The purpose of SAST is to provide a valuable opportunity and enriching experience for age group swimmers of all abilities in the St. Augustine area , to participate as a member of Florida Swimming and United States Swimming, Inc, and to be governed by the following goals:
* to develop competitive swimmers in an environment that not only reinforces training and dedication to the sport but fun and enjoyment as well.
* to develop shape, train and build quality swimmers as well as a appreciation for the sport of swimming.
* to encourage and promote the development of the individual as a swimmer and athlete at developmental, regional, and state and national level.
* to promote and encourage swimmers to set personal & team goals , show good sportsmanship, and learn quality life skills through the sport of swimming.
For the last 20 years, SAST has been under direction of Head Coach and Club Director Frank Holleman. SAST has just expanded to include the year-round swimmers from The Palencia Piranhas Swim Team. Greg Burgess is the Head Coach at the Palencia site. The Palencia location offers the USA Swimming to both residents and non-residents.
For more information about our coaches click on the Coaches button. The pool location button provides pictures and addresses for each location.