Marion Swimming Club



State Squad

The State Squad is for swimmers age 12 years and over, progressing to or competing at National Age level. Selection in this squad is criteria based and capped in size. 

Coaches: Sally Hunter

Entry Criteria

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

  • Athlete is 12 years and over.
  • Has made two qualifying standards below in a 100m or 200m Event - one preferably the 200 IM. Times are approximately between SA State Age and National Age Qualifying times.
  • Selected at the Coaching Team’s discretion.
  • Swimmers train a minimum of 6 sessions per week.



State-National Age Transition
15 year and over swimmers who still have the desire to compete at National Level will have the opportunity to train with National Age on Wed am and Sat am. This will also apply to 14 year olds who have been with Sally for over 3 years.


Swimming Schedule

Monday 5.15am - 5.30am Dryland

5.30am - 7.00am

5.30pm - 6.15pm Dryland


5.15pm - 5.30pm Dryland

5.30pm - 7.00pm


5.00am - 5.30am Dryland

5.30am - 7.00am

(with National Maroon)

5.15pm - 5.30pm Dryland

5.30pm - 7.00pm


5.00pm - 5.30pm Bootcamp/Spin

5.30pm - 7.00pm


5.15pm - 7.00pm

(with National Maroon)


5.15am - 5.30am Dryland

5.30am - 7.00am

7.00am - 7.15am Stretching

(with Development Squad)


Coach Bio - Sally Hunter

Sally has been with the program as an athlete since 2012.

As an athlete, Sally has successfully competed at two Olympic games (2008 and 2012), has won medals at World Championships and competed at two Commonwealth games winning the silver medal in the 200-metre breaststroke. 

Sally has had the opportunity to mentor the Australian junior Pan Pac Swimming team. Sally is looking forward to transforming the skills and abilities she has learnt from her experiences as a high performance athlete and applying these to her coaching style. Sally is a bronze license Coach who has run many clinics and camps and has a passion for working with young athletes.


State Squad