New Zealand is hosting an development Clinic for intermediate Coaches

New Zealand is hosting a FINA Synchro Development Clinic for Intermediate Coaches.

The dates are December 6 – 10, 2017, and the Clinic will be held at  AUT Millennium Aquatic and Conference Centre,  17 Antares Place, Mairangi Bay, Auckland. It will comprise theory and practical sessions, aimed at Junior and Age Group swimmers. Rule changes from the 2017 FINA Synchro Technical Congress will be addressed, as well as other relevant topics.

The presenter is Julie Jasontek,  Junior Team Head Coach for the Cincinnatti Synchrogaters, Ohio, USA. Julie’s Teams have had considerable competition success during her coaching tenure.

Attendance – please contact the to confirm attendance, with a deadline for confirmation of November 1, 2017,  to ensure we have an adequate supply of the resource materials.

There is no charge to attend the Clinic, but accommodation and transport arrangements are the responsibility of the attendees.

Accommodation arrangements. Please contact the hotel of your choice directly for enquiries and bookings.

We have three suggestions,  the costs are similar, and depend on the room configuration – estimate $ 80 – $ 95 NZ  per person per night, not including meals.    The distances to  the Clinic venue are similar – 12 – 15 minutes driving.

Quest Albany,  32 Kell Drive, Albany, Auckland  0632   ph  64 – 9 414 0024

Aristotles North Shore Motel,  20C Link Drive,  Sunnynook, Auckland   ph  64  0800 666 716

Poenamu Hotel   31 Northcote Rd, Takapuna  Auckland    ph  64 – 9 – 914 3373.

Please let SSAI and Synchro NSW wales know if you are attending. Thanks



Proposed FINA Judging Course in Australia

We have been advised that SSAI is in the process of seeking approval for a FINA judging school to help prepare judges for the new changes occurring in 2018.  This is a rare and exciting opportunity to develop judging skills in a formal setting with an accredited teacher.
If approved, attendance and completion of the exam will be required for all judges who wish to be listed in the FINA G category and judge internationally.  
The suggested dates are:
11-14 or 25-28 of January
15-18 of February
Please contact Bobbie Dawson by 1 August to advise:
a)  if you are interested in attending this training;
b)  your preferred dates.

FINA World Championships

We couldn’t be more excited for former NSW synchro swimmers: Amie Thompson, Kiera Gazzard and Erica Li to strut their stuff on the international stage. Good luck girls we hope you can hear our cheers all the way from NSW.


Check out the schedule and results on the FINA website.

Partner with Synchro NSW

Synchro NSW is looking for partners drive the growth of our sport. We are eager to partner with synchro clubs, aquatic facilities, non-for-profit or corporate entities to increase participation and awareness of the sport. Partnerships can be in the form of courses, events, fundraisers, sponsorships, or classes. Send a brief proposal via email to set up a discussion.