The Academy

If you or your sports team need to get fitter, stronger or faster, then the UQ Sport Academy is here to help.

We are Queensland’s leading provider of strength and conditioning services, fitness testing, coaching workshops and athlete education programs. What we do extends to sports teams, athletes, coaches, sports scientists, schools and the general community.

Our aim is to help you develop ability, smash performance targets and reach your full athletic potential.

Want to get in touch with The Academy?

Meet our team

David Heyden

Head Swim Coachs

Coaching level

  • Silver ASCTA licence

Coaching Philosophy:

  • Selling the love of swimming for a lifetime
  • Establishing solid foundations to build upon
  • Having fun while working hard

Best Coaching Achievement:

Coaching Katja Dedekind to a bronze medal (Women’s 100m Backstroke – S13) at the 2016 Rio Paralympic Games.

Best Coaching Quote:

“The pace clock is your best friend – it is always right and it never talks back!"

 

Meet our team

  • David Heyden

    Head Swim Coachs

    Coaching level

    • Silver ASCTA licence

    Coaching Philosophy:

    • Selling the love of swimming for a lifetime
    • Establishing solid foundations to build upon
    • Having fun while working hard

    Best Coaching Achievement:

    Coaching Katja Dedekind to a bronze medal (Women’s 100m Backstroke – S13) at the 2016 Rio Paralympic Games.

    Best Coaching Quote:

    “The pace clock is your best friend – it is always right and it never talks back!"

     

Get the Details

Location

The University of Queensland, Sir William MacGregor Drive, St Lucia, QLD, 4067

07 3346 6243
uqsportacademy@uqsport.com.au

Grandstand, Playing Field No. 5 (29A)