Invariably, one becomes content and operations focused and that leaves little time for strategic emphasis.

We rounded out 2017 with Commonwealth Trials in Weightlifting. Being invited was a great honor and Jackson finished with the best clean and jerk of 184kg and a 17kg improvement in the total for the year.

January is a big preparatory time for the winter team sports whilst the track & field and surf life saving athletes are tapering towards competition.


The weightlifting team has expanded for 2018 with 11 team members from Youth to Masters. Keely and Jackson lifted at the Australian Open coming away with two Bronze medals.


Our US based athletes have been busy during their Winter and Spring period. Its going to be another great year of sport preparation and recreational skill installation.


2018 will involve hopefully a successful campaign in the US for football, Weightlifting at Nationals, Oceania and maybe even Spain! The local football codes will again be a feature of training load management every day through winter in particular. Aussie Titles for Surf Life Saving are fast approaching and will be in Western Australia in 2018. Best thing to do is to keep track of the SSS instagram and Facebook page or of course, come in and train: Indeed we are content and operations focused.


First day of spring practice is in the books for Zac and Illinois football.

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