Program Overview

The SASI Swimming Program utilises a decentralised model where swimmers are based with their club program.  The program has a senior and development focus with the aim of achieving national team representation, contributing to podium success at international benchmark events.

The South Australia Aquatic and Leisure Centre (SAALC) provides a hub for SASI performance services support through access to specialist equipment and facilities.

Training venues

SAALC – 443 Morphett Road, Oaklands

Norwood - Adelaide Aquatic Centre, Fitzroy Terrace & Jeffcott Road

Tea Tree Gully- Waterworld, Golden Grove Rd, Ridgehaven


Full Scholarship
Kyle Chalmers  Madison Wilson

Travis Mahoney

Emily White

Brittany Castelluzzo
Associate Scholarship
Emilie MuirHarliai Curthoys-Davis

James McKechnie

Thomas Lightfoot
Training Agreement Athletes
Ellysia OldsenJosh Palmer
Bethan Mounfield 

Program Staff

Peter BishopSASI Head Coach
Craig Stewart SASI Assistant Coach
Shelly JarrettMarion
Shaun CurtisNorwood
Leigh NugentState Head Coach
Cory BamptonSSA State Coach
Georgina LuscombeTea Tree Gully Swimming Club
SASI Support Staff
High Performance LeadEddie Denis
Performance Services Coordinator/Performance AnalysisTim Rawlins
BiomechanicsSian Barris
PhysiologyJamie Stanley
Strength and ConditioningLuke Knappstein
PsychologyElise Bereza
Personal Excellence Senior AdviserMark Gregory
PhysiotherapistDavid Spurrier
DoctorDr Geoff Verrall

Selection Criteria

The Scholarship year for SASI Swimming begins July 1 2018 and runs through to June 30 2019.

Club coaches of athletes that meet the selection criteria will be contacted by the first week of June 2018.

Athletes who meet the criteria will receive a Scholarship invitation via email from SASI by the end of June 2018.

2019/20 Selection Criteria PDF, 199.65 KB


Honour Roll

Olympic Games - Rio 2016
Kyle ChalmersGold, Bronze x 2
Josh Palmer 
Travis Mahony 
Paralympics - Rio 2016
Jesse Aungles 
Liam Bekric 
Olympic Games - London 2012
Hayden StoeckelBronze
Paralympics - London 2012
Matthew CowdreyGold x 5, Silver x 2, Bronze
Esther Overton 
Jay Dohnt 
World Championships - Barcelona 2013
Sally FosterSilver
IPC World Championships - Montreal 2013
Matthew Cowdrey Gold x 5, Bronze
Junior World Championships - Dubai 2013
Stefanie ScherwitzelSilver
Commonwealth Games - Glasgow 2014
Sally HunterGold, Silver
Jesse Aungles 
Matthew Cowdrey 
Commonwealth Games - Delhi 2010
Hayden StoeckelSilver

Program Partners

Swimming Australia

Swimming South Australia

Other Swimming Information

Federation Internationale de Natation (FINA) 

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