I am happy to report a well-attended weekend from Abbotsleigh. Generally speaking the coaches and I are super happy with the majority of the swimmers and how they conducted themselves and how they raced. Our relays placed very well even without our fastest teams entered. Another great fact was that every swimmer that raced earnt […]
What a fantastic way to spend your hard earned training deposits – on a 5km open water race at the Olympic regatta centre in Penrith. I was fortunate enough to coach in the outdoors, power walking (whilst performing the Aussie Haka – all the way) along the course with all the spectators and puppy dogs. […]
Here I am with Katie and Tash at the Swimming Australia Talent ID camp in Canberra. The gentleman between Katie and I is Glenn Beringen the National Youth Coach. Further details here.
Newsflash!! CONGRATULATIONS TO SHAUN CHAMPION, NATASHA RAMSDEN AND KAEA BIDOIS FOR BEING SELECTED TO COMPETE FOR NSW ON THE 2015 STATE OF ORIGIN TEAM. We are very proud of you all and wish you the best at the clash of the States and territories to be help from September 23-27th at the AIS in Canberra.
Hi Team Abb We had a great day yesterday at the Carlile cup. Overall some fantastic results and a fine amount of PB’s. Reflecting and comparing to this time last year – the coaches and I are super happy with the increase in skill level from Abb swimmers. We were also impressed with the swimmers […]
I’d like to congratulate Brandon Lawrence on receiving his Silver Coaching Licence. To receive this Brandon had to have 6 or more swimmers achieve Australian national Age Qualifying times, attend a 5 day course held at the Australia Swimming Coaches Conference and complete work books to prove he was capable and knowledgeable in the areas […]
Congratulations to our Abbotsleigh swim Club swimmers who earnt themselves a place on the prestigious NSW selection squads. This is a fine reward for all your great training and racing at both State and Nationals in 2015. You have all made us very proud here at Abbotsleigh. NSW Emerging talent Squad (ETS) Natasha Ramsden Katie […]
Hi Team Attached is the report for National age 2015. Enjoy! Leanne Speechley Head Swimming Coach
Hi All Attached is the report for the NSW State Championships 2015. Apologies for the lateness of this. We wanted to get things right and with the bigger team this took some time. This year’s report is very positive and exciting. We are beginning to gather more stats and they are all moving in the […]
Hi Team Abb Please see attached Metro report, Metro point score and the Team photos! We nailed it! Thank you to all swimmers, parents and coaches! Regards Leanne Speechley Head Swimming Coach