Swim Squads

Squad Program

Training the champions of the future, our squad program consists of distinct levels, arranged according to the swimmers’ abilities.  Squad levels are set to cater for recreational swimmers, improving their stroke technique and fitness, right up to elite swimmers competing in National Championship competitions.

Swimmers will be assessed prior to being placed into a Squad group to ensure they are working to a level appropriate to them. All swimmers will be assessed ongoing to move up levels if needed.

Ruth Everuss Aquatic Centre Squad Levels

  • GOswim Academy - Developmental Squads
  • Bronze Squad
  • Silver Squad
  • Gold Squad

Join The Squad

To join Ruth Everuss Aquatic Centre Squads you will need to be assessed so as to be placed in the correct Squad group.

Enquire below and we will give you a little more information on how to get started and book your free assessment. 


Assessments are run Monday to Friday from 4:00 - 5:30 pm and Saturday from 08:00 - 09:00 am 

Meet the Coach

Vince Healy - Senior Coach

Vince's  interests began back in 1999, when he became a Learn to Swim teacher at Sydney International Aquatic Centre, now know as Sydney Olympic Park Aquatic Centre. 
He had family who were National Swimmers and a connection with a National Country Coach in Dubbo, this sparked his interest into swimming and coaching. 
In 2004 he gained his Green coaching licence and in 2009 attended the Vic Centre where he gained his Silver coaching licence.
He currently is coaching under a Bronze licence. 
Vince was fortunate enough to be coached by a number of Olymipic and Australian Coaches, including, John Bladon and Tony Shaw to name a couple. 
Swimming has been Vince's life and passion for as long as he can remember!

FUN FACT: As a Junior he was in a NSW squad coached as a pro and was a club champion at Chatswood!


Squad Level Information Expand all

GOswim Academy - Developmental Squads

Aimed at kids who have already learnt the basics of swimming, GOswim Academy is designed for students aged between the ages of 8 and 14 years old. It’s perfect for kids ready for junior squads, or for those who are interested in getting ready for the competitive swimming club environment.

Bronze Squads

Bronze Squad
Coach: Vince Healy (Head Coach)

Aim To further develop and foster skills and abilities in all 4 strokes whilst encouraging to participate fully in what competitive swimming has to offer. Swimmers begin to be exposed to competitive swimming.
General Qualifying Criteria. Swimmers aged 8-14 years.  Swimmers are selected at the discretion of the Coaching staff; after demonstrating abilities to complete all 4 strokes, execute race legal skills.
Swimmer Commitment.  Swimmers are expected to attend 2 - 4 sessions a week. Sessions do not need to be booked in and swimmers may vary their attendance week to week.
Competition Commitment. Swimmers are strongly encouraged to:
- compete regularly at race nights
- be a member of the club
- compete at external meets working towards an area championships  
Training Cycles. Swimmers will operate on an 8 week cycle
This will consist of skills, stroke, and development activities on a rotating cycle to ensure maximum exposure to activities to get better.  
Payment $43.30
Equipment Long Swim Fins, Goggles, cap, drink bottle, kick board, net bag, pull buoy.
Training Sessions
  Bronze Squad
Monday   4:00 - 5:00 pm
Tuesday   4:00 - 5:00 pm
Wednesday   4:00 - 5:00 pm
Thursday   4:00 - 5:00 pm
Friday   4:00 - 5:00 pm
Saturday 8:00 - 9:00 am  
  • Swimmers should notify the coach in advance of any upcoming breaks in training.
  • Swimmers do not have to be a member of Auburn Swim Club but are strongly encouraged to do so.

Silver Squads

Senior Silver Squad
Coach: Vince Healy

Aim Performance at a national age level.
General Qualifying Criteria. National age Qualifying time or intention to achieve.
Swimmers are assessed at the coach’s discretion. Swimmer’s training in Senior Silver are expected to make a commitment to swimming both in training & Competition but are encouraged to do so in balance with other extracurricular activities.
Swim/gym training Commitment. Swimmers are expected to complete 4 or more sessions a week as well as all activation prior to training sessions and dryland sessions as programmed throughout the week.  
Competition Commitment. Swimmers are expected to race monthly in practice, race nights, qualifying meets and other major targeted competitions.
Payment $47.50 p/w
Equipment DMC Fins, Goggles, cap, drink bottle, kick board, net bag, pull buoy, paddles, snorkel, Thera band, skipping rope, band
Training Sessions 

  • Swimmers should notify the coach if they need to exit the water early for any reason.
  • Swimmers should notify the coach in advance of any upcoming breaks in training.

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