May 6, 2021
Olympic champion Alex Baumann has been named the new chief executive of Swimming Australia.The Canadian, who won gold in the 200m and 400m individual medley at the 1984 Los Angeles Games, replaces Leigh Russell after she vacated the role in November.
March 24, 2020
Australian Dolphins head coach Jacco Verhaeren never for one moment thought that it would get to this – an Olympic year without the Olympics. The seventh and final year of his contract in charge of the number two swimming nation in the world – a coach in charge of a team that now can’t train and headlining a team of coaches that now can’t train them. Alarm clocks locked away with their kickboards, pull-buoys, goggles, flippers and stopwatches for the Australian winter – hopefully ready to be dusted off in the Spring. A man in charge of a high performance team that like the rest of Au ...