Lincoln, Nebraska to host Midwestern Swimming Coaching Clinic, April 25th-26th, 2015

April 25th and 26th, Midwestern Swimming is hosting a coaching clinic in Lincoln, Nebraska. This clinic is presented as an alternative to the many other great clinics out there that may be too far away or too far into the competitive season for some coaching staffs and teams.

Midwestern has put together a great list of speakers with an emphasis on technique and strength, along with athlete, team and staff development. Speakers include’s Glenn Mills, AGUA’s Rachel Stratton-Mills, Proactive Coaching’s Rob Miller, Sports Psychologist Pete Thompson, USA National Team Coach Coley Stickels, the University of Nebraska’s Women’s Coaching staff of Pat Rowan, Pablo Morales and Dry-land Expert Vern Gambetta.

For more information on this clinic, including registration and hotel information, visit their website.

Registration Fees:

Pre-registration ends April 6th (mailed by April 1st) no meals can be purchased after this date.

Registration closes April 17th (mailed by April 13th).

Any spots available after April 18th will be assessed at $20 late fee.

Clinic fees with no meals – $100

Clinic fees with breakfast – $120

Clinic fees with lunch – $120

Clinic fees with all meals – $140

Clinic Schedule:

Saturday, April 25th, 2015

7:30-8:30AM – Check-in & Breakfast Pick-up

8:40-9:30AM – Short Axis Strokes: Training & Drills with Glenn Mills

9:40-10:30AM – The Grind & Big Meet Focus with Pete Thompson

10:40-11:30AM – Trust with Proactive Coaching’s Rob Miller

11:40-12:30PM – Using Dry-land Training To Develop The Swimming Athlete from 8 to 18, Part 1 with Vern Gambetta

12:30-1:30 – Lunch Break, Meet the Speakers, Devaney Tour (TBD, approximately 1PM)

1:30-2:20PM – Using Dry-land Training To Develop The Swimming Athlete from 8 to 18, Part 2 with Vern Gambetta

2:30-3:20PM – Life Lessons with Proactive Coaching’s Rob Miller

3:30-4:20PM – Starts & Turns with Coley Stickels

4:30-5:30PM – Video Technology in Coaching with Glenn Mills

6:00PM – Dinner/Coaches & Speaker Social (The Miller Time Pub at The Cornhusker Marriot)

Sunday, April 26th, 2015

8:00-8:30AM – Check-in & Breakfast Pick-up

8:40-9:30AM – Collegiate Swimming, Making The Leap with Nebraska Cornhusker Women’s Swimming

9:40-10:30AM – Coping With Injury with Pete Thompson

10:40-11:30AM – Inspiring Young Female Coaches with Rachel Stratton Mills

11:30-12:30PM – Lunch Break, Meet the Speakers

12:30-1:20PM – Long Axis Strokes: Training & Drills with Coley Stickels

1:30-2:20PM – First Steps (Team Covenants) with Proactive Coaching’s Rob Miller

2:30-3:30PM – The Elite Swimmer – Panel Discussion

Swimming News is courtesy of Erik Wiken.

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MEL STEWART Jr., aka Gold Medal Mel, won three Olympic medals at the 1992 Olympic Games. Mel's best event was the 200 butterfly. He is a former World, American, and NCAA Record holder in the 200 butterfly. As a writer/producer and sports columnist, Mel has contributed to Yahoo Sports, Universal Sports, …

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