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Brett Hawke was considered Australia’s top sprinter as a 5 time national champion, record holder, and a member of their 2000 and 2004 Olympic Teams. While attending Auburn, he won 8 NCAA titles and was a member of 2 NCAA Team Championships. He later returned to Australia to finish out his career winning 7 international medals.

Hawke started his coaching career at Auburn in 2006 and served as an assistant under his former head coach David Marsh and later with Richard Quick. In 2009, Hawke was named head coach after Marsh left and Quick passed away.  Hawke was named 2009 CSCAA Co-Coach of the Year (with Quick) after the men's swimming and diving program won the NCAA Men’s Team Championships.

After a long successful tenure at Auburn, Hawke moved on to other opportunities in 2018 which included coaching at another 2 Olympics and now travels the world sharing his expertise.  Having total control over his working life, Hawke says he has never been more productive or happy.

Brett and his wife Trudi have 3 daughters (Kirra, Yasmin, and Lily) and a son (Kobe).

  • 2x Olympic swimmer for Australia

  • Head Coach Auburn until 2018

  • 9x NCAA Champion and part of 2 NCAA Team Championships at Auburn

Brett Hawke

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