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New Partnership Set to Strengthen Swimming Industry

Australian Swim Schools Association (ASSA) is pleased to announce a new strategic partnership with Swimming Australia. As the National Peak Industry Body for Swim School’s, ASSA aims to support and enhance the learn to swim and water safety industry, through its network of more than 400 Member Swim ...

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ASCA Presents Swimming Coach Appreciation Week October 2-8, 2022

Social Media Contest: #myswimcoachrocks Ft. Lauderdale (FL) -- The American Swimming Coaches Association (ASCA) is encouraging everyone in the swimming community—swimmers, parents, volunteers and businesses—to make a point to recognize the outstanding coaches in their lives during Swimming ...

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Sporti x Alex and Gretchen Walsh Collection Makes History

[caption id="attachment_513588" align="aligncenter" width="700"] Photo Courtesy: SwimOutlet[/caption] They’ve called them a once-in-a-generation dynasty - Alex and Gretchen Walsh are taking the swimming world by storm. An Olympic Silver Medalist and NCAA National Champion respectively, this dyna...

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Arena Announces Partnership with Olympic Champion Simone Manuel

Global swimwear brand arena is pleased to announce that 2016 Olympic 100m freestyle champion, Simone Manuel, has joined their team of elite swimmers, signing a sponsorship through to the 2024 Olympics in Paris. “It’s so great to be teaming up with arena,” said Simone. “Going back ...

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ASCA Establishes Legal Consulting Benefit for Coaches

The American Swimming Coaches Association (ASCA) announced it has established an important new benefit for its members that provides initial legal consultations for any SafeSport matter. ASCA has retained Global Sports Advocates (GSA), a sports law firm with broad experience handling SafeSp...

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ASCA Announces Candidates for Board of Directors

Election to be held electronically Sept. 8-9 Six coaches have stepped up to run for the Board of Directors for the American Swimming Coaches Association (ASCA) this year.    The following candidates are running for two open Board positions:  • Ryan Callan (Fairport Area Swim Team)...

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ASCA Names Six 2022 Coach of the Year Finalists

Todd DeSorbo, Dave Durden, Ray Looze, Greg Meehan, Anthony Nesty and Michael Norment have been named finalists for the 2022 American Swimming Coaches Association George Haines Coach of the Year Award.   All six finalists coached athletes who won gold medals at the recent World Championships in B...

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Improving Work Environments help solve the Lifeguard Shortage

The importance of lifeguards and all of the options that facilities have when choosing the right chair, favoring the Mendota because of its durability and it is eco-friendly. Improving Work Environments help solve the Lifeguard Shortage As our world slowly returns to what it was before...

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Top 10 Age Group Coaches of the Year for 2022

Top 10 Age Group Coaches of the Year for 2022 Announced by Fitter and Faster and ASCA Fort Lauderdale, FL – The American Swimming Coaches Association (ASCA) and Fitter and Faster are pleased to announce the TOP 10 AGE GROUP COACHES OF THE YEAR FOR 2022. These outstanding coaches will be honored at t...

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10 Ways to Increase the Life of Your Racing Suit

10 Ways to Increase the Life of Your Racing Suit By Bri Groves Suits are a necessity for water sports, but they can be expensive. Racing suits are sold at an even higher price, wear out quickly, and are relied on by swimmers during peak performance. To make the most out of your suit, try these tips ...

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Top 50 Age Group Coaches of the Year for 2022

Top 50 Age Group Coaches of the Year for 2022 Announced by Fitter and Faster and ASCA The American Swimming Coaches Association (ASCA) and Fitter and Faster are pleased to announce the TOP 50 AGE GROUP COACHES OF THE YEAR FOR 2022.   The national winner of the Fitter and Faster/ASCA Coach...

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Fin Swimming To Make Appearance at 2022 World Games

How about doing the 50M underwater in 13.70 seconds, or doing the 400 in under 3 minutes. Olympic champions like Pablo Morales, Misty Hyman, and Jenny Thompson went to the world Finswimming championships in Hungary in 1996. Now Finswimming will happen in the USA at the world games in Birmingham Alab...

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Coach Mentor Program Receives Rave Reviews

APPLICATIONS FOR 2022-23 COHORT NOW BEING ACCEPTED Deadline to Apply: July 21, 2022 Fort Lauderdale, FL – The American Swimming Coaches Association (ASCA) has announced the application period for the second year of the highly acclaimed ASCA Mentor Program is open! The deadline to apply...