Behind the Scenes with the 2018 USA Swimming National Select Camp

Peak behind the scenes at the 2018 USA Swimming Girls’ National Select Camp by watching the short video below. Besides the behind-the-scenes action shots, several of the camp’s coaches and mentors, including Dan Jacobs of Machine Aquatics, Katie Callan-Wehrle of the Magnolia Aquatic Club, and National Teamer Kendyl Stewart, talk about the value that the camps bring to the participants.

As Callan-Wehrle pointed out in her interview, the camp brings together swimmers are come from a scenario where they’re usually the best swimmer on their team and exposes them to the top swimmers from around the country – to push them to keep working and to not be satisfied with just being the best swimmer on their team or in their area. Callan-Wehrle also points out the value of introducing the swimmers to the Team USA system, and everything that’s available for them as the country’s top swimmers – both in terms of resources and relationships.

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Braden Keith is the Editor-in-Chief and a co-founder of He first got his feet wet by building The Swimmers' Circle beginning in January 2010, and now comes to SwimSwam to use that experience and help build a new leader in the sport of swimming. Aside from his life on the InterWet, …

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