Context Budding technical officials require assessment in order to become accredited. This is a fundamental part of ensuring that officiating standards are maintained. I am not an Assessor myself, but as SMNE ATSCC, assessments happen on my watch under my direction. Very occasionally a candidate reacts so badly to their assessment experience, that we never […]
Context The SMNE Area is responsible for the sport of swimming in NE Sydney (Australia). It has about 16 clubs affiliated with it who have 1,280 swimmers as members. SMNE is one of the smallest Areas in NSW by swimmer numbers, but is one of the strongest by results. It requires Technical Officials to run […]
10 x 50m indoor competition pool. 14 x 50m outdoor pool. The largest pool that I have ever seen.
8 x 50m. I had an entire lane to myself, in fact virtually the whole pool as the sun went down. Bliss!
5 x 20 yards (yes yards). I swim here 3x per week in the summer. The sunrise is not usually this spectacular. Just before 6am the planes start lining up to land over the pool. Something to watch during backstroke.