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Swimming WA Conference 2014




Swimming WA in association with Hancock Family Medical Foundation and asctaWA are proud to present the annual 

Swimming WA Conference 2014 

The conference is to be held at the University of Western Australia on Saturday 11th & Sunday 12th October, 2014.

The conference will have two streams:

1. Coaching

Confirmed presenters include:(with more to confirm)

  • Jacco Verhaeren - Australian National Head Coach
  • Bud McAllister - WAIS Head Coach Northern HPTC
  • Will Scott - asctaWA Chairman & Head Coach Rockingham Swimming Club
  • Paul Bruce - Head Coach Westside Christchurch Swimming Club
  • Stacey Scott - Head Coach Leisurepark Lazers
  • Matt Magee - Elite Coach Perth City Swimming Club

Coaches are able to register for both days or one day only. The Program will be available in August on the Swimming WA website. 


2 day registration: $160

Saturday only: $90
Sunday only: $90              
Early bird registrations close Tuesday 30th September and FINAL registration for the conference will be 8th October.      

Late Fee: $15 per person if payment recieved between 1st & 8th October
Location for Coaches

Saturday: Registration, Key Note Address & all meal breaks will be at the Business School.                            

All coaching specific sessions will be in the Sports Science building.

Sunday: Registration, all meal breaks & coaching specific sessions will be at the Sports Science building.

2. Club Development

Committee members, parents & officials are encouraged to attend. This stream only runs on Saturday and is free for all participants. Lunch & snacks provided.  

Confirmed presenters include: (with more to confirm)

  • The Grants Guy - accessing funding & grants for your clubv
  • Volunteer Management - how to recruit & retain
  • Social Media 101 - how to market your club & attract new members.

Location for Club Development
Registration, all meal breaks & club development sessions will be held at the Business School.

Social Function For All Conference Attendees

Coaches & Club Development attendees are invited to a Sundowner on Saturday commencing at 5.15pm outside the Woodside Lecture Theatre in the Business School.  


Registration on Saturday for both streams will commence at 7.30-8.30am outside the Woodside Lecture Theatre in the Business School.

Registration on Sunday for coaching stream will commence at 7.30-8.30am at the entrance to the Sports Science building.

Lanyards will be colour coded and door checks* will be in place to ensure conference attendees are in sessions they are eligible for.

*Club Development attendees wishing to attend the Coaching Stream will only be eligible if they have paid the conference fee.

Program will be available in August.

Swimming WA look forward to welcoming you to the annual Conference!

Event Details


University of Western Australia, Nedlands

Event Date:

Saturday 11 October 2014 to Sunday 12 October 2014
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