Brant Best

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Brant works in Coach Development within Swimming Queensland, helping to guide technical, tactical and planning issues within their programs. This role also strongly focuses on helping to improve athletes within these programs athletes whilst helping to drive development for several SQ regions.

Previous to this Brant was the head coach of the NSWIS High performance Centre at SOPAC from 2010 – 2016 after working for the Qld Academy of Sport from 2007-2009.
Coaching Highlights include
• Coach of James Magnussen – the fastest 100m swimmer in the world for four continuous years from 2011 to 2014 this included three World Championship Gold Medals and Olympic silver Medal and Multiple Commonwealth Games Gold medals.
• Placing of 5 athletes into 8 Individual swims plus relays on the 2012 Olympic team
• Coached the first Australian Woman under 8.20 in the 800 freestyle breaking the Australian record.
• Has had athletes on the Australian National Team in every pool distance and in every stroke.
• Recipient of the Don Talbot award for Swimming Australia Coach of the year – 2011