Educational Opportunities

Tuesday – September 6, 2016

ASCA Level 4: The Leadership School

Presented by Coach John Leonard, ASCA
9:00 am – 1:00 pm
Learn how to teach peak performance skills, Real Life Skills and group dynamics for a successful swim team experience.

Age Group Sports Psychology

Presented by Coach George Block, President, World Swimming Coaches Association
9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Leadership is a skill set. It can be learned by most people. This course teaches the skills and how to learn them (and teach them to other people. Practical, down to earth, everyday usage. No “castles in the air.” SKILLS are Taught! Every coach of every group is a Leader. They all need this.

Wednesday – September 7, 2016

ASCA Level 2: The Stroke School

Presented by Coaches John and Jackson Leonard
8:00 am – 4:00 pm
The Construction of correct swimming strokes for all ages and the Correction of Flawed Strokes. World Class athletes and what they can teach todays’ age group athletes. Focus on CONSTRUCTION!

ASCA Level 3: The Physiology School – Planning & Execution of Training for All Ages

Presented by Head Women’s Olympic Coach David Marsh and Coach Bob Groseth
8:00 am – 4:00 pm
Learn how to plan seasons, execute training and design individual workouts.

ASCA Level 5: The Administration School

Presented by Coaches John Bitter and Paris Jacobs, Santa Clara Swim Club and Machine Aquatics
8:00 am – 4:00 pm
This year’s version is about super club performance. For the high aspiring swim club, as a business or a performance organization. Taught by two coaches who run multi-million dollar businesses and put people at Olympic Trials every time. For those who aspire to SUPERIOR performance, not for mom/pop swim clubs.

Dryland for Age Group Athletes

Presented by Coach Keenan Robinson
1:00 pm – 5:00 pm
The dryland coach for Michael Phelps for a decade describes his program for all age group swimmers to make them better athletes!

Thursday – September 8, 2016

Special Seminar with Coach David C. Salo

1:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Limited registration for 40 coaches. Your chance to pick the brain of one of the most successful and innovative coaches in history. (Head Coach Men and Women, University of Southern California.)

Friday – September 9, 2016

Special Seminar with Coach Mark Schubert

1:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Limited registration for 40 coaches. Coach Mark Schubert is the GOAT of swimming coaches: THE GREATEST OF ALL TIME, simply by virtue of his objective performance coaching record. Your chance to pick his brain. Unforgettable opportunity.

Sunday – September 11, 2016

Safety Training for Swim Coaches Certification & CPR Course

8:00 am – 11:00 am
Presented by Coach Jackie Norgren, ASCA
This requirement for every USA Swimming Coach offers up-to-date content on safe sport policies, emergency planning and first aid, including: maintaining a comfortable and safe environment for swimmers, preventing accidents and emergencies, and responding to ill or injured swimmers in water or on land.

Working Successfully with Swimming Parents

8:00 am – 12:00 pm
Presented by Coach John Leonard, ASCA
The biggest single issue in every swimming coaches life is not the working with swimmers, but with their PARENTS. It can be done successfully. JL provides you with principles, ideas and many practical day to day issues and solutions. Learned by painful experience!

Writing Workouts by Objective

8:00 am – 12:00 pm
Presented by Coach Guy Edson, ASCA
Making effective and fun workouts is not easy. Coach Edson provides a formula for making sure you are designing practices that actually achieve what you want to achieve. Great course for the newer coach!

Certified Pool Operator Course

8:00 am – 5:00 pm
Presented by Coach Duffy Dillon, ASCA
The legally required course for those responsible for the operation of any swimming pool in the USA. A CPO© Certification provides individuals with the basic knowledge, techniques, and skills of pool and spa operations. This training has helped protect millions of swimmers by reducing hazards at aquatic facilities. The NSPF© Certified Pool/Spa Operator© Certification program, the world’s leading verifiable pool and spa training credential, is available as a blended training program.

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