Articles by Garrett McCaffrey

PEAK Swimming Head Coach & Owner Abi Liu on Reaching Swimmers Through the Soles

You may have noticed Abi and her styling kicks on deck. In this podcast, Abi talks about her shoe collection and how it’s become a coaching tool. 


Dan Flack on Coaching Club vs College, Wisdom Learned Through Both

Flack was on staff at multiple colleges while coaching for the associated club team and was able to gain lots of wisdom from being around so many coaches

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ASU Assistant Herbie Behm Breaks Down How Entire Team Handled Red-Shirt Year

Behm said it went quite smoothly, getting a long block to focus on both long course and putting good work in during training heading into Olympic Trials.


Ned Skinner Explains Move to Virginia Gators as Head Coach

The Virginia Gators of Roanoke, Virginia, have announced that they have hired former VT head Ned Skinner as the new head coach


Vlad Polyakov on Being a ‘Bama NCAA Champ Turned Auburn Associate Head Coach

the Auburn program has now brought in Vlad Polyakov, a former NCAA Champion for Alabama, to serve as the team’s associate head coach

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Brian Thomas on George Washington Men’s 2021 Atlantic-10 Team Title

GWU earned five straight event wins (200 back, 100 free, 200 breast, 200 fly, 400 free relay) on the last day of competition

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Robert Pinter on Moving from Gator Swim Club to Assistant at South Carolina

Pinter talked through the tough decision of leaving as the head coach and owner of Gator Swim Club but reiterated that it was the right decision for him

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Ryan Wochomurka Lays Out his Vision For Auburn Swimming

Coach Wochomurka walks through how he views Auburn University, his alma mater and somewhere he’s been familiar with since age 17


Anthony Nesty on Plans for Heading Both Men’s and Women’s UF Swim/Dive Programs

Nesty brings a wealth of knowledge, having been on staff for a number of years at UF and heading the men’s program for the last three


Jeff Poppell Explains Move to Head Coach at South Carolina

Poppell wanted to stay in the SEC, but the opportunity to coach men and women was enticing and he wasn’t worried about making a “lateral move”


Why is Dave Salo an Assistant Coach at Orange Coast College?

Salo explains that after being a head coach, he’s excited to coach without all of the extra worries that come with heading a Power-5 Division I program


The Seattle U Redhawks take on the California Sun

Seattle U took a winter training trip to Coronado, California. Thanks to Kelly Hartman for sending this our way.

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Dryland Stations with Larry Arnold

This circuit takes the swimmers through four types of equipment, Kettlebells, Medicine Balls, 1/2 Bosu Balls, and Power Plates. They go through each of those stations for :60 on :10 off for 5 rounds where the exercise changes each round.

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Kettlebell Streamline Snatch

This group has done the exercise a lot this fall and every time Larry Arnold explains it I’m more convinced that this is why our walls are sharper than ever.

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Larry Arnold Dryland: Kettlebell Snatch and Running Circuit

The circuit itself is similar to the work the swimmers do in the water where their anaerobic capacity is being worked, by the kettle bells, with an aerobic element in the running.

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