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National Squads

National Blue Squad Coach: Dean Bryant dean.bryant@nunawadingswimmingclub.com
National Red Squad Coach: Melissa Klamt  melissa.klamt@nunawadingswimmingclub.com

The National Blue Squad assists swimmers who are fully committed to achieving the highest possible performance at the Australian Age and Open Championships with the view of making Australian Open and Youth teams. The National Squad caters for athletes aged primarily 14 years and over with athletes training 8-9 pool and 2-3 dryland sessions per week. Individual requirements are determined by the Head Coach and High Performance Coach based on age, personal goals/aspirations, background and ability.

Swimmers are invited by the Head Coach and High Performance Coach to be a member of this squad. Squad re-selections will be completed after the major Performance Championships throughout the year.

The National Red Squad assists swimmers who are committed to qualifying for, and performing at, the Australian Age and Open Championships. The squad caters for athletes aged primarily 14 years and over with athletes training 7-8 pool and 2-3 dryland sessions per week. Individual requirements are determined by the National Red Coach and Head Coach based on age, personal goals/aspirations, background and ability.

Swimmers are invited by the National Red Coach and Head Coach to be a member of this squad. Squad re-selections will be completed after the major Performance Championships throughout the year.

TRAINING TIMETABLE

The following training schedule is for SCHOOL TERM PERIODS ONLY

School holiday timetables (when available) can be found HERE

From Monday 17th July 2017  onwards, the National Blue Squad will train as follows;

AM PM
Monday 5:00-7:00
PA
5:00-7:00
PA
Tuesday 5:00-7:00
Nuna
Swim + Gym
5:00-7:00
PA
Wednesday 5:00-7:00
PA
Thursday 5:00-7:00
Nuna
Swim + Gym
5:00-7:00
PA
Friday 5:00-7:00
PA
Saturday 6:00-9:15
Nuna
Swim + Gym

 

From Monday 17th July 2017  onwards, the National Red Squad will train as follows (except between Monday 7 August and Friday 22 September 2017 * See below table);

AM PM
Monday 5:00-7:00
PA
5:00-7:30
Nuna Swim + Gym
Tuesday 5:00-7:00
Caulfield
Wednesday  5:00-7:00
Nuna
Thursday 5:00-7:00
Caulfield
Friday 5:00-7:00
PA
 5:00-7:30
Nuna Swim + Gym
Saturday 5:30-7:30
Tintern
    • * For the period of Monday 7th August – Friday 22nd September 2017 inclusive (7 weeks), Caulfield Grammar School will be utilising their pool on Tuesday and Thursday evenings for water polo training. During this time, we need to make the following changes to our weekly training timetable:
      Tuesday: Training will be from 5:00-7:00am at PA. Athletes are to arrive at 4:45am.
    • Thursday: Training will be from 5:30 – 7:30pm at Caulfield. Athletes are to arrive at 5:15pm. 5:30-6:00pm will be an extended dryland session, unless water polo finishes early in which case we will start swimming from 5:30pm.

POOL LOCATIONS

The training venues are located at:

  • Aqualink Nunawading (Nuna): Fraser Place, Forest Hill
  • Caulfield Grammar: 74-82 Jells Road, Wheelers Hill
  • Police Academy (PA): 10 Viewmount Rd, Glen Waverley
  • Tintern Grammar: Enter school grounds at the corner of Loma and Morinda Streets, East Ringwood

SQUAD ACCOUNTS

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.

COMPETITIONS

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

All items can be purchased at the club’s office / shop situated in the foyer of the Aqualink Nunawading.

COMMUNICATION

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 www.nunawadingswimmingclub.com.
Facebook – Follow us at www.facebook.com/NunaSwimming
Twitter – Follow us at /twitter.com/nunawading_sc

If a swimmer or parent has any questions or concerns, they are asked to speak to their coach.