The Academy

The UQ Sport Academy is one of Queensland’s premier providers of high performance services and programs to elite-level athletes, teams, coaches, schools, and sports scientists!

The Academy offers strength and conditioning, sports science testing, coaching workshops, athlete counselling and more – supporting the likes of 200+ EAFU-classified student-athletes, and upwards of 60 Sporting Scholarship recipients, who compete at a state, national and international level.

Need to get fitter, faster or stronger? The UQ Sport Academy’s here to help!

Want to get in touch with The Academy?

Meet our team

David Heyden

Head Swim Coach

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 Coach

    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)