SPIRE Academy is the only swimming sports academy in the United States. SPIRE’S Olympic facilities and their training program are perfect for serious swimmers looking for an intense training environment to prepare for the next level of competition. It serves high school athletes as well as post graduates looking to train for an additional year as they seek the best possible college scholarship opportunities. It’s also available for elite swimmers who have completed college eligibility and are looking for the ideal residential training opportunity.
In this SwimSwam podcast we get granular with SPIRE Aquatics Director and Head Swimming Coach Thad Schultz. Thad has 25 years of coaching under her belt, coaching at Clemson and Ohio State before joining Penn State. He’s worked with over 25 Olympic swimmers and 18 NCAA All-American. Now in his seventh year leading the SPIRE Academy swimming program, he’s developing an epicenter of scholastic development for talent from all over the world.
If you’re curious about SPIRE, download their 2022 Admission’s Guide here.
If you’d like to visit the campus, contact SPIRE here.
If you’d like to attend a SPIRE Swimming Camp with 7-time Olympic gold medalist and SPIRE Ambassador Caeleb Dressel, you can July 10-12, participating in a SPIRE Camp running July 10-14 in their world-class facilities. Register here.
If you’re interesting in seeing a SPIRE Swimming teaser, watch this Practice + Pancakes episode with 12-time Olympic medalist and SPIRE Ambassador Ryan Lochte: