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Our Team


Head Coach 
John Hickey

John has succesfully coached a range of sports for the past 40 years and has had athletes win 7 National Titles in 5 different disciplines

John became the coach of Swimming Gunnedah Inc. in 2018 and since then the participation has risen from 30 to 90 registered swimmers and now a continuing stream of Country, State and National qualifying swimmers. Gunnedah is now the dominant club in North West NSW. 

"Every child has the right to believe they can reach the highest level in our sport."

Assistant Coaches

We have a wonderful team of qualified assistant coaches to ensure all athletes are supported at training, at high performance camps and at carnivals. 


These include:

Nichole Carlyon

Dan Ramien

Aaron Smith 
Sarah Stewart

Donna Hickey

Our mission is to further club success through continuing to create a large team on quality coaches to unlock the potential of any child wanting to swim. 

Pool Safety Rules

Our Athletes

We have athletes ranging in age from 5 years old to 16 years of age, with a range of abilities from 25 meter swimmers to National qualifiers.

  • We pride ourselves on setting high expectations for participation, effort and sportsmanship when representing the club. 


Dedication. Expertise. Passion.

A team of people to collaborate and set goals to ensure the success of the coach, athletes and club. 

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