Tracy Stockwell (Colkins) leaves the swimming chair in Australia

After only nine months in driving, Tracy Stockwell (Ne Colkins) has left the presidency swimming australia.

The organization announced the election of the chief physician Michael Galen, Stockwell thanked briefly for her contribution at the end of the press release.

Stockwell was appointed Head of Swimming Australia last February, Behind another great swimmer, Keren PerkinsAnd the who moved after 16 months as president to a new position as chief executive of the Australian Sports Commission.

Stockwell serves on the board of directors swimming australia Since 2016. He has a CV full of successes in swimming. Among them, the United States won three gold medals at the 1984 Los Angeles Games.

She also won five world titles and 48 US national titles. She became a very successful sports director in Australia after marrying the Australian Olympic medalist Mark Stockwell.

Michael Gallen

Management Board swimming australia Unexpectedly replaced Stockwell with Michael Gallen. She later became the third female president of the organization Evelyn Del Mackie and Stockwell.

Galen is the Director of Strategic Projects for the Queensland Government’s Department of Tourism, Innovation and Sports.

He has been a member of Sohar Aluminium’s Board of Directors since October 2021.

Gallen, a former elite triathlete, is currently the chair of the Integrity, Ethics and Constitutional Review Committees at swimming australia. He holds a PhD in International Sports Law from Melbourne Law School.

“It is a great honor to be elected President of swimming australiaGallen said.

We are in a very exciting period of renewal and growth for our sport. We turn our attention to Brisbane 2032 and increase opportunities for our community across the country.”

“We have a strong vision and a strategic plan that we can’t wait to implement for all involved in our sport.”

In addition to announcing Galen’s appointment as Chairman, SA has added three new members to the Board of Directors: Susan Smith, Tim Ford And the Ian Melwich.

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