The Language of Coaching - Nick Winkelman

Nick Winkelman is the head of athletic performance & science for the Irish Rugby Football Union. His primary role is to oversee the delivery and …

Make learning a sticky process - Andrew Sheaff Top Podcast

Andrew Sheaff joined the Cavalier coaching staff in April of 2018 after serving as a volunteer assistant coach for the program the year prior. Sheaff …

Never underestimate the power of encouragement - Kelly Palace and Maria Parker

Kelly Palace and Maria Parker are the hosts of the award-winning podcast, Champion's Mojo, where they talk with champion guests, including over 25 Olympic Champion Swimmers and Olympic …

Focus on making swimmers faster - Brad Flood Top Podcast

Brad Flood is the head coach for women's swimming at Pfeiffer University. Prior to his position at Pfeiffer, Flood served as the head coach at the University of Bridgeport in Bridgeport, …

Learn to swim efficient at all speeds - Bobby Guntoro Top Podcast

At the time of this interview, Bobby Guntoro was the Associate Head Coach for Men's Swimming and Diving at NC State. Bobby Guntoro was named head …

Easy Speed + Peaceful Warrior - Jamal Hill

From a young age, Hill had a feeling that his body was different. He struggled with some basic movements and was hospitalized for a few weeks as a young boy after becoming paralyzed when he …

You need to value your process over your product - Toni Armstrong Top Podcast

Toni Armstrong is currently a leadership development consultant for a self-discovered company called Baltimore Leadership. Toni uses low ropes style …

There's only two ways to get faster - get thinner or get more power - Paul Stafford Top Podcast

At the time of this podcast, Paul Stafford was the head coach for the Tucson Ford Dealers Aquatics, based at the University of Arizona. He has since …

We try to train like we race - Kevin Kinel Top Podcast

At the time of this recording, Kevin Kinel was the senior/high school head coach for the Duneland Swim Club and had been with the club since 1980. He …

Their swimming is theirs not mine - Jeff Allen Top Podcast

Jeff Allen is the Eastern Zone Sport Development Consultant for USA Swimming. Prior to USA Swimming, Jeff worked for three years as the West Regional …

The little things add up to be a lot - Sean Baker Top Podcast

At the time of this podcast, Sean Baker was the head coach for Oakville Aquatics. Sean is now the head coach for Markham Aquatic Club. Over the past 30 years, Coach Baker has won numerous …

Focus on the basics and cut out the fluff - Jarrod Murphy Top Podcast

Jarrod Murphy is the Head Age Group Coach for The Woodlands Swim Team (TWST). Since joining the TWST in 2015 coach Jarrod has coached athletes to National top 10 rankings including 3 #1 …

Success is not guaranteed - Rob Clayton Top Podcast

Rob Clayton is the Head Coach for men's swimming and diving at the U.S. Air Force Academy. Clayton came to the Academy in 1997 and worked with women’s coach Casey Converse to coach the …

Failing to succeed isn't failing to progress - Alex Carney

Alex Carney is the TAGS II Lead Coach for Nitro Swimming. He has been coaching with Nitro since 2012. Currently, he is up for Fitter and Faster's Age Group Coach of the Year award. He has …

It doesn’t matter if it’s 3x1500s or 20x25s - Dave Salo Top Podcast

Dr. Dave Salo is one of the more innovative coaches of his generation but he didn't start out that way. He is the head coach of the men's and women's swimming team at the University of …

I love seeing a swimmer's joy - Bex Freebairn

Bex Freebairn begins her third season as an assistant coach for the Washington State University Women’s Swimming program. Freebairn worked two seasons with Cougar head Coach Matt Leach at …

You can never take the easy way - Eddie Reese Top Podcast

Since taking over the swimming program at The University of Texas in 1978, Eddie Reese has established a tradition of excellence in Austin and set …

I would not run a morning practice - Matt Hurst

The 2019-20 season marks the fifth year of Matt Hurst’s tenure as an assistant coach on the Nittany Lions' Swimming & Diving staff. Both the Penn State men’s and women’s teams have …

I still have my Junior Olympics trophy - Maritza Correia McClendon Top Podcast

Maritza is a 2004 Olympic Silver Medalist in swimming. She is the 1st woman of color to make the US Olympic Swim team and medal. She was born in San …

Create the environment that you want - Shawn Smith

Shawn Smith is the Head Coach for the University of Denver (DU) Hilltoppers (TOPS), a nationally recognized, year-round swim team. Shawn has coached at DU since 1994, and has been Head …

I still have enthusiasm from my first year - David Tambuwun

David Tambuwun started coaching in 1994 at the Redlands YMCA, where he managed to produce top Masters Swimming champions in California and a National Top-10 Masters Swimming swimmer. In …

Physiology is one thing and reality is another - Andres Psijas

Andres Psijas is the Head Coach for Club Chicureo in Santiago, Chile. Coach Psijas grew up in Antofagasta, Chile. Throughout his life and that of his family, he has been linked to swimming; …

I'm spoiled with awesome swimmers - Eileen Bringman

Eileen was named Head Coach of Lakeshore Swim Club (LSSC) in December of 2019. Before that, she served as Head Age Group Coach since 2013. Eileen began her coaching career assisting with …

It's about family - Matt Leach

Matt Leach is the Head Coach for Washington State University Women’s Swimming. Leach guided his young Cougar team to a number of accomplishments in his first season at WSU highlighted by …

It's all in the swimmers' mindset - Lorin Collins

Lorin Collins is the Head Coach for Florida Elite Swimming. Coach Lorin grew up in Phoenix, Arizona. Since age 15, Lorin has been sharing her love …

My passion is making people better - Mike Anzano

Mike Anzano is the Assistant Head Coach for COM Aquatics. He has been at COM for 4 years and has primarily been a part of the 12 and under age group program. He graduated from UTPB with a …

Mentor others to give back - Mark Gole

Mark brings over 22 years of coaching experience to the Sharks. Mark is a graduate of Oakland University (Michigan) where he received a degree in communication. He was a member of three …

A Message on Retaining Coaches

A special message from Paul Yetter to coaches and more importantly boards and others in positions of authority on how long clubs will continue to …

Adapting to the New Normal - Paul Yetter

We are in a "new normal" for swimmers and coaches, along with the rest of the world. Chris and Paul discuss what this means for coaches in the …

Things Are Getting Done Now - Jacob Pebley

Jacob Pebley, a TYR Sport athlete, is currently training in San Diego, CA with Team Elite Aquatics for the Tokyo Olympics. A backstroke standout out of the University of California, …

COVID-19 to the 1980 Olympic Boycott

The uncertainty of the recent developments has caused disruption and cancelations in the swimming community and world-wide. We wanted to have a guest …

Build athletes through dryland - Danny Colvin

Coach Danny Colvin is joining the Westside Aquatics staff as Lead Site Coach for our Santa Monica Site. Before Westside, Danny was the Director of …

Are drills really necessary?

Do you still do drills? Should you be doing more drills? We'll tackle the topic of drills in this episode. Let us know what your approach to drills …

Coach for someone you respect - Phillip Davis

A new division and a new conference has done little to slow down the success that Phil Davis has had with the UIW swimming and diving program. As a first year member of NCAA Division I, the …

What exactly is tapering?

What exactly is tapering? Chris discusses this topic in addition to hearing previous episodes of some very well known coaches talking on this very topic Whether your championship meet is …

I try to foster swimmers with strong work ethic - Marni O'Dell

Marni is the Senior Coach for the Platinum and Gold Groups of the Chino Hills Aquatics Club in Southern California. She was recently nominated as the …

We earn our fun - Lyndsie Gibson

Lyndsie grew up mainly in Texas and began competitively swimming at the age of 7. She swam club for the North Texas Nadadores, high school varsity …

Kobe Bryant, the Coach

Kobe Bryant was one of the greatest basketball players of all-time. But he was also an amazing coach. Listen as Chris discusses some of the lessons you can learn from Kobe and apply it into …

Find the fun in competition - Alex Reed

Head Coach Alex Reed has a passion for the water. He has lived and breathed swimming his whole life. Alex has been involved in the sport as a swimmer …

Teach first, train second - Mark Minier

Mark Minier is an “Ohioan” with a great affection for the South. His youth swimming career started in Ohio and culminated in Pennsylvania as an …

This is a long term sport - Jason Swaim

Coach Jason began swimming competitively in middle Georgia at the age of 8. During Jason's swimming career he won several state titles in Breaststroke, Free, and IM events. He swam briefly …

I use my watch less and my eyes more - Mark Taliaferro

As a coach, Mark has produced nearly 150 top 16 national swimmers since 1995 including 8 National Age Group Individual and Relay records and more than 120 Pacific Records. Proudly, Coach …

Paul Yetter turns the tables on Chris Ritter

Paul Yetter is the Director of Coaching Mentorship with us at RitterSP. He brings a wealth of coaching experience in the college, high school and now …

A different coaching perspective - John O'Sullivan TOP podcast

John started the Changing the Game Project in 2012 after two decades as a soccer player and coach on the youth, high school, college and professional …

Build relationships with your athletes - Megan Carlson

Coach Megan is an energetic Dayton native, who infuses a passion for swimming with personal experience as a Division-I athlete into her coaching. Coach Megan is a graduate of The University …

With great rest comes great responsibility - Curtis Goss

Curtis Goss has 17 years of competitive swimming experience. Growing up in Southlake, Texas, Curtis swam with the North Texas Nadadores and high …

With kids you can make anything a contest - Sarah Holman

Sarah Holman joined the Davidson swimming staff in the fall of 2018 after a successful tenure with the nationally prominent SwimMAC Carolina club. At …

We're always looking how to make the athlete better - James Gibson Top Podcast

James Gibson is the current head coach for the Elite Team of Energy Standard. Prior to Coach Gibson's career at Energy Standard, he spent 4 years as the National Sprint Coach & National …

My priority is pretty swimming - Andrew Beggs

Andrew is in his third season with the Columbus Aquatic Club. He spent his first two seasons as the Associate Head Coach before being promoted to …

Swimmers buy in when they feel heard - Steve Hanson

Coach Steve has worked for the City of Northglenn for 16 years. Throughout those 16 years he taught swim lessons, was a Head Lifeguard, and then became the Coordinator of Aquatics for the …

Coach the athletes in front of you - Jon Rudd

Jon Rudd is the coach of 2012 Olympic gold medalist and world record holder Ruta Meilutyte and 2016 Olympic finalist Ben Proud. He was also …

Be patient but aggressive - Brandt Nigro

Brandt Nigro was named the Army head swimming coach in the summer of 2019. Nigro comes to West Point after a two-year stint at NC State as an assistant coach for the swimming and diving …

Learning to fail is important - Ray Looze

Ray Looze has been the head coach at Indiana University since 2004. In his first season as head coach, his leadership brought the Indiana men swimmers to claim the first Big Ten title since …

Swimming isn't life and death - Haley Mitchell

Haley Mitchell has recently been named the new Occidental Swimming and Diving Coach and Director of Aquatics Operations. Mitchell has spent the past three years serving as the assistant …

I had a chip on my shoulder - Cody Miller

Cody Miller is one of the world’s top breaststroke and IM specialist. He grew up in Las Vegas, and attended Indiana University. In October of 2017, Cody Miller launched the Cody Miller …

A different coaching perspective - John O'Sullivan, Changing the Game Project

John started the Changing the Game Project in 2012 after two decades as a soccer player and coach on the youth, high school, college and professional …

Our goal is to work harder than the competition - Dennis Pursley

After getting his start as a volunteer coach on Crimson Tide legend Don Gambril’s first Alabama staff, Dennis Pursley has gone on to one of the most …

The community of swimming is amazing - Tim Hinchey III

Tim Hinchey III became the President & Chief Executive Officer of USA Swimming in July 2017 and CEO of the USA Swimming Foundation in August …

Mentorship Program in The Hive - Paul Yetter

Paul Yetter is the Director of Coaching Mentorship with us at RitterSP. He brings a wealth of coaching experience in the college, high school and now …

Swimming fast with Dave Salo - Top Podcast

David “Dave” Salo is the long-time Head Coach of the University of Southern California. Salo grew up swimming, and took his passion collegiately to …

If swimmers enjoy the workout they'll have more effort - Todd DeSorbo Top Podcast

Todd DeSorbo was hired as the head men’s and women’s swimming and diving coach in August 2017. In his first season with the Cavaliers, the women’s team reclaimed the ACC title, while the …

I still have my Junior Olympics trophy - Maritza Correia McClendon

Maritza is a 2004 Olympic Silver Medalist in swimming. She is the 1st woman of color to make the US Olympic Swim team and medal. She was born in San …

Enthusiastically expect excellence - AnnaRae Clark

I swam in high school for Dan Flack, Tom Smith, and Laura Pitman at the Baylor School in Chattanooga, TN. We were the 2009 Public and Independent …

Every swimmers' success looks different - Chris Barber

Coach Barber joined the Sandpiper coaching staff in 1996. He has been extremely successful coaching our 14&U Athletes, many holding team records. …

Athlete first, swimmer second - Fred Vergnoux

Frenchman Frédéric Vergnoux is no stranger to success. Under his guidance over 244 individual records have been broken and Olympic champions have been made – most notably Spain’s first ever …

A good coach breaks it down into smaller steps - Leah Bird

Leah was a member of the Hunter swim club where she became a member of the Australian national team and finaled at the 2012 Olympic trials as well as the 2011/2013 World Champ Trials. She …

Don't take it personally - Joe Plane

Coach Joe Plane has been coaching swimming since 1997. He has coached all levels of swimming; from learn-to-swim up to Olympic Trial qualifiers. Coach Joe has worked with and around some of …

Go slower to swim faster - Adam Stoner

Adam Stoner enters his third year as an assistant coach for the IUP men's and women's swimming teams in 2017-18. Stoner brings six years of …

If you're gonna do it wrong don't show up - Lisa Ebeling

Northern Colorado named Lisa Ebeling the new head coach of the women’s swimming and diving program in August of 2016. Ebeling came to UNC after four …

You can never take the easy way - Eddie Reese Top Podcast

Since taking over the swimming program at The University of Texas in 1978, Eddie Reese has established a tradition of excellence in Austin and set …

Find little ways to challenge your swimmers - Morgan Nawrocki

Coach Morgan comes to the Clark Swim Club from Rockville Montgomery Swim Club (RMSC) in Rockville, Maryland where she coached the 8 & under …

Better, faster, further for improvement - Brian Bolster

Brian is the founder, Head Coach and CEO of Osprey Aquatics. Brian is a native of San Jose, grew up swimming locally and was a Junior National qualifier before accepting a swimming …

I loved the hard work - Markell Lyng

Coach Markell has been coaching for FCST since 2001. In this time, she has coached all groups from Novice to Masters, and has been helping oversee FCST dryland since 2006. In 2014 she …

Don't miss out on what you can accomplish - Michael Chadwick & Jacob Pebley

Jacob, a TYR Sport athlete, is currently training in San Diego, CA with Team Elite Aquatics for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. A backstroke standout out of the University of California, Berkeley, …

The gold of relationship currency - Rob Butcher

Rob became the President and CEO of Swim Across America on January 1, 2016. Previously, Rob was the executive director of U.S. Masters Swimming. Under his leadership, USMS created a …

Swimming is just education in a different environment - Jason Pullano

Upon graduating from Ouachita Baptist University, where Coach Pullano swam, he accepted the position of Head High School Swim Coach for Granbury ISD, …

💪 Dryland & Strength Training - [NEW] SURGE Strength Podcast

We are launching a new podcast dedicated entirely to Dryland & Strength Training - the SURGE Strength Podcast. This is the first episode, if you want more search and subscribe to the …

Process > Outcome: A top down decision - Megan Cannon

Dr. Megan is a sport psychologist who will work with you to establish goals & a plan for developing a strong mindset to achieve peak performance …

Let kids explore the water - Mike Stromberg

Coach Mike is the head coach and owner of Altitude Performance Swim in Colorado. He is also a member of USA Swimming Rules and Regulations National …

Coach with integrity and compassion - Matt Mauriello

Coach Matt began his coaching career in April 2000, about a year after college graduation. Matt has coached primarily young, developing swimmers ages …

From bubbles to butterfly - Stefan Lackner

Stefan Lackner is on his third season as a member of the coaching staff at the University of Louisville. He acts as Coach for the Cardinals and as the Event Coordinator for the TYR Derby …

Eddie Reese: Coaching Swimming, Teaching Life

Book Summary: Eddie Reese is one of the most successful and effective coaches in sports history. His method of building his swimmers character first …

There is no secret pill - Brian Cain

Brian Cain is a #1 International best-selling author, speaker and mental performance mastery (MPM) coach. He is also the creator of The Mental Performance Mastery Coaching Certification …

Focus on making swimmers faster - Brad Flood

Flood comes to Pfeiffer after serving as the head coach at the University of Bridgeport in Bridgeport, Conn. Flood started the women’s program in 2003 and the men’s program in 2009. While …

Go out and be brave - Dana Skelton

Coach Dana will be entering her 13th season with First Colony Swim Team. She is the lead coach for the First Colony area Age Group 1 and the Head …

Make learning a sticky process - Andrew Sheaff

Andrew Sheaff is serving in his first year as an assistant coach for the Virginia men's and women's swimming and diving team, joining the staff in …

We want the kids to work hard and have fun - Dan Mascolo

Dan Mascolo is the Head Coach of the YMCA Spartaquatics Swim (YSSC) program.  Dan has been the Associate Head Coach of the National Champion YMCA …

What is your goal? - Paul Murphy

Paul is currently the head coach of the Sheridan Storm Swim Team in Quincy, Illinois. Paul began coaching the Berkeley Swim Team in 1981. From there, …

Learn to swim efficient at all speeds - Bobby Guntoro

Bobby Guntoro is the Associate Head Coach for Men's Swimming and Diving at NC State. He joined NC State in the fall of 2012, serving three seasons as …

Their swimming is theirs not mine - Jeff Allen

Jeff Allen is the Eastern Zone Sport Development Consultant for USA Swimming. Prior to USA Swimming, Jeff worked for three years as the West Regional …

Focus on the basics and cut out the fluff - Jarrod Murphy

Jarrod Murphy is in his 4th year with TWST as the Head Age Group Coach. Since joining the TWST in 2015 coach Jarrod has coached 7 athletes to National top 10 rankings including 3 #1 …

Larry Lee Week 3

Larry Lee Week 2

Larry Lee Week 1

Billy Doughty Week 4

Billy Doughty Week 3

Billy Doughty Week 2

Billy Doughty Week 1

Whitney Hite Week 4

Whitney Hite Week 3

Whitney Hite Week 2

Whitney Hite Week 1

Dave Anderson Week 4

Dave Anderson Week 3

Dave Anderson - Cheetah, Lion, Wolf

Dave Anderson Week 2

Dave Anderson Week 1

Doug Djang Week 4

Doug Djang Week 3

Doug Djang Week 2

Doug Djang Week 1

Preview of Dave Salo Week 1

NC State University Sprint Group - Todd DeSorbo Week 4

NC State University Sprint Group - Todd DeSorbo Week 3

NC State University Sprint Group - Todd DeSorbo Week 2

NC State University Sprint Group - Todd DeSorbo Week 1

Alan Pfau Week 4

Alan Pfau Week 3

Alan Pfau Week 2

Performance Nutrition Summit - How Much Fat? How Much Muscle? Does Body Composition Matter?

Performance Nutrition Summit - When You Eat: Does it Really Matter?

Performance Nutrition Summit - Fat as Fuel

Performance Nutrition Summit - Supplementation 101

Performance Nutrition Summit - Mirror, Mirror on the Wall: Body Image, Eating Disorders and Athletics

Performance Nutrition Summit - The Poop on Gut Health

Performance Nutrition Summit - Eating Right When Time is Tight: Shopping and Cooking Hacks for the Busy Athlete

Performance Nutrition Summit - Nutrition on the Road

Performance Nutrition Summit - To Fast or Not to Fast?

Performance Nutrition Summit - The Benefits of Being Wired on Caffeine

Performance Nutrition Summit - The ABZzzz's of Performance: Exploring Sleep and Performance

Performance Nutrition Summit - Creatine: It's Not Just for Those Who Want to Get Big

Performance Nutrition Summit - Water: The Other Nutrient

Performance Nutrition Summit - Relative Energy Deficiency in Sport (RED-S) and Its Impact on Performance

Performance Nutrition Summit - Burn it Better: Understanding Metabolic Efficiency

Performance Nutrition Summit - Do You Need a Buffer? Looking at the Benefits of Beta-Alanine Supplementation

Performance Nutrition Summit - Don't Break a Leg: Nutrition for Preventing Injury and Recovery

Charlie Cunningham Week 4

Charlie Cunningham Week 3

Charlie Cunningham Week 1

Charlie Cunningham Week 2

Dave Salo Week 4

Dave Salo Week 3

Dave Salo Week 2

Dave Salo Week 1

Garrett McCaffrey Wk 4

Garrett McCaffrey Week 5

Chris Duffin

Garrett McCaffrey Week 3

Mario Novo

Dr. Kirk Parsley

Joel Seedman

Dave Tilley

Quinn Henoch

Mike Young

Nick Winkelman

Dr. John Rusin

Dean Somerset

Scott Iardella

Dan John

Charlie Weingroff

Garrett McCaffrey Week 2

Garrett McCaffrey Week 1

Bruce Marchionda - Wk4 Apr 2016

Bruce Marchionda - Wk3 Apr 2016

Bruce Marchionda - Wk2 April 2016

Bruce Marchionda - Wk1 Apr 2016

Chris Webb - Wk4 March 2016

Chris Webb - Wk3 Mar 2016

Chris Webb - Wk2 Mar 2016

Chris Webb - Wk1 Mar 2016

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