Swimming

About The Program

The targeted sports program (TSP) in swimming, offers students the opportunity to incorporate 2 training sessions into their school week, freeing up precious time after hours. The training is conducted by two Level 2 (Silver) coaches with the goal to complementing the work being achieved within a swimmer’s home program. In addition to pool sessions, swimmers may incorporate gym sessions into their program.

Student wellbeing and academic achievement are an important aspect of an athletes development. The swim team meet daily and are given support and guidance from their mentor and fellow swimmers.

TSP swimming has the support of NSW swimming and the Sports High School Association this allows for development days and racing opportunities to occur throughout the year.

Coaching Staff 

Craig Stevens (Head Coach) (Ex student of ESHS TSP swimming Program)

Coaching Achievements 

  • Silver Licence Coach (ASTCA)
  • Sans Souci Sea Devils -Head Coach
  • NSW Emerging Talent Coach
  • National Talent Identification Camp Coach
  • Australian Swim Team National Training Camp Coach
  • MetSea NSW Development Teams Competition – Head Coach
  • Coach of multiple Age National Medallists
  • Currently have 3 swimmers at American Universities on swimming scholarships

Sporting Achievements 

  • 2008, 2004 Olympic Team
  • 2006, 2002 Commonwealth Games Team
  • 2007, 2003, 2001 World Championship Team
  • 2002, 1999 Pan Pacific Championship Team

Coaching Staff 

Alicia Burns (Program Director/Coach/Mentor)

BA Dip Ed– Human Movement Studies and Mathematics

Coaching Achievements 

  • Silver Licence Coach (ASTCA)
  • Aquabliss Club coach 2000 -2014
  • Roseville College Coach 2002 – 2015
  • Pacific School Games Coach/Manager 2000,2005, 2008, 2017
  • All School Swimming Manager 2019, 2020
  • CHS Swimming Manager 2000 – 2008, 2014 – 2021
  • Sydney East Swimming Manager 2000 till 2021

Training 

  • Students train Tuesday and Thursday afternoons during school hours at Sans Souci Leisure Centre.
  • 1 morning before school/week in the gym @ ESHS Fitness Centre (optional)

Student Achievements 

Sydney East Representatives 2021 

12 Years

  • Bridget Bass
  • Pearl Pelaez
  • Sienna Marzic
  • Jasmine Kiddle
  • Mac Derwent
  • Thomas Cashman
  • Josh Kannengeiesser
  • Ashton Prowse

13 Years

  • Bella Richardson
  • Olivia Aungles
  • Kenedee Goodwin
  • Tiffany Crompton

14 Years

  • Mia Marzic

15 Years

  • Charlotte Davidson
  • Isabella Davidson
  • Ashlee Rider
  • Shelley Doyle
  • Jessica Ryan
  • Annabelle Papandonis
  • Darren Sisman
  • Jamie Chenich
  • Kai Payne
  • Daniel Carrasco

16 Years

  • Miranda Watson
  • Justine Scarra

17-19 Years

  • Ellie Donovan
  • Aden Clarke

Fees

$750 per annum.