Program Overview

The SASI Swimming Program utilises a decentralised model where swimmers are based with their club program.  The program has a senior and development focus with the aim of achieving national team representation, contributing to podium success at international benchmark events.

The South Australia Aquatic and Leisure Centre (SAALC) provides a hub for SASI performance services support through access to specialist equipment and facilities.

Training venues

SAALC – 443 Morphett Road, Oaklands

Starplex – 18 – 20 Alexander Ave, Evanston Park

Norwood - Adelaide Aquatic Centre, Fitzroy Terrace & Jeffcott Road

Tea Tree Gully- Waterworld, Golden Grove Rd, Ridgehaven


Full Scholarship
Andrew Abood Ethan Owens
Kyle Chalmers  Joshua Palmer
Travis Mahoney 
Associate Scholarship
Emma-Lee ArnoldBethan Mounfield
Brittany CastelluzzoEmily White
Abby DuncanVictoria Wright
Emily Liu 

Program Staff

Peter BishopSASI Head Coach
Craig Stewart SASI Scholarship Coach
Shelly JarrettMarion
Steve GarnerStarplex
Shaun CurtisNorwood
Leigh NugentTechnical Consultant
Cory BamptonSSA State Coach
Georgina LuscombeTea Tree Gully
SASI Support Staff
Senior High Performance CoordinatorEddie Denis
Performance Services Coordinator/Performance AnalysisTim Rawlins
BiomechanicsSian Barris
PhysiologyJamie Stanley
Strength and ConditioningLuke Knappstein
Personal Excellence Senior AdviserMark Gregory
PhysiotherapistDavid Spurrier
Massage TherapistKatie Ferguson
DoctorDr Geoff Verrall

Selection Criteria

The Scholarship year for SASI Swimming begins July 1 2018 and runs through to June 30 2019.

Club coaches of athletes that meet the selection criteria will be contacted by the first week of June 2018.

Athletes who meet the criteria will receive a Scholarship invitation via email from SASI by the end of June 2018.

Swimming selection criteria (PDF, 711 KB)


Honour Roll

Olympic Games - Rio 2016
Kyle ChalmersGold, Bronze x 2
Josh Palmer 
Travis Mahony 
Paralympics - Rio 2016
Jesse Aungles 
Liam Bekric 
Olympic Games - London 2012
Hayden StoeckelBronze
Paralympics - London 2012
Matthew CowdreyGold x 5, Silver x 2, Bronze
Esther Overton 
Jay Dohnt 
World Championships - Barcelona 2013
Sally FosterSilver
IPC World Championships - Montreal 2013
Matthew Cowdrey Gold x 5, Bronze
Junior World Championships - Dubai 2013
Stefanie ScherwitzelSilver
Commonwealth Games - Glasgow 2014
Sally HunterGold, Silver
Jesse Aungles 
Matthew Cowdrey 
Commonwealth Games - Delhi 2010
Hayden StoeckelSilver

Program Partners

Swimming Australia

Swimming South Australia

Other Swimming Information

Federation Internationale de Natation (FINA) 

South Australia Aquatic and Leisure Centre

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SASI clock up the big metres in Port Moresby

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James enjoying being the new kid on the block

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SASI team enjoys heat of training in the Top End

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