TSS Aquatic is the leading age group swimming club in Australia. Operating out of The Southport School, our club comprises of approximately 250 members from both the TSS cohort and wider Gold Coast community.
TSS Aquatic caters for a wide variety of swimmers, both boys and girls from learn to swim through to an elite level. Our highly trained swimming coaches and superb swimmer to coach ratios allows every swimmer to reach their full potential and realise their dreams.
Team TSS caught the eye at last weekend’s Gold Coast Championships…
86 swimmers took over two corners of the pool at Southport and competed in the bold white cap over two days, winning 93 medals and setting 6 records. This deluge of medals reflects a huge number of best ever swims, including 83 best times from the Hammerheads.
Thanks to all parents who filled timekeeping slots over the weekend, it really is a Team effort and everybody’s contribution makes all the difference. Special thanks to those parents and swimmers who did extra slots and to Tanya Capra who came in even though Isabelle was sick, and to Darcy Cole for doing a lane when she wasn’t even swimming (but bribed!), and to Taylor Christie for staying to help time-keep our 1500m swimmers.
Coaches Mandy, Mel and Jody should be congratulated for guiding the Blacktip and Crocodile Sharks through their first ever Gold Coast Championships with aplomb…your swimmers are so confident they made it look easy!
Our Junior Swimmers stood out as smartly dressed, organised and noisy - we received lots of feedback from the Officials about how well behaved you were and how loud you were cheering on your team mates – great job!!
Team TSS marches on to the Queensland Short Course Championships next weekend and our younger swimmers have two Club Nights to look forward to (11th August and 25th August). It’s all go here so make sure you keep up your training…
Club Night #3 – 11 August 2017
Racing starts at 5pm.
Blacktips are racing 25m freestyle/backstroke/breaststroke and freestyle kick
Crocodiles are racing 75m freestyle/25m fly and 25m freestyle kick
Both Mandy and Mel were really excited discussing this week’s events and we can’t wait to see you have run racing on Friday and showing off your new skills.
DT’s tip for the week is to smile. Smiles are infectious and you can change the feeling of your session, by smiling at your squad mates – I bet they smile back!
Better still, research a funny joke and come in and share it with the group and your coach. There will be a prize for the best joke I hear over the next few days…
This week every family will receive one book of raffle tickets to sell to raise money for the Club. There are some amazing prizes for this raffle so please practice your sales pitch on your family, friends, neighbours, teachers and try to sell them all. We have already had some returned sold – well done Laura Taylor no.1 raffle ticket seller. Please return any unsold books to Janice in the pool office.
World University Games:
Good luck to Josh Parrish, Kai Edwards, Laura Taylor and Kiah Melverton who fly to Taiwan next week to compete for Australia at the World University Games. Our four swimmers will be competing in events from the 100m freestyle to the 10km open water swim…go Team TSS.
Thought for the week: “Everyday is filled with time and excuses, which one are you choosing to use today?” LG Fries.
Go and make it happen today, tell jokes to your team mates and your coach, have fun, have your best ever session in the pool – it really is up to you!!
Enjoy your weekend!