Member Profiles

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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Jennifer cracks 30

After almost 12 months of chasing down 30:00 for 50m freestyle, Jennifer Campbell has finally done it, clocking a speedy 29.92 at the recent Miami Swim Meet on the Gold Coast. Many of you will know the Campbell name is

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QBN Brisbane Northside Masters

At the recent Brisbane Northside Masters presentations, Tracy Clarkson was presented with her Five Million Metres award. Tracy has also reached a very rare milestone in the Vorgee Endurance 1000 program. She has received the maximum points for all swims,

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