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Swimming & Diving

 

Information

2015 INTERSTATE SWIMMING & DIVING

Who to Contact

Position Name School Email
 Tour Leader Kelvin Browner  Woodvale Secondary College kelvin.browner@education.wa.edu.au  
Swimming Coach /Manager Mark Saggers Central Institute of Technology mark.saggers@central.wa.edu.au
 Swimming Coach/Manager  Fiona Nijirich  Perth College  Fiona.njirich@pc.wa.edu.au
Swimming Coach /Manager Jennifer Popham   pophamjennifer@gmail.com
Swimming Coach /Manager Megan Saggers   meg.saggers@gmail.com
Swimming Coach /Manager Suzie Johansen   sjohansen268@live.com.au
Diving Coach Michael Tinley  

arrows_coach@hotmail.com 

SWA Representative Hayden Williams Swimming WA hayden.williams@wa.swimming.org.au

Interstate Event Information

Event Date Venue /State Age
20 Nov – 29 Nov 2015 Adelaide, SA 10 – 19 year olds
This sport is one of nine sports that will be contested at the School Sport Australia Pacific School Games in Adelaide in November. School Sport WA will have over 350 students and team officials travelling to this major international multi sport event. It is expected that there will be over 4000 competitors in Adelaide for the competition.  All teams will be accommodated in the Adelaide CBD with the sports being conducted across the Adelaide metro area.  School Sport WA will keep people updated as further details about this event become available.

 Interstate Trial Information

Trial Specifics
Nomination Due

Swimming – Friday 8 May 2015 

Diving – Wednesday 1 April 2015

Cost  No Cost to Nominate

Trial Details

Swimming

 

THERE WILL BE NO SWIMMING SELECTION TRIALS THIS YEAR.

SWIMMERS HAVE TO NOMINATE ON-LINE FOR SELECTION CONSIDERATION

 

The team will be selected using nominated times (see details regarding accredited times below). You will be notified if you are on the team by 22 May.  Once offers of places have been accepted SSWA coaches will then organise swimming training sessions for later in the year.

 

Students are to nominate for events online, on the above nomination tab. 

Schedule of Events can be found HERE

  

Accredited times will only need to be provided with your nomination form if they are from non-Swimming WA official events.  Approved events include Swimming WA official events, and the following events: SSWA, IGSSA, PSA, ACC, SWISSA carnivals.

 

Only long course times achieved since 1 October 2014 will be accepted (no converted short course times will be accepted).

 

Diving

Events to be considered in the  selection process are:

  • State Age Championships
  • School State Championships
  • Additional 2 National Qualifying events

Selection criteria  

  • Nomination to be completed on the SSWA website, on the above nomination tab.
  • 3 divers max selected in each age group.    
    • 3 boys max
    • 3 girls max
    • If strong interest is shown in one particular age group Divers will be asked to dive up an age group to allow maximum participation in the Championships.

Click HERE for further Diving information

events Please click HERE to download the list of events at the School Sport Australia Nationals (Events list is yet to be released by School Sport Australia)
Eligibility To be eligible for selection students must:
  1. Be a full time student at a DoE recognised educational institution.
  2. Be aged 10 year+ or 19 and under, as at the 31 December in the year of competition.

** Please note that competitors aged either 10 or 11 (as of 31 December in the year of competition) will be permitted to participate, with the additional stipulation that a parent or nominated guardian must accompany them for the duration of the Championship.

Nomination

Swimming & Diving Interstate Nomination

By submitting this nomination form I agree to the following;

 

  • I have read the Selection Policy
  • I will abide by the decisions of the selectors
  • My parents are aware of and endorse this nomination
  • I understand it is a parent/student responsibility to notify the school of this nomination
  • I understand it is a parent/student responsibility to notify event officials of any medical conditions that may affect the student’s well-being during trials

                          

Swimming

Swimming Multi Class

Diving

 

Selection Policy

Swimming Interstate Team Selection Policy

Selectors

  • The School Sport WA (SSWA) swimming committee will appoint selectors to undertake the process of selecting the State team.

  Selection Process

  • Team selection criteria listed will be adhered to in all cases, except where exceptional circumstances may prevail.
  • Championship events will be listed on the SSWA website, once they are made available.
  • Ages are taken as at 31 December in the year of competition.
  • Ages 10-19
  • Prospective competitors MUST nominate via online form on the SSWA website.
  • Prospective team members must complete the official online nomination in full and submit on, or prior to, the prescribed date.
  • Late nominations will not be accepted.
  • Team selection will be based on Long Course times only taken from 1st October 2014, but with priority given to times from 1st Jan 2015 – 30th April 2015. Please produce evidence from recognised events which include: SSWA, IGSSA, PSA, ACC and SWISSA Carnivals.  Times from SWA official events will be confirmed by the selectors after the close of nominations.  Hence they do not need to be entered, or updated if subsequent faster times are achieved.
  • The top four (4) nominated times will be considered for individual events,  consideration will also be given to the resulting full team size.
  • Team members will be required to adhere to all SSWA Policies and Processes. 
  • Team membership offers will be made two (2) weeks after close of nominations.  Swimmers will then be advised of the procedures to be followed to formally accept such an offer.
  • Should a team member withdraw prior to the Championship, the selections committee may select a replacement swimmer from the existing team or from other nominees.

 

  • Rules for Multi-class – Must meet a qualifying time of 150% of the World Record for their classification and event. Other times may be considered, but not necessarily accepted

Diving Interstate Team Selection Policy

Selectors

  • The School Sport WA (SSWA) swimming and diving committee will appoint selectors to undertake the process for State Team involvement.
  • The SSWA swimming and diving committee will appoint a Chair of Selectors.
  • Panel to consist of:  Diving Coach,Team Manager [if appointed],1 independent person appointed by the committee

Prior to Team Selection

  • Selectors meet to discuss team selection criteria.
  • Team selection criteria as listed will be adhered to in all cases except where exceptional circumstances may prevail.

Trial Events

Students will be required to participate in the following two events to be considered for selection:

  • State Age Championships
  • SchoolState Championships
  • Additional 2 National Qualifying events

Selection Process

  • The SSWA swimming and diving committee will regularly review the selection criteria and post them on the SSWA website.
  • School Sport Australia Championship events will be listed on the SSWA website.
  • Ages are taken as at 31 December in the year of competition.
  • An online nomination form will be available on the SSWA website.
  • Prospective team members must complete the official nomination form in full and submit on, or prior to, the prescribed date.
  • Late nominations, due to exceptional circumstances, may be considered but not necessarily accepted.
  • Team selection will be based on selecting 3 divers for each age group and sex to match the School Sport Australia National Championship program.
  • First place at the two selection events gains automatic selection in the team.
  • Points score is a consideration over the required dives for each age group.
  • Team members will be required to adhere to all SSWA Policies and Processes with regard team preparation and presentation.
  • Team membership will be confirmed within seven days providing all necessary procedures have been completed.
  • Should a team member withdraw prior to the Championship the selection committee may select a replacement diver from the existing team or from other nominees.

Excursion Mgmt Plan

Excursion Management Plan

 

SSWA is contracted by the Department of Education through a Grant Agreement to provide sport experiences and opportunities for all students in WA schools.

 

The Grant Agreement with the Department of Education requires SSWA to:

  • Maintain appropriate insurances in relation to the provision of the service
  • Ensure that compulsory criminal record checks have been completed on all volunteers and employees
  • Conduct off school site activities in accordance with the DoE Excursions: Off School Site Activities Policy

 

Click HERE to see the Excursion Management Plan TBA

Results and History