Sun Devil Speed Swimming Clinics Launch in April

Do you need more speed in your swimming? Here is your chance to learn from one of the best, Ryan Mallam, Associate Head Coach of Sun Devil Swimming.

What you need to know about Coach Ryan Mallam:

 Ryan Mallam - courtesy of Sun Devil Speed Swimming Camp “Ryan has a way of looking at swimming with fresh ideas and viewpoints. His skill of vocalizing those innovations to the athletes is second to none.” – Bob Bowman, 2016 Head Men’s Olympic Swimming Coach/Head Coach ASU Swimming and Diving

“Ryan is one the most innovative coaches in our sport.” – Eddie Reese, 2004 & 2008 Head Men’s Olympic Swimming Coach/Head Coach University of Texas Men’s Swimming and Diving

“Ryan Mallam has a unique and innovative way of looking at the sport. He is a sprinting guru.” – Misty Hyman, 2000 Olympic Gold Medalist 200 Butterfly/Senior Assistant ASU Swimming and Diving

“Coach Mallam is great at finding weaknesses in a stroke and coming up with ways to correct them.”  – Brad Tandy, South African Olympian, NCAA Champion 50 Free

Sun Devil Speed Swimming Clinics breakdown:

  • Develop speed through specific focal points
  • Learn how to connect muscle groups for powerful technique
  • Start and turns instruction included
  • Two 1.5 hour sessions
  • Open to any and all entrants ages 11-18
  • Must be USA Swimming registered
  • Limited to frist 20 registered
  • $100 per individual

Contact Ashley to reserve your spot at 770-639-9537

Or contact Ryan directly at [email protected]

 Ryan Mallam - courtesy of Sun Devil Speed Swimming CampUpcoming Sun Devil Speed Swimming Clinics:

  • April 2 – Freestyle Edition clinic – Flagstaff High School in Flagstaff, 2:00-5:00
  • April 9 – Butterfly Edition clinic – Flagstaff High School in Flagstaff, 2:00-5:00
  • April 10 – Backstroke Edition clinic at Mona Plummer Complex at ASU, 3:00-6:30
  • April 24 – Breaststroke Edition clinic at Mona Plummer Complex at ASU, 3:00-6:30

***May and summer clinic dates, as well as summer camp dates are below

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More about Sun Devil Coach Ryan Mallam:

Arizona State swimming head coach Bob Bowman named former Texas A&M associate head coach Ryan Mallam as the associate head coach of Sun Devil swimming,

“Ryan Mallam is a rising star in the coaching ranks and I am thrilled he has chosen to join us at Arizona State,” said Bowman. “His expertise in technique teaching and sprint coaching will be key elements to the success of our program. The depth of his resume and his previous experience as a head coach at the collegiate level will be a tremendous asset as we move the program forward.”

Spending the past two seasons as the associate head coach of Texas A&M men’s swimming program, Mallam coached the two fastest sprinters in school history. In his first season with the Aggies, Mallam coached sprinter Kyle Troskot to a new Texas A&M school record in the 50 free with a time of 19:32 in 2014. In addition to Troskot, Mallam’s athletes broke seven school records in his first year on staff.

 Ryan Mallam - courtesy of Sun Devil Speed Swimming CampPrior to A&M, Mallam served as the head coach of perennial NJCAA powerhouse Indian River State College from 2010-13, where he led both the women’s and men’s teams to three NJCAA National Championships (2011, 2012, 2013). Mallam also had athletes set 19 National records and was named the NJCAA Coach of the Year for both the women and men’s programs in 2012 and 2013. In 2012, Mallam’s swimmer, Brad Tandy, became the fastest swimmer in the country with a time of 19.06 in the 50 free, the first time an NJCAA athlete set the top time in the country. Tandy won the NJCAA Championship in the 50 and 100 free and was named the NJCAA Male Swimmer of the Year in 2012.

 Ryan Mallam - courtesy of Sun Devil Speed Swimming CampBefore joining one of college swimming’s most successful programs at Indian River, he led Limestone College to its best season in school history in his one season as head coach. After the 2009 season Limestone had the number 1 and 2 NCAA Division II ranked swimmers in the 50 free. At the 2009 conference championships, Limestone College set three national records, 22 team records and had 49 all-conference performances while producing the male swimmer of the meet. Limestone went on to qualify 14 swimmers to the NCAA Div. II Championships, the most in school history. During the season, the Saints broke 34 of 38 possible school records.

As an athlete, Mallam was a four-year letterman for South Carolina where he qualified for the US Open. In his career, Mallam was a junior national champion, a senior regional champion, and a Georgia state champion.
Mallam is joined at Arizona State by his wife, Ashley and son, Levi.

Sign up for the Sun Devil Speed Swimming Clinics in April by contacting Ashley at 770-639-9537 or Ryan at  [email protected]

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Keaton Koukis

Ryan coached me as an age-group swimmer, and taught me to be a student of the sport! I would highly recommend these camps and clinics if you are looking for a different way to think about swimming FAST!

Ryan’s style and coaching strategies can really bring new life into a swimmers stroke. First hand I was able to feel unique benefits in my technique after swimming with Ryan. Well placed comments and stroke isolation drills teach athletes ideal focal points while they swim. Ryan can undoubtably teach you something new about all the strokes, I would recommend giving his ideas a chance!

Ryan has a unique ability to transform swimmers who already have a proven record of success into amazing sprinters. Whether you are summer league swimmer or All-American D1 collegiate athlete, Ryan will teach you ways to improve your technique, gain strength and power, and enhance your flexibility. His track record as a successful sprinting coach is rooted in his true passion for the sport. He is always seeking for the latest drill or set and never stops learning. Ryan will make you swim fast.

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