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2020 Australian Swimming Recruit – Thomas Gibson

The Person

About Me:

  • Committed
  • Hard working
  • Determined
  • Trustworthy
  • Independant

Leadership & Community:

  • Tutoring in CLE at Marist College Ashgrove
  • Volunteers for Junior Saint Vincent de Paul
  • Participated in 2017 Peer Support Program at Holy Trinity School.  This program is where Grade 10 student work with and help Grade 7 students.
  • Participant in Clean up Australia day

Personal Quote:

"Failure is a necessary experience for growth in our own lives, for if we’re never tested to our limits, how will we know how strong we really are? How will we ever grow?” – Arnold Schwarzenegger

The Athlete


6ft 8"

Technical Strengths:

  • Wingspan – 6ft 10′
  • 192 lbs

Athletic Highlights

Personal best times (please note these times are in SCM & LCM):

Event Result Date Name of Meet
50m Freestyle, LC ​24.93 ​1/03/2019 ​MCA age championship (off record)
​100m Freestyle, LC ​54.98 11/03/19 ​AIC Swimming Championships
50m Butterfly, LC 26.64 7/28/19 Australian School National championship
100m Butterfly, LC 1:01.79 10/26/19 Rackley Centenary Prep meet
50m Backstroke, LC 29.58 1/03/2019 MCA age Championship (off record)
100m Backstroke, LC 1:03.99 16/12/18 2018, Mcdonalds QLD Championship (states)
50m Freestyle, SC 24.66 16/8/19 2019, Mcdonalds QLD Shortcourse Championship
100m Freestyle, SC 53.86 14/7/19 2019, Speedo shortcourse prep meet
50m butterfly, SC 26.52 14/7/19 2019, Speedo shortcourse prep meet

Notable Teams Represented:

  • High school yr 11 and 12 AIC Swimming team for Marist College Ashgrove
  • New England Northwest 2017
  • Club All State Team
  • School, Met North All State Team
  • Queensland School Sport National Team
  • 2017 Diocese of Armidale
  • Swimming representative at NSW CCC

Awards Received:

  • 2019 Open Age Champion

The Student


Marist College Ashgrove

Preferred Course of Study:


References, Resume & High School Transcript

Coach Reference: Click to View

School Reference: Click to View

Student Athlete Resume: Click to View

If you feel that this student could be a good fit, please contact our Talent Coordinator:

Maria Hopes
Phone: +61 414 477 476 | Email: maria@studyandplayusa.com.au | Skype: maria.hopes