ASCA Establishes Jack Simon Award for Excellence in Distance Coaching

Legendary distance coach Jack Simon has founded a new prize that will be paid out to American club coaches who can get their swimmers within 1% of a World Record in the 1500 free.


Russell Mark Takes Job at ASCA After Leaving USA Swimming in the Fall

Former USA Swimming High-Performance Manager Russell Mark has re-emerged after his November departure from USA Swimming, taking on a new…


ASCA Issues Statement Calling for NCAA to Review Transgender Rules

The ASCA has issued a statement asking the NCAA to review and update its rules on transgender athletes’ participation in women’s swimming.


ASCA Releases Statement In Support Of USA Swimming Bylaws Proposals

The proposal would see coach and athlete representation be equal in the USA Swimming House of Delegates, a chance to the initial proposal from April.


In-Person ASCA World Clinic Is On For Sept. 14-18 In Orlando

This year’s ASCA World Clinic will debut an exciting new format with “pool sessions” where coaches and athletes will present live demonstrations.

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ASCA Hires Jennifer LaMont as the First Female CEO in Organization’s History

LaMont, who worked with teachers unions and other professional sports organization’s in Florida, is the organization’s 3rd CEO in 16 months.


The ASCA 51st Annual World Clinic – Dallas, Texas, Sept. 3-8, 2019

From Learn to Swim to the Elite athlete, the ASCA World Clinic is where coaching education and inspiration takes place.

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Olympic Champion Rowdy Gaines Talks Hammer Head Swim Caps

There’s no more recognizable expert in the world of competitive swimming than Rowdy Gaines. Olympic champion Mel Stewart met up with the three-time Olympic Gold Medalist and NBC Swim Analyst to catch up and discuss Rowdy’s recent endorsement of the Hammer Head Swim Cap.

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John Leonard to Retire As ASCA CEO at End of 2020

A search committee has been formed to hire Leonard’s replacement.


ASCA Announces Class of 2019 Hall of Fame Inductees

The American Swimming Coaches Association (ASCA) has announced four inductees into their Hall of Fame class of 2019.


Catching Up with New ASCA COO Paris Jacobs

Jacobs has embarked on a listening campaign in addition to looking for new partnerships to bring to the 2019 ASCA World Clinic.


2018 ASCA Age Group Coach of the Year Nominations

ASCA and Fitter and Faster announce the top 50 ‘age group coach of the year’ nominations.

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World Swimming Association Ratifies Constitution in Washington DC (Video Report)

The World Swimming Association, an alternate governing entity to FINA, held a constitutional convention at the 2017 ASCA World Clinic.


ASCA Nominates 120 Coaches for Age Group Swim Coach of the Year

Voting for Age Group Coach of the Year will continue until August 15th

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Schedule For ASCA 2017 World Clinic Released

The American Swim Coaches Association has released their clinic dates and schedule for the ASCA 2017 World Clinic in Washington, DC.

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