Former member of the Merrylands A.S.C. Coaching Staff, Greg Towle, has today been jointly awarded the Swimming Australia Open Water Coach-of-the-Year Award.

Greg received the award as the coach of Grant Cleland who became the first Australian male to win the five-kilometre world title at the 2004 FINA World Open Water Championships in Dubai (UAE) last month.

Greg was a member of our club's coaching staff from 2000 to 2002 and was heavily involved in coaching members of our successful 2001 State Age Short Course Team.

See Also
  • Swimming Australia - Capell, Cleland Share Open Water Trophy

  • 2001 NSW State Age Short Course Championships

  • Whales Tales 2001/02 - Issue 19 - Farewell to one of our Coaches