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Swimming & Diving

 

Information

2015 INTERSTATE SWIMMING & DIVING

Who to Contact

Position Name School Email
 Tour Leader  TBA    
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 Courtney Spanbroek Mercedes College courtney.spanbroek@hotmail.com
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   miketinley1969@gmail.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 12 – 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  Friday 8 May 2015
Cost  Nil

Trial Details

Swimming

Students are strongly encouraged to enter the Swimming WA Schools Association Meet – date TBA  Enter online at wa.swimming.org.au/schools

 

1)  Places on the team will be prioritized to the athletes that perform best at this trial and who subsequently indicate their interest by completing the School Sport WA online nomination form, on the above nomination tab before the deadline.

 

2) Should there be any vacancies on the team after these trial performances have been taken into account, they will be offered to the next highest seeded athletes who have also completed the online nomination, but did not attend the trial.

 

Accredited times will need to be provided with your nomination from

  • Approved WA Swimming Association events (Long Course) Other officially recognised events (e.g. SSWA, IGSSA, PSA, ACC, SWISSA carnivals)

Only long course times achieved since 1 October 2014.

No converted short course times will be accepted.

 

Diving

Events to be considered in selection process

  • State Age Championships
  • School State Championships

Selection criteria  

  • Nomination to be completed on the SSWA website 
  • 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.
  • Placing at lead up events to be considered are.    
    • WA State Age Championships
    • WA State School Championships
  • 1st place gets automatically selected.
  • Points score is a consideration over the required dives for each age group.
  • Selection of team by panel in April, after completion of selection events.
events Please click HERE to download the list of events at the School Sport Australia Nationals
Eligibility To be eligible for selection students must:
  1. Be a full time student at a DoE recognised educational institution.
  2. Be  12 years or 19 and under, as at the 31 December in the year of competition.

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

 

Please Note: All trial fees are to be paid on the day of trials unless stated otherwise.

 

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 for State Team involvement.
  • The SSWA swimming committee will appoint a Chair of Selectors.

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 Platforms

  • Approved WA Official School Carnival events ( Long Course)
  • Only long course times achieved since 1st October 2014 will be accepted.
  • No converted short course times will be accepted.

Note: An officially recognised event refers to a bona fide swimming competition where all times can, if required, be officially endorsed.

Selection Process

  • The SSWA swimming committee will review the selection criteria and post them on the SSWA website.
  • Championship events will be listed on the SSWA website.
  • Ages are taken as at 31 December in the year of competition.
  • A 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 qualifying times for all events to match the School Sport Australia National Championship program.
  • The top two (2) qualifiers within the team will contest individual events.
  • The top four (4) qualifiers within the team will contest the relays.
  • 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 swimmer from the existing team or from other nominees.
  • Rules for Multi-class – 150% for age classification and stroke.

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

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

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