2019 Australian Swimming Recruit- Melina de Cort

The Student

  • Attends: St Paul’s Anglican Grammar School
  • Leadership:
    • Swimming Club Captain
    • Deputy House Captain – Gilmore
    • Peer Support Leader
    • Fashion and Design Captain
  • SAT: to be taken in October, 2018
  • Overall GPA: To Be Advised
  • See link below for academic reference

The Person

  • Melina is an active member in both her school and wider-community, participating in many volunteer opportunities including the 2018 Commonwealth Games, Gippsland Bike Education Program, Summit Survivor Event and teacher at Poolside Swim School.
  • Those who know Melina describe her as: disciplined, inclusive, determined, and coachable.
  • She is also a role model for younger student-athletes as she consistently models a positive attitude, clear focus, and unyielding work ethic that balances both swimming and her scholastic pursuits.
  • See link below to School Character Reference 

The Athlete

  • Height: 5″ 7′
  • Strokes: Backstroke, Butterfly, Freestyle and Individual Medley

 

DATE LOCATION EVENT TIME
19/11/2017 2018 Victorian Sprint Championships 50 meter Freestyle Short Course 28.63
19/11/2017 2018 Victorian Sprint Championships 50 meter Freestyle Long Course 28.63
19/08/2017 2017 Victorian Country Championships 100 meter Freestyle Short Course 59.80
11/03/2018 2018 Gippsland Championships 100 meter Freestyle Long Course 1:02.30
20/08/2017 2017 Victorian Country Championships 200 meter Freestyle Short Course 2:09.26
19/11/2017 2018 Victorian Sprint Championships 50 meter Backstroke Long Course 30.89
20/08/2017 2017 Victorian Country Championships 100 meter Backstroke Short Course 1:04.28
11/12/2017 2018 Victorian Age Championships 100 meter Backstroke Long Course 1:06.43
19/08/2017 2017 Victorian Country Championships 200 meter Backstroke Short Course 2:20.16
12/12/2017 2018 Victorian Age Championships 200 meter Backstroke Long Course 2:26.61
19/11/2017 2018 Victorian Sprint Championships 50 meter Butterfly Short Course 29.73
19/11/2017 2018 Victorian Sprint Championships 50 meter Butterfly Long Course 29.73
19/08/2017 2017 Victorian Country Championships 100 meter Butterfly Short Course 1:06.21
26/01/2018 2018 Victorian Country Championships 100 meter Butterfly Long Course 1:08.30
19/08/2017 2017 Victorian Country Championships 100 meter Individual Medley Short Course 1:09.55
  • Further break down of times found in Student-Athlete Resume link below

Strengths:

  • 13 years of competitive swimming experience from local to national level
  • Determined – Travel 70km each way to training
  • Committed – I wake up at 4:00am for morning training sessions
  • Strong swimming technique
  • Mentor to younger athletes
  • Holder of a number of state titles
  • State Country record holder
  • Excellent physiotherapy screening results

Teams Represented:

  • 2015 – Current: Member of St Paul’s Elite Sports Performers Program
  • 2012 – Current: Member of Traralgon Swimming Club
  • 2011 – Current: Gippsland District 21, Interdistrict team
  • 2014 & 2018: Competed at the Australian Commonwealth Games Trials – Traralgon Swimming Club team member
  • 2014 – 2018: Member of the Gippsland Sports Academy
  • 2013 – 2018: St Paul’s Anglican Grammar School Swim Team
  • 2016: Competed at the Australia Olympic Games Trials – Traralgon Swimming Club team member
  • 2015: Swimming Australia State Teams Championship, Team Victoria member
  • 2012 & 2014: School Sport Victoria Team member
  • 2007 – 2010: Gippsland District 21, 7-10 Age team
  • 2005 – 2012: Member of Warragul Amatuer Swimming Club
    • See link below for Coach Reference
    • See link below for Athletic Resume
    • View snapshot video below

If you feel that Melina could be a good fit, please contact Maria Hopes.

Phone: +61 414 477 476 | Email: [email protected] | Skype: maria.hopes