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Alan Thompson

WSCA Board of Directors

  • National Head Coach, Swimming Australia (2004-Present)

As a Coach:

  • Australian Gold Licence / Level 3
  • Elite Training Centre Coach, New South Wales Institute of Sport (2001-2004)3
  • Head Coach, Whitlam Swim Team (1995-2004)
  • Head Coach, Alan Thompson Swim School (1987-2004)

Australian National Team Staff Highlights:

  • Olympics: 2004, 2000 (Manager)
  • Worlds: 2005 (Head Coach), 2003, 2001, 1998 (Manager), 1994 (Manager)
  • Pan Pacs: 2006 (Head Coach), 2002, 1999 (Manager), 1997 (Manager), 1993 (Manager)
  • Commonwealth Games: 2006 (Head Coach), 2002, 1998 (Manager)
  • Short Course Worlds: 2006 (Head Coach), 2004, 2002, 2000 (Manager), 1995 (Manager)
  • Open Water Worlds: 2004 (Head Coach)

Other Highlights:

  • FINA Coaches Commission, Honorary Secretary (2000-05, 2005-09)
  • WSCA Board member (1994-Present)
  • Swimming Australia High Performance Committee (2000-Present)
  • WSCA President (1998-2001)
  • ASCTA Board member (1987-2004)
  • 2003 ASCTA & Australian Swimming Open Water Coach of the Year
  • 2002 ASCTA Open Water Coach of the Year
  • 1999 Australian Swimming Open Water Coach of the Year