Swim Blog

Holistic Approach to High Performance: Matt Hurst, Penn State University

A HOLISTIC APPROACH TO HIGH-PERFORMANCE: MATT HURST

Suggested Audience: Coaches & Team Administrators

SHOW DATE: Wednesday, January 11, Recorded. 

Matt Hurst is one of the most enthusiastic young coaches in the NCAA and one of the best sprint coaches in the United States. This past season, Hurst helped guide the Penn State Nittany Lions [...]

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Having Fun & Swimming Fast: Coach Bobby Guntoro

Having Fun & Swimming Fast: Coach Bobby Guntoro

Suggested Audience: Coaches & Team Administrators

SHOW DATE: Wednesday, January 6, Recorded. 

Bobby Guntoro is the Head Coach of Men’s & Women’s Swimming at the University of North Carolina Wilmington, his alma mater. Mike Murray and Bobby sit down to discuss the [...]

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Lessons Learned on Everest, Coach Doug Ingram

Lessons Learned on Everest: Coach Doug Ingram

Suggested Audience: Coaches, Parents, Athletes & Team Administrators

SHOW DATE: Wednesday, December 30, Recorded. 

Coach Doug Ingram has guided programs to multiple national championships, led team USA as the Head Team Manager for 2 Olympic Games, worked at the USOC for 25 years as the Senior Director for [...]

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The Evolution of Dry-land Training: Atiba Wade

Dry-Land Training: Atiba Wade on innovative approach! 

Suggested Audience: Coaches, Parents, Athletes & Team Administrators

SHOW DATE: Friday, December 23, Recorded. 

Atiba Wade is former NCAA All-American at the University of Georgia and grew up swimming for the storied PDR swim team, led by legendary Coach Jim Ellis in Philadelphia, PA. Most notably, Atiba [...]

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Teaching Technique: Jonty Skinner on Stroke Mechanics

TEACHING TECHNIQUE: Jonty Skinner on Mechanics: 

Suggested Audience: Coaches, Parents, Athletes & Team Administrators

SHOW DATE: Friday, December 18, Recorded. 

This is perhaps the most in-depth/comprehensive discussion on stroke mechanics and technique available anywhere! The amount of insight and knowledge of the technical application of all 4 strokes [...]

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A Lifetime of Learning; Coach Jimmy Tierney

A LIFETIME OF LEARNING: JIMMY TIERNEY

SUGGESTED AUDIENCE: Coaches, Parents, Athletes & Team Administrators

SHOW DATE: Monday, December 7, Recorded. 

Coach James Tierney has played an important role in American Swimming over the past three decades; coaching at both the Division I. (Northwestern) and now the Division II. (McKendree; which he [...]

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Coaches Corner: Dave Salo, Innovation & Creativity in Coaching

Innovation & Creativity in Coaching

SUGGESTED AUDIENCE: Coaches, Parents, Athletes & Team Administrators

SHOW DATE: Wednesday, December 1, Recorded. 

Athlete Engagement is Critical! Dave Salo is the Head Coach of the International Swim League’s Tokyo Frog Kings, the General Manager of Irvine Novaquatics and has been a leader in the sport [...]

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