For the second year in a row the Sydney University  Swim Club has been nominated as a finalist for GO Club of the year award, and for the fourth consecutive season has been awarded Gold Go Club status.

SUSC hopes to make swimming history and become the first club to win the award twice when the winner is announced at the Australian Telstra Swimming Awards in Melbourne on November 22.

“It is great to see the club is so healthy and strong, to again be nominated is a credit to the committee and coaching staff who work extremely hard to maintain such a high standard,” soach Vanessa Smith says.

“The club has had another exceptional year in the pool and Go Club gold recognises all club members for their commitment and dedication to the club.”

The Australian Unity GO Club PB is the national swimming club standard that recognises and rewards swimming clubs by measuring their performance across five key areas:

Memberships  – ensuring that there is an active membership, with importance placed on retaining existing members and recruiting new members 23/25

Administration  – that the club is run in an organised and well-documented way, with open communication with the state swimming body 25/25

Activities  – ensuring activities offered by the club provide development opportunities for all levels of swimmer 24/25

Coaching and officiating – ensuring that there is continuous improvement in Club development, JX (Junior Excellence) program and the promotion of professional and accredited coaching and technical officials 23/25

Marketing and promotion – recognising and developing methods for obtaining sponsorship, raising funds and increasing community awareness for the benefit of club members 25/25