Swimmer Support

Carlile Swimming and the Carlile Swimming Team prides itself on providing meaningful and appropriate support to swimmers throughout their training and competition journey. The swimmer support initiatives aim to provide a comprehensive suite of services to the athlete and coach, with the objective of developing the swimmers both in and out of the pool. 

Forbes and Ursula Carlile Scholarships

The Carlile Foundation provide support to identified swimmers through the Forbes and Ursula Carlile Scholarship Program. Swimmers are identified and selected for the scholarship program annually based upon results at National Championship meets. The aim of the scholarship program is to identify and support talented athletes that have the potential to be selected on Swimming Australia Senior and Junior teams and squads within the current Olympic period.

2019/20 Selection Criteria

2019/20 Scholarship Holders

Training Environment

In support of the coaching staff the following services are incorporated into the coaching program based upon athlete and squad needs: 

  • Strength & Conditioning - Testing and Prescription

  • Physio Screenings

  • Anthropometric Screenings

  • Lactate and Physiological testing

  • Use of Underwater Camera and feedback systems

  • Athlete Management System - Smartabase

  • Swimmer Education - Sport Psychology, Recovery, Nutrition

Club Races

The Carlile Swimming Team regularly hold Club Race nights, with the aim being to provide an opportunity to expose our younger members to racing in a friendly and supportive environment, while also providing our older swimmers the opportunity to gain qualifying times for Area, State and National meets while putting into practice the skills and techniques learnt in training. Keep an eye on the Meet Calendar for upcoming Club race nights and further information. 

Meet Support

The Carlile Swimming Team is committed to ensuring its athletes have the best possible opportunity to succeed at the targeted and championship meets through out the season. As such the Carlile Swimming team provide the following services: 

  • Race Video

  • Performance Analysis

  • Physio and Soft Tissue services

  • Team Management

Athlete Grants

Carlile Swimming and the Carlile Swimming Team are committed to supporting swimmers and their families. Often participating and competing in our sport can be an expensive undertaking. Follow the links below to grant applications for your swimmer: 

NSW Office for Sport - Local Sport Grant Program

Local Sporting Champions