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Australian Swim Schools Association’s Ross Gage honoured with prestigious international award

Australian Swim Schools Association’s Ross Gage honoured with prestigious international award
October 18, 2017

Australian Swim Schools Association Chief Executive Ross Gage has been acknowledged for his career achievements by the United States Swim Schools Association (USSSA) with their most prestigious honour – membership of the USSSA Hall of Fame. 

Recognising a virtual lifetime in swimming, his driving of the rise in professionalism in the swim school industry and ASSA’s formation of strategic alliances with the USSSA, Gage’s admission to the Hall of Fame was announced at the USSSA National Conference last week.

Significantly, Gage has been instrumental in developing a range of program, information and idea sharing arrangements between Australia and the USSSA. He has also actively participated in the annual USSSA Conference since 1993. 

Welcoming Gage’s recognition, ASSA President Wayne Pollock noted “whilst (this is) due recognition for Ross, it also marked the significance of the ASSA - USSSA Alliance.”

Presented during the USSSA’s Gala Dinner at their National Conference, world swimming icons, Laurie Lawrence (sport and water safety) and John Coutts (swim schools) also paid tribute to Gage, speaking of his success in raising the bar for swim schools and removing GST from ‘swimming lessons’.

Image shows Ross Gage (left) on his induction into the US Swim School Association Hall of Fame with ASSA President Wayne Pollock, Vice President Reece Rackley and John Coutts. 

25th August 2017 - PAUL SADLER INDUCTED AS ASSA INDUSTRY LEGEND 

4th July 2017 - ASSA MARKS FIRST ANNIVERSARY SERVING THE SWIM SCHOOL INDUSTRY 

14th June 2017 - ASSA FORMS FOUNDATION TO DEAL WITH COMMUNITY SWIMMING ISSUES 

26th April 2017 - ASSA LOOKS TO GLOBALISE THE SWIM SCHOOL INDUSTRY 

29th March 2017 - SCHOLARSHIPS TO DEVELOP FUTURE SWIM SCHOOL INDUSTRY LEADERS 

10th November 2016 - AUSTRALIAN SWIM SCHOOLS ASSOCIATION ANNOUNCES LOCATIONS FOR 2017 AND 2018 CONFERENCES 

6th September 2016 - AUSTRALIAN SWIM SCHOOLS ASSOCIATION FORMS US ALLIANCE


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