SwimSwam’s NCAA Insider: Westfall On Quality-Based Coaching Philosophy

Video courtesy of Indiana State University and Coleman Hodges.

Over the last ten months Indiana State University has been building a new swimming & diving program from the ground up, and the Sycamores have partnered with SwimSwam to give you a front row seat to the process.

In this installment, new Indiana State assistant coach Rebecca Westfall talks about her coaching philosophy, both in terms of training and personal growth.

Westfall was an 8-time All-American at Texas A&M University, competing under her maiden name of Sturdy. She’s already had coaching stints with Texas A&M, Adams State College, Emory & Henry College, Warren Wilson College and UNC Asheville. You can read more about her hiring here.

This video serves as the 13th installment of a series giving an inside glimpse into the building of a new program, a partnership between the Indiana State Sycamores and SwimSwam. You can watch the other videos here:

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Jared Anderson swam for nearly twenty years. Then, Jared Anderson stopped swimming and started writing about swimming. He's not sick of swimming yet. Swimming might be sick of him, though. Jared was a YMCA and high school swimmer in northern Minnesota, and spent his college years swimming breaststroke and occasionally pretending …

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