Sprinters Squad

Tateswim's Sprinters Squad is for committed young swimmers training to compete at state level.

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Mark Tate, Bev Tate and Konrad Maggenti

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Email: mark@tateswim.com.au



To participate in this squad swimmers are required to:

  • Attend 3 or more sessions per week

  • Have the desire to become a swimmer and train as an athlete

  • Join M1 Swimming Club and participate at nominated swim meets

  • Be approximately 10-13 years old

  • Demonstrate good technique and an ability to cope with the required training volume and intensity

  • Have achieved Metro and/or State level qualifying times.

Training times

Swimmers may attend any of the following sessions each week:

Mon 7.00-8.30pm
Tue 4.30-5.45pm
Wed 6.30-7.45pm
Thu 4.30-5.45pm
Fri 4.30-6.00pm (dryland + swim)

Note: Between 30 September and 3 November some class times will vary due to maintenance works at the MARC, please click here to check the schedule.

Please refer to our latest training calendar for a detailed schedule for the current quarter. During the summer school holidays, classes are held as per the summer holiday schedule

Training dates

Training takes place 48 weeks per year - refer to our training breaks page to check when swimmers will have a break from training.

Performance Goals

Swimmers are training to qualify for and compete at Metro and State level competitions.

Swim meets

Please refer to the Competition Calendar for a listing of events suitable for swimmers in Sprinters Squad.

Outlined below are the priority meets for this squad:

  • M1 Galas (Terms 1, 2 and 4)

  • Metro Short Course Competition (Term 3)

  • Victorian Short Course Age Championships* (Term 3)

  • Victorian Age Championships* (Term 4)

  • Victorian Sprint Championships* (Term 1)

  • Metro All Junior Competition (Term 1)

* Qualifying times apply


Swimmers typically progress into Sprinters from Dolphins or Development.

From Sprinters, swimmers may progress to one of the following squads: