Coach Daniel McCord: joined Nitro Swimming in Austin, Texas in Summer 2016. He is one of the primary coaches for the top 11-12 athletes in the program, helping to develop TAGS champions, Nitro Team record holders and Sectional qualifiers. After competing for Cumberland College in 2004, McCord served in the US Army from 2008-2013. During this time, he also coached with Fort Hood Dolphins Swim Team and Hurricanes Aquatic Club. Daniel coached for Carson-Newman University in 2013-2016. McCord has 10+ years of coaching experience and is currently finishing his Master’s degree in Sport Psychology at the University of Tennessee. He was recognized in 2018 as one of the Top 10 nominees for the ASCA Fitter & Faster Coach of the Year.