Masters Swimming NSWPublished: Jun 13, 2012 11:12:44 PM Updated: Jun 13, 2012 11:15:18 PM
Dr Kay Lorraine COX, Sorrento WA 6020 awarded OAM for service to the sport of swimming at local, state and national levels through coaching and technical roles, and to the community.
Her achievements include:
Co-Founder, Masters Swimming, WA Branch, since 1977.
Current Member, Advisory Committee.
Life Member, 1982.
Initiated and conducted the first ‘Learn to Swim Classes' for adults, 1984-1986.
developed the first manual for the coaching of adult swimmers.
Developed a point score system for the Aerobic Trophy Competition, 1979.
Current State Representative, AUSTSWIM Council, WA Branch; Life Member, 2002.
Director of Coaching, National Coach Education Program, Masters Swimming Australia (formerly AUSSI Masters Swimming), 1994-2006.
Life Member, 1999.
current Member, Advisory Committee; Member, Technical Committee.
Current Accredited Referee, International (FINA) Masters Swimming.
Implemented a Level 1M and 2M Coaching Accreditation Course for adult swimmers.
Current Master Coach, Level 2.
Presenter and Assessor, National Course Review Board.
Author, Basic Conditioning Booklet, guidelines for adult swimming fitness program, 1979. Author,
Teaching Adults to Swim textbook.
Designed and implemented Teaching Adults to Swim national course.
Published several journal articles, book chapters and reports on exercise, sport and health.
Associate Professor, School of Medicine and Pharmacology, The Royal Perth Hospital. Convenor and Lecturer,
Australian Swimming Coaches and Teachers Association Conference, for many years.
Member, Sport Medicine Australia, since 2006.
Technical Director, FINA World Masters Swimming Championships, 2008.
Member, Mature Age Sport Advisory Committee, Western Australian Sports Federation.
Planned, designed and implemented new courses in the Sport, Recreation and Health Education areas.
Organiser, National Coaching Conference from which the first Coaching Accreditation Scheme was created and endorsed by Swimming Australia, Australian Coaching Council and the Australian Sports Commission.
Australian Sports Medal, 2000.
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