2016 Swimming Australia Club of the Year  Award

Nominations are now open for the 2016 Swimming Australia Club of the Year. This award seeks to recognise and celebrate the initiatives and achievements of affiliated swimming clubs who, throughout the listed period have demonstrated significant dynamism in the Club Development key pillars.

The winner of the Swimming Australia Club of the Year 2016 will be announced at the Swimming Australia Swimmer of the Year awards night. The winning club will receive two tickets, flights and accommodation to be present at the awards night to receive the winner’s trophy. The top 10 placed nominations will be rewarded.

Winner – Club of the Year 2016 Trophy, $2,000 and an athlete visit to the club.
2nd Place – $1,000 and an athlete visit to the club.
3rd Place – $500 and an athlete visit to the club.
4th-10th Places – $150 of Sports Community Vouchers to be redeemed on webinars and resources for the club.
All nominated clubs will receive an e-badge that can be used on their club website and social media channels. The e-badge will reflect a gold, silver or bronze standard determined by their Club of the Year application.

Application Process

Download the 2016 Swimming Australia Club of the Year nomination form

To be eligible for nomination, swimming clubs must be affiliated with their State or Territory association and be led by a head coach who is accredited with the Australia Swimming Coaches and Teachers Association (ASCTA).

To nominate your swimming club for club of the year award, a nominated representative of the club committee or head coach must complete the nomination form and submit by email to with the subject line “Club of the Year – Application” or in writing to:

FAO Club of the Year, Swimming Australia, Level 2, 50-56 York Street, South Melbourne, VIC, 3205

Click here to view some tips for nominating your club.

Nominations close at 5pm AEDT Friday 2 September 2016.
Read about 2015 Swimming Australia Club of the Year, South Esk Swimming Club’s rise to the top by clicking here.



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