Member Profiles

Heather – Master Volunteer

We hope you enjoy reading a little background on one of our wonderful volunteers – Heather Butler of the Albany Creek Masters. Thank you for the time you have generously given to Masters Swimming Queensland over many years! Heather became

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Bob McCausland’s 90th Tribute

Bob McCausland was born on 25 Sep 1929 – This is his 90th birthday tribute: Experiencing life for nine decades means that one has seen and experienced a lot during one’s lifetime. We’re all here today to celebrate with, and

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Jo Matthews – We can and we will

How did you first become involved with swimming? When I was 14, I went along to the local swimming club and asked if I could join. They were a bit surprised due to my age and that I was a

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Philip Fowler – The Sweet Scent of Chlorine

What do you love about swimming? I love the freedom of the water, I love the fitness it provides in all levels of your body, and I love the smell of chlorine. LOL You can train at your own pace,

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Karina Horton – For the Love of Swimming

How did you first become involved with swimming? I grew up in Mt Isa so my first swimming lessons were in the local pool there. I joined Mt Isa Swim Club and spent several years training with Richard Hager (ex

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Jen Thomasson – Living Life to the Fullest

“Masters Swimming has been the best thing I have ever done in my life; making friends with like-minded people, having lots of fun and laughter together, having new challenges, feeling fit, strong and healthy, and gaining the confidence that comes

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Noosa Masters 20 Year Memberships

Congratulations to Tony Frost and Barrie Bedding on their 20 Year Memberships with QNA Noosa Masters.    Barrie Bedding (Introduction by Bob Morse) Our Club was started at Tewantin School Pool in the early 90’s by two dedicated women, our

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Rose Milnes – Volunteer of the Year 2018

Masters Swimming Queensland is extremely grateful to a large number of our members who give so generously of their time in support of our organisation. They are board members and officials, club presidents, treasurers, secretaries, committee members, recorders and good

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Coach of the Year 2018 – Jan Croft

Congratulations to Jan Croft for being awarded our MSQ Coach of the Year for 2018! President, Shane Knight was proud to present her with this award at the recent State Championships at the Brisbane Aquatic Centre in April. Jan Croft

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Shiralee Swims Rotto

My sister, Allison Hass, and I swam as kids, nothing big, but Allison was still pretty good at longer distances. As adults we moved to different parts of the country and Allison started ocean swimming. I did my first ocean

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