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ASCTA

The Australian Swimming Coaches and Teachers Association (ASCTA), is the peak body for swimming Coaches and Teachers in Australia. ASCTA is dedicated to developing world leading practises in the education, accreditation, professional development and on-going support for swimming Coaches and swimming and water safety Teachers.

Visit www.ascta.com for further information.

 

asctaVIC

asctaVIC is the state based network of ASCTA supported by ASCTA. asctaVIC conduct an annual conference to support swimming Coaches and swimming and water safety Teachers and undertake professional development training and participate in major swim meets.

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asctaVIC Conference - For Swim Coaches & Swim Teachers

Professional Development for swimming coaches and teachers.

 

Swimming coaches and teachers will have access to a vast array of specialized topics from presenters with national and international level experience. Catering for the part time coach through to those that are more full time

 

Impressive guest presenters line up that includes…

Jan Olbrecht has a Ph.D. in Physiology and Bio-Mechanics from Cologne and swum in three World Championships for Belgium. Jan is recognized as one of the world’s foremost experts in the application of lactate testing to training design. His book “The Science of Winning” has become one of the most influential books written on training theory for swimming and is used by coaches of several different sports since the publication of the book 20 years ago. Olbrecht’s theories have been further validated on thousands of high level athletes who he has monitored over the years, many of these athletes have been extremely successful and have won hundreds of World Championships and Olympic Medals, in total Jan has advised athletes who have won over 500 Olympic, World Championship European and Commonwealth Medals

Jacco Verhaeren is the head coach of the Australian Swimming Team. He was formerly the sporting director of Dutch Swimming and is best known for guiding Pieter van den Hoogenband and Inge de Bruijn, to multiple Olympic gold medals.

Glenn Beringen is an Australian International Swimming Coach, former athlete and current National Transition Coach. He won a silver medal for breaststroke at the 1984 Summer Olympics and 1982 Commonwealth Games.

Craig Jackson is the coach of RIO Olympics 400 Freestyle Gold Medalist, Mack Horton and the head coach of Melbourne Vicentre Swimming Club.

asctaVIC Conference 2017:

            Sat Oct 7th & Sun 8th   -   General Teachers and Coaches Conference                         

            Sat Oct 7th   -   Swim Australia Teacher of Completive Strokes Course      

            Sun Oct 8th   -   Bronze Licence Course                                                         

Includes

 

Trade DisplayOn display will be a range of coaching, learn to swim, aquatic products and organizations. The exhibitors are the leading suppliers of their products so grab this chance to meet the people behind the products and get first hand information relating to a variety of swimming related products and services.

Re-accreditation

ascta will allocate 5 ascta Professional Development hours per day

Certificates of attendance will be available following the final presentations of each of the days

 

2017 Conference Schedule and Presenter List

2017 Registration

 


 

Courses

 

For Course Dates and registration details please CLICK HERE

 

Committee Structure

President

Joanne Love

love_j@igs.vic.edu.au

Vice Presidents

 

Michelle Laidlaw

Nick Veliades

michelle@bluefinswim.com

veliadnm@mlc.vic.edu.au

Secretary

Peter Howes

coach@swimlandswimclub.com

Treasurer

Damian Gogoll

aquaticcoaches@plc.vic.edu.au

General Enquiries

Swimming Victoria

joshua.busch@vic.swimming.org.au

 

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asctaVIC E-Newsletter

These newsletters are designed to streamline communication and inform asctaVIC members of important and relevant information.

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Submit a Coach Advertisement

Swimming Victoria will advertise club coaching positions on behalf of clubs using the asctaVIC E-Newsletter. To submit a Coach Advertisment, please send through a PDF file of the job description. Swimming Victoria will list this job in the newsletter for that month.

Send through any job advertisements to joshua.busch@vic.swimming.org.au

 

Resources

Swimming Australia Hypoxic Training Position Statement & Policy

Updated FINA Rule Guidelines for Coaches    |    FINA Rules & Policies   

Seperated Hands Clarification    |    Changes to FINA Rules 23 Dec 2014

Aids for Coaches, Teachers & Clubs     |     Tips for Coaching Young Swimmers

Anti-Doping & Supplement Information

 

ASCTA History

Countless Coaches & Teachers have given their time in an honorary capacity on state and national coaching and teaching associations and drive the organisation to where it is today. For more information, view ASCTA's history.

 

Life Members

 

Tom

Donnett (Senior)*

1972

Harold

Watson*

1973

Jim

O'Doherty*

1975

Peter

Ruddock

1976

Jack

Foster*

1977

John

Kilpatrick

1992

Chas

Woods*

1996

Leigh

Nugent

1997

Ted

Tullberg

1998

Buddy

Portier

1999

Ian

Pope

2000

Julie

Dyring

2001

Alwyn

Barrett

2005

Ian

Dear

2006

John

Katal

                                  * Deceased

 

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