WHO ARE WE?
Powerpoints is an inclusive group of people of all ages and all abilities who share a common passion: swimming!
Powerpoints is a non-profit, masters (adult) swimming club. The club exists to encourage adults of any age to swim regularly for fitness, general health, social interaction and the occasional friendly competition.
Powerpoints is part of Masters Swimming Victoria (MSV), which is affiliated with Masters Swimming Australia (MSA) - the national association of adult swimming clubs. Members of MSA clubs may compete at World Aquatics Masters events.
Incorporated in 1987, the club currently has well over 100 members who range in age from 18 to 70+, and in ability from lap swimmers to ex-elite level athletes and current world masters champions.
Powerpoints has won many state and national long and short course championships, and our members currently hold state, national and world masters records.
Powerpoints was formed in 1979 by members of Powerhouse Water Polo Club, Point Lonsdale and Point Leo Surf Life Saving Clubs.
To help achieve its objectives, the club offers members a balanced fitness program within a social atmosphere.
The club is supported by its members. Please let us know if you would like to become a member of the Executive Committee or any of the working groups. You will be welcome!
President: Sal Cuming (email@example.com)
Vice President: Dieneke Walker
Treasurer: Brett Davidson (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Secretary: David Cowie (email@example.com)
Registrar: Yvonne Egan (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Ordinary Members: Marijke Alderson, Quentin Bechet, Mary Sontrop, Michael Daly, Lyndall Willis
Head Coach: Tim Mulvihill
Social and Publicity Working Group
Social Events Coordinators: Todd Patrick, Craig Pethebridge
Website: Michael Daly
Competition Working Group
Club Captains: Jacinta Humphrey & Darius Schultz
MSV Delegate: David Cowie
Uniforms Officer: Yvonne Egan
Recorder: Brett Davidson
Summer Smash Meet Director: Michael Daly
MEMBER OF MASTERS SWIMMING AUSTRALIA
Powerpoints is a member of Masters Swimming Australia (MSA), a national non-profit organisation for adult swimmers. The MSA mission statement is "To provide at club, state and national level an environment to encourage adults, regardless of age or ability, to swim regularly in order to promote fitness and improve their general health". The organisation was constituted in 1975 and has over 7,000 members located in eight branches around Australia.
MSA membership through a club provides stroke correction, swimming education, regular competitions, fun events, qualified coaches, social activities, newsletters, officials and coaching courses, insurance, motivation and great support to have you swimming better than you thought you could and it's more fun in a group than being on your own.
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