Uni and Youth Squad

UWA WEST COASTUNI & YOUTH SQUAD

Uni & Youth Squad Swimmers will have the opportunity to train without the commitment to a Performance Squad Program.

The UWA West Coast Uni and Youth Squad is recommended for high school and university students.

Uni and Youth squad swimmers will have the opportunity to train with swimmers of a similar ability and age group.

The UWSC Uni and Youth squad is part of the UWSC competitive pathway offering swimmers with other sporting interests or school requirements the chance to continue swimming and training at a high level without the commitment to a performance squad program.

FAQ – Which training days and how many sessions should my swimmer attend?

  • To improve and achieve best swimming outcomes UWSC recommends swimmers attend regular training sessions at both of our squad training venues HBF Stadium and UWA Aquatic Centre. It is advisable for swimmers to become familiar with both venues, particularly, if they are interested in moving through to UWSC Performance squads.
  • Main set days are: Monday, Thursday (form stroke) and Saturdays.
  • Where possible swimmers should try to attend at least one or two of these days and then other days that fit with their schedule.
  • Swimmers in Uni and Youth Squad are encouraged to talk with their coaches about their swimmer goals, from improving in their pool swimming and racing to open water swimming and racing.
  • Suggested Equipment: Swim Cap, Goggles, Fins, Kickboard, Pull Buoy, Front Snorkel, Hand Paddles, Drink Bottle

Suggested number of training sessions for Uni and Youth Squad:

Swimmers (with other sporting and study commitments): 2 – 3 sessions
Swimmers looking to move to performance squads and compete: 4 – 5 sessions or more.

SHORT COURSE SEASON TRAINING SCHEDULE
15/04/24 to 30/09/24
MONDAY POOL - SOPHIE
16:30 - 18:30UWA Aquatic Centre 13 Lane Pool
TUESDAY POOL/GYM OR POOL ONLY - SOPHIE
05:30 - 07:30HBF outdoor 8-Lane/Gym
WEDNESDAY POOL - GEORGE
05:30 - 07:30UWA Aquatic Centre 13 Lane Pool
WEDNESDAY POOL - SOPHIE
17:00 - 18:30UWA Aquatic Centre 13 Lane Pool
THURSDAY POOL - NEVE
05:30 - 06:45HBF indoor 8-Lane
THURSDAY POOL - SOPHIE
17:00 - 19:00HBF outdoor 10-Lane
FRIDAYGYM/POOL - SOPHIE
16:30 - 19:00HBF gym/outdoor 8-Lane
FRIDAYPOOL - SOPHIE
17:30 - 19:00HBF outdoor 8-Lane
SATURDAY POOL - GEORGE
06:00 - 08:00UWA Aquatic Centre 13 Lane Pool

UWA WEST COAST SWIMMING CLUBOUR UNI & YOUTH COACHES

UWA West Coast Coaches have a proven track record of success in coaching and training swimmers for any level.
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GEORGE HARNETTY

DEVELOPING NATIONAL BLUE & YOUTH COACH

George is a Swimming Australia Advanced Coach with a comprehensive knowledge of all aspects of swimming.

Sophie Newland

SOPHIE NEWLAND

JUNIOR & YOUTH COACH

Sophie is a Swim Australia SATCS Coach, working toward Development Coach. She is a previous competitive swimmer from UWSC and overseas Clubs.  Sophie is currently swimming in UWSC Open Squad.

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    UWA West Coast Swimming Club acknowledges the traditional custodians throughout Western Australia and their continuing connection to the land, waters and community. We pay our respects to all members of the Aboriginal communities and their cultures; and to Elders both past and present.

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