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Masters Swimming Australia Coach of the Year 2019 Award

This national award recognises the huge amount of work that Greg has done in his coaching role within both Tuggeranong Masters Swimming ACT as a club and acknowledges Greg’s outstanding contribution to coaching and towards the development of coaching at all levels of Masters Swimming within Australia.

Photo of Greg Gourley

Greg had an outstanding year in coaching in 2019. Through the active development of his coaching knowledge, he made a significant contribution towards progressing swimmers at a club level but most notably was actively involved in developing coaches and swimmers at a Branch level through the running of many workshops throughout NSW.

Greg has been involved in masters swimming with Tuggeranong Vikings Masters not only as a swimmer, technical official, and coach for many years but also as club president.  As a collaborative leader, he is an integral part of the Tuggeranong Masters coaching team and has assisted in developing the Tuggeranong year planner including macro and micro-cycles.

Greg is an innovative coach and his swim sessions are always thoroughly planned with a focus, ensuring differentiation for all swimmers’ goals and abilities.  One of Greg’s main goals is to foster inclusion and cohesion in the club and to make it fun!

Greg was also involved in running the ACT Branch of Masters Swimming for a number of years before it became part of NSW Branch. Greg is hugely active in the local open water swimming community here in the ACT and NSW as well and has swum the 9k National Capital Swim as a solo swimmer many times.

Thank you, Greg, for your wonderful contribution to Masters Swimming in 2019… you are a very well deserved winner!

Masters Swimming caters for swimmers of ALL standards.  Tackle all aspects of your swimming technique and fitness with a qualified coach and like-minded swimmers.

We are currently awaiting the re-opening of Tuggeranong pool within COVID-19 restrictions (anticipated mid-August) to allow us to re-commence our regular club training sessions, however, we are offering a 6-month membership from July to December and a 4-month “come and try” membership from September to December 2020.   These memberships provide the perfect opportunity to participate in regular swim training and social activities and to regain fitness post the COVID-19 shutdown. 

For more details, contact Greg on 0418 445194, or email aussivikings@gmail.com and keep an eye on our website www.tuggmastersswim.org for updates. You can find details of our training sessions at www.tuggmastersswim.org/training.

COVID-19 Announcement

In compliance with COVID-19 recommendations, ALL swim training is suspended until the threat is over.

In light of recent government advice, ALL Tuggeranong Masters swim sessions are suspended (including training and endurance sessions) until further notice.

Post COVID-19, returning to swimming notifications will be posted on this website, on our Facebook group and through our club member email list.

On behalf of the Committee and the Coaching Team, we hope that none of our members, friends and family are impacted by the COVID-19 virus, are not impacted employment wise, the stock market recovers and that the world returns to normality ASAP so that we can get back swimming.

GREG GOURLEY, PRESIDENT

Tuggeranong BPS Meet – 28 March 2019 CANCELLED

Important Message from the Committee and Club President

With careful consideration regarding COVID-19 and following advice from Masters Swimming NSW in their message cancelling the 2020 National Championships due to be held in Sydney in April, the Tuggeranong BPS Meet scheduled for 28 March 2020 has been cancelled due to COVID-19.

“The National Board strongly recommends that Branches and Clubs also suspend or defer all their sanctioned competitions until at least 31 May, due to COVID-19 concerns and the impact that it may have on our swimmers and those around them”.

The committee wishes to thank the organisers, officials and volunteers for all of their hard work in organising this event to date.

Entry fees will be refunded to competitors in due course.