive in on time.


Two of the most important aspects of being involved in the Nunawading Swimming Club is good communication between the coach, swimmer and parents and the effective distribution of information to families by the coach and the club.

Regular meetings will be held for each squad where the coach will provide information to parents and swimmers including competition schedules.

If a swimmer or parent has any questions or concerns, they are asked to speak to their coach.  If after working through the issue there is still a problem, they are asked to contact the Head Coach, Dean Bryant at

The Club has a number of ways of communicating with you.

Nuna News- Every family is required to subscribe to the “Nuna News” email service. Parents and swimmers can subscribe HERE.

Website – Please take the time to read through the information at

Facebook –

Twitter –



The training venues are located at:

  • Wesley College, High St Rd, Mount Waverley
  • Tintern Grammar: Enter school grounds at the corner of Loma and Morinda Streets, East Ringwood


Information in regards to squad monthly fees, adjustments to accounts for serious injuries or illness and Year 12 students support can be found at Squad Fees.


When swimmers represent the club at swim meets, and compete against members from other clubs, it is a requirement to wear our club uniform. The uniform consists of:

  • Club polo shirt
  • Club Tracksuit top and pants
  • Club shorts
  • Club swim cap