SWIMCON, Australia’s leading aquatic conference dedicated to swim coaches, teachers, and swim schools, is set to make waves in 2024 as it returns for its annual event on September 20-22. The conference, organised by industry peak body, SWIM Coaches & Teachers Australia (SWIM), this year has moved to the Caloundra Events Centre on Queensland’s Sunshine Coast and promises to be an unprecedented gathering of industry leaders, coaches, teachers, aquatic professionals and swim school owners.

The event will take place over three days, offering a dynamic program that includes keynote speakers, panel discussions, practical workshops, a swim school tour, and an exhibitor hall featuring Australian and International aquatic products, services and suppliers. SWIMCON24 will also host the annual SWIM Australia Awards, where awards are presented to Australia’s top coaches, teachers, trainers and swim schools.

“We are thrilled to bring together the brightest minds and most passionate individuals in the world for SWIMCON24,” said Mr Brendon Ward, SWIM CEO. “As technology continues to transform every aspect of our lives, it’s essential for the swimming community to stay ahead of the curve. SWIMCON24 provides a unique platform for collaboration, innovation, and inspiration.”

Key highlights of SWIMCON24 include:

  • Expert Panel Discussions: Renowned coaches, teachers, and industry experts will engage in thought-provoking discussions on topics such as mental health in the industry, lessons plans and planning for success, and the impact of technology on athlete development.
  • Interactive Workshops: Attendees will have the opportunity to participate in hands-on workshops covering topics such as stroke development and analysis, injury prevention, strength and conditioning, nutrition for swimmers as well as our swim school tour.
  • Networking Opportunities: SWIMCON24 provides a platform for attendees to connect with peers, mentors, and potential collaborators from around the world, fostering new partnerships and friendships.

For registration and more information about SWIMCON24, visit swimcon.org. Early bird tickets will be available from April 2 2024.

SWIMCON is an annual conference dedicated to exploring the intersection of technology and aquatic sports. Founded in 1971, SWIMCON brings together coaches, teachers, swim school owners, and industry professionals to share knowledge, foster innovation, and inspire excellence in swimming and related aquatic disciplines.

About SWIM Coaches & Teachers Australia
SWIM Coaches & Teachers Australia (SWIM) is the peak body for swimming Coaches, Teachers and Swim Schools in Australia.

We have a range of priorities for the further development of our learn-to-swim programs, the swim safety industry and the sport of swimming. SWIM Coaches & Teachers Australia is a corporate entity with business objectives and is a not-for-profit special interest group dedicated to providing service to its Members and acting as an advocate on their behalf.

SWIM Coaches & Teachers Australia is dedicated to developing world leading practises in the education, accreditation, professional development and ongoing support for swimming Coaches and swimming and water safety Teachers, as well as developing and empowering our swim school network through the delivery of world’s best practice guidelines, professional development programs, growth opportunities and business support.

Whilst our core business is based in Australia, SWIM Coaches & Teachers Australia has members throughout the world and delivers conferences, resources, courses and services overseas.

SWIM Coaches & Teachers Australia is an active member of both the World Swimming Coaches Association and the International Federation of Swimming Teachers Associations.

Media contact
Brendon Ward | Chief Executive Officer
Swim Coaches and Teachers Australia
M: 0427 308 220
W: www.scta.org.au
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