This past week I spent four days driving down to Ft. Lauderdale, Florida for the ASCA World Clinic. To fight off the impending boredom, that is a guarantee with 36 hours in the car alone, I brought along some books on tape.
This summer I have been busy doing lessons with kids in the area. All of the kids that I have worked with are on or have been a part of a competitive team. So I wasn’t doing a learn to swim program.
Yesterday I sat down to watch Stage 10 of the Tour de France. As everyone on the planet is no doubt aware, Lance Armstrong is attempting to continue his dominance by winning a seventh straight Tour.
Every Thursday like clockwork I get my copy of Sports Illustrated to give me reading material for the week. While I have to say their coverage of Olympic sports is sad to say the least, they have put out a couple of articles that really caught my attention.
How much is too much? As a coach this is something that you have to make yourself aware of on a daily basis. You want to be on the fringe without going too far.
This is graduation weekend at the Naval Academy, which means that a new class of Mids has endured some of the most noble and honorable schooling of any class in the country.
Summer league swimming is a great starting point for anyone who wants to get involved in the sport of swimming.
I recently had the pleasure of dealing with a corporate call center and now have a new understanding of what it means to be in customer service. What follows is the true account of my dealings with a major TV service provider whom I will call “Dish N*twork.” I am an idiot for not seeing the writing on the wall.
We are pleased to announce that we will return to Lewisburg, Pennsylvania, and the beautiful facilities of Bucknell University for our 2005 Go Swim summer camps.
This past weekend we had a chance to hang with some old friends in the best place to do it, on a pool deck. The New Jersey mini clinic was a get-together of old pals. So Glenn and I packed up the truck and hit the road. Mr. Blue made the trip with us as well. Some of you might remember him from the Coach Black posts last season.