// Jarrad Lawford - Assistant Coach - National Squad, Silver Squad
Assistant Coach - National Squad, Silver Squad

Jarrad Lawford

St Hilda's Anglican School for Girls

About Jarrad Lawford

Jarrad brings a wealth of experience, and a contagious enthusiasm to pool deck. Apart from his personal success in swimming,  Jarrad also has a Degree in Exercise and Sports Science and has worked in injury rehabilitation and personal training.  A short career in stand-up comedy led Jarrad Post-Graduate Diploma in Broadcasting at the Western Australia Academy of Performing Arts after which he landed a job at radio station Nova937 as an announcer, producer and promoter.


  • 2x Australian Age Champion in 5km and 10km Open Water (16yrs and 17/18yrs), Silver medal in 5km Open Water (17/18yrs)
  • WAIS Scholarship Holder (2005-2010)
  • Junior Pan Pacific Championships competitor (5km and 10km open water)
  • 2012 Rottnest Channel Swim Solo Winner
  • 32x WA State Championship Open Titles (200m backstroke, 200m butterfly, 200m medley, 400m medley, 400m freestyle, 800m freestyle, 1500m freestyle, 5km open water, 10km open water)
  • Former National Age Coach at Arena Swim Club (2010-2012)
  • 2021 Port To Pub Record Holder (team of four)
  • Busselton Jetty Swim record holder (Duo – 2021)


  • Austswim
  • SatCS  Coaching qualification
  • Working with Children
  • First Aid & CPR