2020 Sergio Lopez Swim Camps at Virginia Tech – Sign Up Today

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January 01st, 2020 Swim Camps

SERGIO LOPEZ SWIM CAMPS

2020 Summer Overnight Camp

June 7-11, 2020

All swimmers must be registered through USA Swimming, with a USA Swim Club. Or, they can purchase a flex pass membership through Virginia Swimming.

Join Virginia Tech Head Coach Sergio Lopez in a dynamic learning environment for swim camp this summer.  This camp focuses on technique instruction, race preparation, & mental training.  We also offer an additional early morning training session for swimmers 13 and older.  Coach Sergio will be joined by the Virginia Tech coaching staff as well as additional expert university staff, camp counselors, and guest speakers to provide a positive, informative, and fun experience.

DATES
Sunday, June 7th – Thursday, June 11th

WHO
Ages 8 – 18

COST
Overnight | $800 per Swimmer
Commuter | $700 per Swimmer

DEPOSIT OPTION
$150 per Swimmer, Balance Due May 15th

UNDERWATER VIDEO ANALYSIS
Cost | $40
Underwater video analysis in which the swimmer selects one stroke and will receive a high quality video file containing personalized voice-over feedback from a Virginia Tech University coach at both full speed and slow-motion.

DAY 1
**Tentative schedule, subject to change without notice.
3:00pm – 4:00pm | Check in at the dorms first if you are an OVERNIGHT camper, then proceed to the pool. CAMPERS BRING SWIMSUIT!
3:00pm – 5:00pm | Registration and pictures at the pool. Please put on camp shirt immediately following check in for group photo. Camp store will be open 3:00-4:30pm.
5:00pm | Orientation meeting at the pool. Parents are welcome to stay.
5:30pm | Dinner (Campers & Staff Only)
6:30pm – 8:00pm | Pool Session
8:00pm | Group Activity
8:45pm | Commuters Picker Up
9:00pm | Dorm Curfew
9:30pm | Lights Out

DAY 2, 3, 4
**Tentative schedule, subject to change without notice.
6:00am – 7:10am | Optional Morning Practice (13 & Older)
7:00am | Rise & Shine Everyone Else
7:20am | Walk To Dining Hall
7:25am – 8:05am | Breakfast at Dining Hall
8:15am | Commuters Dropped Off
8:20am – 9:20am | Dry Land
9:30am – 11:30am | Technique Instruction & Practice. Camp Store open 11:30am-Noon.
11:45am – 12:45pm | Lunch at Dining Hall
12:50pm – 1:45pm | Personal Time / Rest at the Dorm
2:00pm – 4:00pm | Technique Instruction & Practice. Camp Store open 4:00pm-4:15pm.
4:20pm – 5:20pm | Group Activity
5:35pm – 6:20pm | Dinner
6:30pm – 7:30pm | Speaker
7:35pm – 8:45pm | Group Activity
8:45pm | Commuters Picked Up
9:00pm | Dorm Curfew
9:30pm | Lights Out

DAY 5
**Tentative schedule, subject to change without notice.
6:40am | Wake Up & Pack Up
7:20am | Walk To Dining Hall
7:25am – 8:05am | Breakfast at Dining Hall
8:15am | Commuters Dropped Off
8:20am – 9:00am | Dry Land – Student Activity Center
9:00am – 10:00am | Review
10:15am – 11:30am | Mini Meet at the pool, Awards, Wrap up. Parents welcome to watch! Camp Store open.
11:30am | Check out at the pool with parents and then proceed to the dorms with parents to retrieve your belongings. TURN IN KEY CARD! $50 fee for keys not returned.

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Sergio Lopez Miro

Head Coach

Sergio joined the Hokies after spending the two seasons as the associate head coach at Auburn University, following a two-year stint as the head high performance coach of the Singapore Swimming Association. Lopez Miro owns previous head coaching experience at West Virginia from 2004-07, where he was a two-time Big East Men’s Coach of the Year. His list of notable pupils includes Olympic gold medalists and NCAA champions Ryan Murphy and Joseph Schooling.

Following his stint at WVU, Lopez led the prestigious Bolles School in Jacksonville, Florida from 2007-14. During his tenure, he led both the boys’ and girls’ teams to state titles and his teams held five of the 11 independent school national high school records. In addition, the boys team claimed four national titles while the girls finished as runners-up twice. Murphy and Schooling both swam for Lopez Miro at Bolles.

The Barcelona, Spain native was a member of the Spanish national team from 1984-96. He won a silver medal at the 1993 World Championships and has held European and U.S. Open records as well as 14 records in Spain. Lopez Miro claimed a bronze medal at the 1988 Olympics in the 200 breaststroke.

Lopez Miro began his coaching career as a volunteer at Arizona from 1994-96. From 1996-97 he was the technical director at the Cantabric Swimming Federation in Santander, Spain before returning to the U.S. to serve as the head coach at Hillenbrand Aquatics in Tucson, Arizona.

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CHRISTIANSBURG AQUATIC CENTER

In 2010, the Virginia Tech swimming and diving teams moved their home to the Christiansburg Aquatic Center after spending decades at the pool inside of  War Memorial Gym on Tech’s campus.

A joint venture between the town of Christiansburg and Tech, the nearly $15 million CAC officially opened its doors in July of 2010, and it serves as the hosts of the Hokies’ home meets in addition to the teams’ practice facility.

The facility ranks as one of the best in the ACC and drew conference-wide recognition in the winter of 2012 by serving as the hosts for the ACC Championships. Tech fared well at its home venue, with the men’s team finishing a program-best second and the women’s team coming in fourth.

The CAC, a 62,000 square-foot facility, features a full-size, 50-meter Olympic-style pool, which is double the length of the pool at War Memorial Gym. All collegiate competitions take place in 25-yard lanes – a distance that is achieved by properly positioning the pair of 6-foot bulkheads. A long-course option, though, allows the swimmers to work on their endurance.

The pool has depths ranging from 7 to 17 feet. The lanes are 9 feet wide, which makes for a faster pool, and the average water temperature of the pool is 82 degrees.

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