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3M Innovation Improving Every Life. The Coach Bill Sweetenham.

This is the second story in our humanising health care stories. Bill Sweetenham has served as Head Coach of national swimming teams at 5 Olympic Games for 3 different countries. He has coached 27 medallists at the Olympic Games and World Championships including 9 world record holders. He considered an Australian national treasure. Back in 1983, Bill was involved in a near fatal accident leaving him with horrific injuries. This defining moment and his recovery process transformed him as a coach and as the person he is today. This is Bill’s wonderful journey.


Bill Sweetenham - Coaching great assists education of national coaching scholarship holders-0

One of Australias most successful and experienced high performance swimming coaches, is passing on his knowledge and expertise to the next generation of coaches.