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National Age Programme

The main Goals of the National Age Programme are:

  1. Support coaches by adding value to their home programmes and to offer personal development opportunities

  2. Support the athletes to continue to improve and to enjoy their swimming journey

  3. Increase the number of athletes graduating to the Olympic and Paralympic Programmes with the appropriate skill set, speed, growth mindset and performance behaviours

How to Apply SNZ National Age Programme 2023-2024

1. Read the National Programme Information Booklet.

23-24 Handbook - Athletes
Download PDF • 4.14MB

23-24 Handbook - Coach
Download PDF • 6.25MB

2. Ensure that you have achieved the at least one time from the National Performance Standards.

NAP Performance Standards - Long Course
Download PDF • 110KB

National Performance Standards - Short Course
Download PDF • 116KB

National Programme Standards Para
Download PDF • 226KB

3. Fill in the IDP and return to

NAP Athlete IDP
Download XLSX • 64KB

Got any questions?

Contact Alastair


phone: 0210717040