Coach for both squads: Shannon McSkimming

Surf Team
This squad will have an emphasis on swim training for surf lifesaving or triathlon and will also accommodate swimmers that no longer wish to train in the Gold/Silver/Bronze squads.
Criteria
▪ Athlete is 12 years or over.
▪ Competes at State level for Surf/Triathlon.
▪ Can swim 400m Freestyle.
▪ Swimmers can train a maximum of 5 sessions per week (3 mornings/2 evenings).
▪ Must register with Marion Swimming Club.
The Coaching team will endeavour to:
▪ Motivate and encourage
▪ Inspire on-going improvement
▪ Support athletes in their journey through physical & mental challenges and school demands
▪ Act with integrity

Mini FAST Squad
The focus of this squad is supporting all athletes to reach their aquatic goals, regardless of their sport. Though knowledge of all four strokes is required, the emphasis will be on freestyle.
Criteria
▪ Athlete can swim 200m Freestyle.
▪ Swimmers can train a maximum of 2 sessions per week.
▪ Multiclass athletes will be considered based on both their race performance, commitment, training ability and attendance, confirmed via the Athlete Agreement.
The Coaching team will endeavour to:
▪ Motivate and encourage
▪ Inspire on-going improvement
▪ Support athletes in their journey through physical & mental challenges and school demands
▪ Act with integrity
Note:
From time to time at the Coach’s discretion, athletes may be, by special invitation asked to join this training group. At this time the athlete must agree to the above expectations. A signed agreement indicating the athlete’s commitment will be requested.

Swimming Schedule
Surf Squad

Monday 5.15am – 7.00am
Tuesday 5.45pm – 7.30pm
Wednesday 5.15pm – 7.00pm
Thursday 5.15am – 7.00am
Friday 5.15am – 7.00am

Swimming Schedule
Mini Fast Squad

Tuesday 4.45pm – 6.00pm
Thursday 5.45pm – 7.00pm

Coach Bio – Shannon McSkimming

I am a Bronze level ASCTA Coach and I have been coaching for 3 years. I  moved down to Adelaide from Darwin and to coach at Marion. I am currently still racing myself and have competed in several national Open Water championships in both the 10km and 5km.

 

FAST Squad