Coach Alex Webb

Coach Alex is a Silver Licensed Swimming Coach registered with the Australian Swimming Coaches and Teachers Association.  Coach Alex also has various learn to swim teaching qualifications and has been involved in teaching and coaching swimming for over 2 decades around the world from his home in South Africa, to the Cayman Islands on the continents of America and Canada, various islands around the Caribbean and finally here in Australia.

Experience

2008 World Short Course Championships in Manchester

2007 Canadian Age Championships

Various inter club competitions in Florida, USA

Various Caribbean championships around the islands of Jamaica, Aruba and Cayman

Various National Age and Open National Championships in Australia

Various State Championships around Australia

State Team Coach 2013 – Victoria

Road to Rio Camp for Multi Class athletes at AIS 2014

South African Swim Clubs

Aquabear – Casual Coach and swimmer under Brian Elliott for 8yrs

Simo Swimming and Lifesaving Club for 2yrs

Cayman Islands Swimming Club

Cayman Islands Government Swim Program – 3 years

Melbourne Australia Swim Club

Surrey Park Swim Club – 1yr

Flyers Swim Team – 7yrs

Hurricanes Swimming Club – 2yrs and ongoing

Results

Over 40 National Age and Open National Qualifiers in past 9 years covering all strokes and distances

National Age Finalists in various events from 50m Free to 400m IM

Multiple National Medalist in Multi Class and Down Syndrome Championships

Down Syndrome World Championships Swimmer 2016 and 2018

State and National Finalists at Age Championships including Gold, Silver and Bronze clean sweep at State championships in a Backstroke event.

Various State Medalists over past decade in both Short Course and Long Course Championships

Top placings in Victorian Open Water Championships and National Open Water Championships

Built up club of 46 swimmers to a club of over 140 registered swimmers over a period of 7 yrs and improved in State Championships rankings from 36th to 5th.

Started new club with less than 50 swimmers and doubled the team in 3yrs.  Team went from 1 State Qualifier in year 1 to 17 in year 3 including state finalists.

Coaching Philosophy

To develop confident young adults!

“My aim remains, and will always be, to help kids believe in themselves, knowing that they are valued regardless of how successful they may be as an athlete.”

Coach Dan Busch

Coach Dan is our Junior, Junior State and Adult Squad Coach. Dan is an ASCTA accredited Bronze License Coach and has over 5 years coaching experience at various clubs in Australia and Europe. His coaching in Australia and Europe has allowed him to coach athletes from beginners all the way through to National and European Youth Finalists. Dan’s love for swimming commenced from a young age, and is observed today through his passion and enthusiasm seen on pool deck.