Norwood Swim School

Elite Pathways Scholarship Program

Meet Our 2015 Scholarship Holders
Tamara Lidums
Bronze Scholarship Holder

Name

Tamara Lidums

Nick-Name

Tamaz

Age

16

Which swimmer inspires you the most?

Michael Phelps

Favourite Quote

Don't put a limit on anything. The more you dream, the further you get!

If there was a movie made about your life, who would play you?

Tricky question, not sure!

What song do you love the most?

Hall of Fame, The Script

What are your swimming highlights?

  • Medaling at the 2013 School Sport
  • Medaling at the 2013 School Sport Australia Swimming Championships in Adelaide - Gold in 50m Freestyle and Silver 100m Freestyle
  • National Age Finalist in 2014 for 50m Freestyle and achieving 7th place
  • My personal best times: 50m Freestyle- 26.73 / 100m Freestyle- 59.18 / 200m Freestyle - 2.09.81 / 400m Freestyle- 4.39.02 / 800m Freestyle- 9.37.50
Tim Muusse
Bronze Scholarship Holder

Name

Tim Muusse

Nick-Name

Moose

Age

19

Which swimmer inspires you the most?

Christian Sprenger

Favourite Quote

Every day, every hour, turn that pain into power!

If there was a movie made about your life, who would play you?

Will Smith

What song do you love the most?

Loads!

What are your swimming highlights?

  • 2014 National Short Course Championships: 50m / 100m / 200m Breastroke  
Matt Reinhardt
Bronze Scholarship Holder

Name

Matt Reinhardt

Nick-Name

Mutt

Age

17

Which swimmer inspires you the most?

Cam McEvoy

Favourite Quote

You get what you deserve!

If there was a movie made about your life, who would play you?

Owen Wilson - blonde self proclaimed troublemaker

What song do you love the most?

Stereo Hearts

What are your swimming highlights?

  • National competitor 2011, 2012, 2013,2014, 4x National Age, 2x National Open
  • National finalist 2013, 2014
  • State Squad member 2009 to present
  • My personal bests: 50m Freestyle- 24.4 / 100m Butterfly- 57.6 / 200m Butterfly- 2.09.8 / 100m Backstroke- 58.08 / 200m Backstroke- 2.11.1

Elite Pathways Scholarship Program

The Elite Pathways Scholarship program is a joint initiative between the Norwood Swim School and the Norwood Swimming Club. Our joint mission is to bring out the very best in every swimmer. The scholarship program is an extra step to developing and offering opportunities for our senior swimmers. The program assists swimmers in their personal development and achieving their aspirations in competitive swimming. The scholarship program has many benefits ranging from leadership opportunities, funded training and assessment, assistance with travel to discounted swimwear and accessories.

There are three levels of scholarship:

  • Elite Pathway Gold Scholarship
  • Elite Pathway Silver Scholarship
  • Elite Pathway Bronze Scholarship

There is a maximum of 20 scholarships given at any one time. The criteria for all scholarship levels is reviewed every 12 months.

The Elite Pathways Scholarships are available to swimmers in the  following squads:

  • HIGH PERFORMANCE SQUAD
  • NATIONAL SQUAD
  • HILL SQUAD
  • MULTI CLASS PROGRAM

The Elite Pathway Scholarship program runs from the 1st October to the 30th September every year. Scholarships are offered for 12 months, contingent upon the terms and conditions of the swimmer agreement being met.

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