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National Maroon Squad

The National Maroon Squad caters for swimmers 13 years and over.

Coach: Nick Moore

Entry Criteria

National Maroon Squad
Squad placement is made at the discretion of the coaching team with the following criteria being taken into account:

  • Athlete is 13 years and over. 
  • Has swum a National Long-Course qualifying time for 100m or above (Open/Age).  (Age as of date of National Age meet.) Check Swimming Australia’s website for current Qualifying Times.
  • Selected at the Coaching Team’s discretion. There may be exceptions to this criteria at the Coaching Team’s discretion.
  • Swimmers train a minimum of 7 sessions per week.
  • Squad placement in both National Squads is reviewed after the National, Long-Course Championships each season.


National Age-National Senior Transition
This will be at the discretion of the Head Coach.

When swimmers progress and it is felt a new stimulus needs to be provided, the coach can use National Senior sessions to aid progression. Nick coaches National Maroon, Shelly coaches Gold.

 

 

Swimming Schedule

Monday 5.00am - 5.15am Dryland

5.15am - 7.00am

(with National Gold)

5.45pm - 6.00pm Dryland

6.00pm - 7.30pm 

Tuesday

5.00am - 5.15am Dryland

5.15am - 7.00am

3.45pm - 4.00pm Dryland

4.00pm - 5.30pm

6.00pm - 6.30pm Boot Camp 

Wednesday

5.00am - 5.15am Dryland

5.15am - 7.00am

(with State Squad)

 

Thursday

5.00am - 5.15am Dryland

5.15am - 7.00am

(with National Gold)

3.45pm - 4.00pm Dryland

4.00pm - 5.30pm

6.00pm - 6.45pm Gym

Friday

 

4.45pm - 5.15pm Yoga

5.30pm - 7.00pm 

(with State Squad)

Saturday

5.00am - 5.15am Dryland

5.15am - 7.00am 

7.15am - 8.15am Gym

 

Coach Bio - Nick Moore

Nick grew up in Adelaide where he started his coaching career. After moving to Cairns in 2010, he took up an assistant coaching role at Marlin Coast swimming club. He remained an assistant coach at the club for 4 years before taking on the role of Head Coach for a further year. He worked as Head Coach at the Mossman Swimming Club before deciding to take the opportunity to coach at SAALC for Marion Swimming Club.

 

National Maroon Squad