Meet Junior Team Australia

Meet the Team Australia Junior Squad 2024,  proudly supported by the AIS. This squad is training for the World Aquatics Junior World Championships to be held in Lima, Peru from 28 August - 1 September 2024 . 

Name   Club  State
Chew, Sherelle InSync Vic
Chira, Bianca West Coast Splash WA
Furst, Nicole Gold Coast Mermaids QLD
Galt, Jessica Supanova WA
Kapuscik, Lili  Supanova WA
Katsaiti, Elvira West Coast Splash WA
Longhi, Caterina Sydney Emeralds NSW
Ni Cathain, Cliodhna Gold Coast Mermaids QLD
Rietman, Sydney Gold Coast Mermaids QLD
Yasuda, Misaki Gold Coast Mermaids QLD


Coaches for the Team Australia Junior Squad for 2024  are:  Krisztina Szedlak (Head Coach) , Bianca Palmer (Assistant Coach) and Hannah Chiang (Development Coach)

Athletes are selected for Team Australia Junior Squad through a trial process, which runs at least once a year; details are in the Team Australia Selection section. Team Australia Junior Squad Athletes are reviewed at the end of every season to ensure they are on track for world-class performances at the benchmark event. 


More information about the 2024 program: 2024 High-Performance Program Overview

  • Camp 1: 6-16. January 2024 - AIS, Canberra 
  • Camp 2: 8-16. April 2024 - AIS, Canberra 
  • Camp 3: 6-14. July 2024 - AIS, Canberra
  • Camp 4: Pre-competition camp - Middle of Aug - TBC 
  • World Aquatics Junior Championships 28 August - 1September - Lima, Peru