National Performance Squad

National Performance Squad swimmers are generally aged 16 years and older and train 8-9 sessions per week with 3 gym sessions & multiple dry land sessions per week. Swimmers are expected to make a full commitment to the training and competition schedule as set by the head coach. Swimmers in this group are aiming to final and medal at Australian Age Nationals, make semi-finals and finals at Open National Championships and gain selection on Australian Junior, Youth and Open Teams.

 

Coach Contact Information

Nick Veliades

ph.: 0477 316 108

Email: veliadnm@mlc.vic.edu.au

 

Equipment

Swimmers are expected to have the following equipment - Short blade fins, snorkel, pull buoy, large paddles, kickboard, band, thera-band (small paddles are an optional extra).

 

Health & Injury Management

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

 

Training Schedule

Refer to the Training Schedules on this website.