8:00 am – 12:00 pm
|Age Group Sports Psychology – Coach John Leonard
This course focuses on how the coach can teach the ability of the athlete to have a Peak Performance when they wish to do so, while teaching the coach to enhance the experience of the athlete by Teaching Life Skills that the athlete will carry with them forever.
1:00 pm – 5:00 pm
|Coach Beth Winkowski
4 Age Group Talks
|Coach Lars Jorgenson
4 High School Talks
5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
|Panel Discussion with Coaches Beth Winkowski, Lars Jorgenson & John Leonard – Open Q&A Session|
8:00 am – 12:00 pm
|ASCA Level 4: Leadership School – Coach John Leonard
This school helps coaches understand the agencies and organizations that administratively run the world of swimming. As each swimming organization is presented, suggestions on how individual coaches can be involved are also provided.
The leadership function is represented in sections that provide education on the skills, abilities and methodology important in making presentations of all sorts, including written and oral styles.
Coach Beth Winkowski / Dynamo Swim Club – Associate Head Coach
The 2014 Fitter and Faster Swim Tour ASCA Age Group Coach of the Year, Coach Beth began coaching at Dynamo in the fall of 2004. She is responsible for the Senior 2 swimmers as well as the development and direction of the Chamblee Staff. Prior to Dynamo she was the Head Coach for 12 years at Portland Aquatic Club in Portland, Oregon where she began her professional coaching career. Beth has coached state, sectional, and zone champions at an individual and team level. She also assisted several swimmers in earning National Top 16 rankings, Junior and Senior National qualifying times. Coach Beth’s coaching strengths include: detailed and analytic stroke instruction with an eye towards body awareness, a creative and demanding training regime, and good communication with parents and athletes. She accomplishes all this while recognizing the athlete as a whole person who benefits from the permanent life lessons learned by children who participate in organized athletics.
Coach Lars Jorgensen / University of Kentucky – Head Coach
Coach Jorgensen is in his third year as head coach at the University of Kentucky. In his tenure at Kentucky, Coach Jorgensen has helped the Wildcats make strides within both Southeastern Conference and national ranks. Prior to Kentucky, he helped coach the Tennessee Volunteers to a top-12 national finish. Jorgensen has also coached at University of Toledo, where he was named the Mid-American Conference Coach of the Year twice, and Louisiana State University. Prior to coaching, Jorgensen was a US Olympic swimmer and national champion.
Coach John Leonard / ASCA Executive Director
The leader of the American Swimming Coaches Association for 30 years, and one of the best known names in the world of swimming today. Still an active coach with his coach-owned “SWIMFAST” swim team in South Florida, Leonard as much as anyone has the credentials to speak on effective leadership and swim meet coaching. Involved in every aspect of swimming from learn-to-swim to international competition, Leonard was gifted with the ASCA Coaches Hall of Fame Award by his Board in 2015.
ASCA Indiana Coaches Clinic