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2016 Australian Swimming Recruit: Nicola Mead

The Person

  • Upstanding member of sporting and school communities
  • Excellent character
  • Well respected by peers
  • Hails from well- respected family
  • Perfect personality for US College life: independent, happy, positive, and confident.
  • Thrives in a team environment
  • See certificate below from the Australian Olympic Committee awarding Nicola her Outstanding Fair Play and Sportsmanship. An award received by few.

The Student

  • Recipient of Prestigious Pierre de Coubertin Award – for students that exhibit fair play and sportsmanship. This makes Nicola the ideal Student –Athlete for US College.   She really is the full package.
  • Nicola is achieving above average grades in high school
  • Awarded Senior Student Leadership position at prestigious St Rita’s College, an all-girls private school.
  • Achieved consistent above average level grades throughout High School
  • Graduates December 2015
  • SAT Results:
    • Reading 540
    • Maths 560
    • Essay 510
  • GPA – 2.800
  • See reference from high school below

The Swimmer

  • ALL- STATE representative
  • Preferred strokes- FLY, FREE, and Individual Medley
  • Technically very sound – well coached
  • Hard working, dedicated, committed athlete.
  • See coach reference below
  • See training video of Nicola below
  • See below resume for Short Course/Long Course /PBs/ achievements


If you feel that Nicola could be a good, please contact Chris Bates.

Phone: +61 407 639 551 | Email: chris@studyandplayusa.com.au | Skype: chris.bates4