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2017 ASCTA Convention to plot paths to the 2018 Commonwealth Games

2017 ASCTA Convention to plot paths to the 2018 Commonwealth Games
August 20, 2016

The Australian Swimming Coaches and Teachers Association has confirmed its asctaCONVENTION 2017 will again be held at the Sofitel Gold Coast from 26th April to 4th May 2017.

Traditionally the pinnacle event in the swim coaching and teaching industry, the Cconvention will be presenting an engaging program complemented with a world-class line up of presenters to be announced over the coming months.

Announcing the event, ASCTA Chief Executive David Speechley said the 2017 Convention “will have particular focus on swim coaching, swim and water safety teachers and swim school excellence (as well as) perennial favourites including the full suite of accreditation courses, presenters and industry characters.”

In line with ASCTA’s digitisation and technological integration objectives, the asctaCONVENTION 2017 will see the continuation of the live streaming of key lectures and practical sessions including the use of underwater cameras and overhead drones.

ASCTA members will also be able to view a number of Convention sessions through the asctaME portal while the asctaCONVENTION App again offer access to a broad range of Convention features.

Furthermore, in the lead up to the 2018 Commonwealth Games ASCTA will be offering attendees the chance tour Games facilities as well as too other unique opportunities: a swim school tour to extract and share knowledge from leading schools and a session with a leading coach from a podium program.

Among the many other new and exciting events and features yet to be announced, lunch for all delegates and free Wi-Fi will both return to asctaCONVENTION 2017.

Key Conference options

• Coaching Stream - 26th to 30th April
• Teaching Stream -29th and 30th April
• Swim Australia Conference - 1st to 3rd May
• Trade Expo - 28th April to 3rd May
• Silver Licence Coaching Accreditation Course - 26th to 30th April 
• Bronze Licence Coaching Accreditation Course - 27th to 30th April 
• Swim Australia™ Teacher of Competitive Swimming - 26th and 29th April 
• Coaching Swimmers with a Disability Extension Course - 26th April 
• Coaching Open Water Swimming Extension Course - 27th April 
• Coaching Masters Swimmers Extension Course - 28th April 
• Swim Australia™ Teacher of Babies and Toddlers Course - 26th April 
• Babies and Toddlers Workshop - 26th April 
• Swim Australia™ Teacher of Learners With Disability Course - 28th April 
• Swim Australia™ Teacher Course - 30th April 
• Cert IV in Training and Assessment (TAE40104) Course - 1st and 2nd May 
• Golf - 27th April 
• Welcome Party - 27th April 
• asctaAWARDS Dinner - 29th April 
• Coaching Session with HP Coach - 1st May 
• Swim School Dinner - 2nd May 
• Swim School Tour - 4th May
• Commonwealth Games Facility Tour - 30th April

More information on key note presenters, program information and online registrations will be released in the coming months.

For more information click here to view event details in the Australasian Leisure Management Supplier Directory.

3rd July 2016 - ASCTA’S SPEECHLEY NAMED PRESIDENT OF INTERNATIONAL FEDERATION OF SWIMMING TEACHERS’ ASSOCIATIONS

30th May 2016 - ASCTA TAKES BACK CONTROL OF SWIM AUSTRALIA

26th November 2015 - 400,000 CHILDREN TO PARTICIPATE IN NATIONAL SWIM WEEK

26th March 2015 - LEADING CONVENTION FOR SWIMMING TEACHERS AND COACHES RETURNS TO THE GOLD COAST


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