Rohan Taylor Details What to Expect From Swimming Australia in the Future on Inside With Brett Hawke

Rohan Taylor
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Rohan Taylor, who just got hired as the national team coach for Swimming Australia, hopped on the Inside With Brett Hawke podcast to talk about how he got hired after Jacco Verhaeren and what he will be expecting.

Taylor went through his bio and accolades he accomplished in his coaching career (3:47), starting at the very beginning of his swimming career, detailing his first interaction with the 1984 Australian Olympic team in Santa Clara, California (11:58). Taylor started coaching in California and later moved back to his native Australia in the 90s.

Rohan Taylor has been with the Australian national team off and on for the last 10 years, leading the men’s team at the 2013 World Championships. He talked about the current status of the team and the rivalry with the Americans (14:00), the number one swimming nation in the world. Taylor discussed his leadership style (20:00) and how he plans on leading the national team in the future.

David Marsh phoned in some questions for Taylor about some of the biggest challenges moving forward (24:00) and why Australia decided to shift Trials (25:30) five weeks before the major end of the season meet. He also went over what he wants to change about Swimming Australia and what the key expectations are (33:30).

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