Name of Programme:  

“Disability Sports Coaching: Inclusive Swimming Programme” by Singapore Disability Sports Council 

Date & Time:

26 September 2013 (Thurs)
9.30am – 12.30pm
(CCE Hours Awarded: 4 hrs)


Singapore Sports Council,
SPEX House,
230 Stadium Boulevard
Singapore 397799



Course Introduction:

The Singapore Disability Sports Council will be hosting a talk on “Disability Sports Coaching: Inclusive Swimming Programme” on the 26 September 2013 at Singapore Sports Council, SPEX House. This talk aims to allow participants to gain an insight and understanding on coaching someone with special needs.

Speakers Profiles 

Mr. Danny Ong 

Mr Danny Ong, founder, principal trainer & aquatic educator for special needs of AquaFins. He started coaching and teaching Swimming & Aquatic Movement to People with Special Needs as a trained volunteer in the year 1993. Holding a Diploma in Special Education from the National Institute of Education (NIE), he worked as a Special Education teacher in Spastic Children’s Association School for 4 years before embarking into this aquatic business. 

Danny is a qualified swim teacher for general and disability under the National Registry of Coaches (NROC) in Singapore, AUSTSWIM in Australia, trained Kickstart instructor in Australia, STA (Disability only) in UK, SwimSafer instructor (General & Open water) in Singapore, SwimSafer Instructor Trainer (Singapore) and also a trained life saving instructor with the Singapore Life Saving Society (SLSS). In year 2012, he was trained and certified in adult based training and assessment locally and in Australia (Certificate 4 in Training and Assessment – Australia & Advance Certificate in Training and Assessment –Singapore). 

His love and passion for water and people with special needs has driven him to developed programme that benefit the community with special needs at large. Danny strongly believes in Person Centered Approach in delivering all the aquatic lessons and aquatic education workshops. 

Danny’s experience and leading philosophy has proven nothing is impossible in this field when he lead a team to the Paralympic Games in Beijing, China 2008 and brought home Singapore first gold medal in paralympic swimming. He also contributed his expertise to the AYG (Aquatic) 2009 & YOG (Aquatic) 2010 in Singapore. 

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Contact Details: 

Singapore Disability Sports Council
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