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Swimming Academy

Forrest Butcher

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Forrest is a Silver Level Qualified Coach and also has a combined Bachelor of Exercise Science and Bachelor of Business (Sport Management), Diploma of Education and Master of Business Administration (MBA).

As a swimmer, Forrest was awarded a Swimming Scholarship to the University of Iowa in the USA and competed there from 1996 to 1997.

Forrest was a national age group gold medallist in 1990, 1991, 1993, and 1994, as well as a national open medallist in the 200m Backstroke in 1995.

Forrest was selected as a member of the 1991 Australian Age Group Team to compete in the trans-Tasman series as well as the Australian 1995 World University Games team, finishing eighth in the final of the 200 metre Backstroke.