Mandurah Swimming Club coming up gold in 2019

Sean Alcorn. Photo: Jon Hewson.
Sean Alcorn. Photo: Jon Hewson.

THIS year continues to come up gold for the Mandurah Swimming Club.

Not only has the club welcomed two new coaches to the fold recently in the form of head coach James Hornby and junior coach Tash Vergone, but both have helped 12-year-old Sean Alcorn become one of the best young swimmers in Australia for his age.

Mandurah Swimming Club member makes WA squad

Sean recently swam for WA at the School Sports Australia Swimming Championship in Melbourne, where he won the gold medal in the 100m butterfly, a full second ahead of the next fastest competitor, and silver in the 50m butterfly.

He was also part of the WA team that won gold in the 200m handicap relay race.

Hornby said he was excited to join the local club.

Coaches James Hornby and Tash Verone with young swimmers Lily Clegg and Megan Maley.

“The best thing about the Mandurah swim club is definitely the great group of kids we have, how supportive the committee and parents have been since my appointment to head coach and the friendly family environment,” he said.

The club has a range of programs available for young swimmers, including the new Junior Dolphins for children aged five to eight.

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