Guy Edson

Guy Edson, Technical Director

Questions about employment and club management: Job Service, Contracts, Resumes, Interviews, Coach-Board relations, Long Range planning for clubs, Club Structure, assistance for Boards of Directors. Questions on technical matters and managing skills for young coaches and coaches of age group and high school teams. Home study courses.


Guy Edson serves several roles at the American Swimming Coaches Association’s national office. His business card includes the titles of Technical Director, Job Service Coordinator, and Club Administration Advisor. His two favorite roles are consulting with club coaches and their employers on coach-employer relationships and presenting ASCA courses to young coaches. He teaches several courses including the Level 1 Foundations of Coaching, Level 2 Stroke School, Level 3 Physiology School, Personal Organization for Coaches, Age Group Sports Psychology, Dryland Training, How to Write Workouts, the Level 4 Administration School, and Working Successfully for Swimming Parents.

Before joining ASCA Edson was a full time professional coach for 15 years coaching state champion age group teams in three states and placing over 40 swimmers on the national top 16 listing including one national record holder. He continues to coach part time with a local team where he delights in teaching a novice group of 20-30 swimmers. He does this for fun, to keep his teaching skills sharp, and to stay close to the day to day concerns of athletes, parents, and officials. He is an ASCA Level 5 Age Group Coach.