Swimming WA Coaches & Teachers - Best in the Business!
Over many years, WA swimming coaches and teachers have led the way nationally identifying, developing and nurturing the best talent no matter where they reside across this huge State. From iconic coaches such as Kevin Duff, Shelley Taylor-Smith and Bernie Mulroy to the upcoming crop of talented coaches, Swimming WA Members can be sure that their coach or teacher is capable of helping them to achieve their dreams.
Swimming WA works closely with Swimming Australia and Swim Coaches & Techers Australia (SCTA) WA, formally named ASCTA, each year to provide professional development opportunities and accreditation courses throughout the year. If you have a passion to teach or coach swimming, Swimming WA and SCTA (WA) are here to help.
Please refer to the menus on the left for all information on teachers, coaches and coaching courses.
Coach & Teacher FAQ's
- What is the difference between swim teaching and coaching?
- How do I become a coach?
- AUSTSWIM Teacher of Towards Competitive Strokes
- Swim Australia Teacher of Competitive Swimming (now Foundation Coach)
- How do I become a Swimming WA Coach or Teacher Member?
- I have a number of coach and teacher memberships, how can I find out which has lapsed?
See the Swimming Australia webpage for details of the difference between these two roles and scopes.
All Swimming Australia Accredited Coaches start their coaching journey as swim teachers and before coaches can enrol in the Development Coach Program, they must have held one of the following swim teacher qualifications for a minimum of 6 months:
For more information on the Development Coach Program please see the Swimming Australia webpage.
The Swimming WA membership season runs from 1st October - 30th September. Members can start renewing their membership from September each year in preparation for the upcoming season starting in October.
Check out the latest Swimming WA season membership details.
If you are a Swimming WA member already and require to upgrade your membership to a Swimming WA Coach and Teacher Member please follow the prompts on the Swimming WA Upgrade webpage.
Swimming WA Membership
To check you Swimming WA Membership please log into MySwimResults (MSR) and check that your profile includes a "coach/teacher" member type. Please ensure you maintain your Working with Children Check details in your profile to remain a coach member during the membership season (Oct - Sept).
Swimming Australia Coach Accreditation
All Swimming Australia accredited coaches must maintain their integrity requirements to remain accredited as coaches and receive their membership benefits including insurance, national event coach accreditation and other Swimming Australia benefits.
To ensure an ongoing commitment to a safe environment, Swimming Australia Coach Accreditation must also renew every three (3) years.
Reaccreditation and to update your integrity requirement coaches must completed this within Swimming Australia's sport management system Swimcentral.
Swim Coaches and Teachers Australia Membership
Swim Coaches and Teachers Australia (formally ASCTA) have annual membership for members via the DITA Platform. The membership season runs from 1st July to 30th June each year.