Franklin’s Leader in London, Coach Schmitz

  15 Gold Medal Mel Stewart | July 23rd, 2012 | Gold Medal Minute, International, London 2012 Olympics, News | Sponsored by:

Todd Schmitz, head coach of the Colorado Stars, is only 33 years old and the guide to, perhaps, swimming’s greatest female of all-time, Missy Franklin. Franklin has qualified to swim 7 races at the London Olympics. Coach Schmitz has maintained a keep-it-fun attitude on the run-up to the biggest competitive stage on earth, but it has been his multi-year, multi-phase plan that has helped Franklin gain superstar success in the pool.

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Colorado will be rooting for Franklin at the Olympics! Her accomplishments will bolster the spirits of the community and remind them that there is good in the world! Go Missy! Make Colorado proud!

I don’t think I like him. Always seemed to me that he just kinda lucked out with landing Missy.

Her times did not drop from last year because she was very likely not fully tapered. She was the best in the backstrokes and 200 free in 2011. In London she is gonna show them she is still the boss in the backstrokes and 200 Free. Brace yourselves folks, the real missile is about to launch!


About Gold Medal Mel Stewart

Gold Medal Mel Stewart

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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