Program | SAT & SUN
2.00pm Registration Opens (Introductions)
2.15pm Learn to Swim Progression
3.15pm Baby Teaching - the Superfish Way
4.30pm I want to be a Rockstar Teacher / Employee
For more information and to Register, please click on Registration Form.
About the Presenters | Darren Lange & Karen Baildon
Darren is a former freestyle swimming champion and represented Australia at Olympics, Commonwealth Games, World Cup, World and Pan Pacific Championships and a former Commonwealth Record holder. An exceptional communicator and genuine leader with highly effective engagement and problem-solving abilities, Darren is a valued Swim Australia Advisory Board Committee Member. Director and Founder of Darren Lange Swimming Academy in Toowoomba Qld, Darren has grown the business to 2,200 lessons per week across two modern aquatic facilities and supported over 35 instructors, coaches, administrators and managers to consistently exceed personal and business objectives.
Karen’s father is legendary dual Olympic swimming gold medallist, multi-world record holder and nine-time Commonwealth Champion, Michael Wenden. Her mother Narelle is a top level junior squad swimming coach and expert adult Learn to Swim teacher, so Karen literally grew up in swimming complexes, with Learn to Swim and swim coaching being their family business. Karen was a state swimming champion, competing at this level in swimming for many years. Exciting plans for expansion are underway and Karen works closely with Andrew on new business development, with extraordinary attention to detail, to ensure that Sup