Dick Jochums

In Memoriam: Remembering the People Swimming Lost in 2022

With 2022 officially in the rearview mirror, let’s take a look back at some of the figures who the swimming community lost in the past year.


Hall of Fame Swimming Coach Dick Jochums Dies at 81

Dick Jochums, a long-time swimming coach whose athletes frequented major U.S. international teams for nearly four decades, died Friday at 81 years old. 


“I Was In The Presence Of Greatness”: Don Wagner Recounts Coaching Janet Evans

Early on in Wagner’s illustrious coaching career, he spent one year with Evans during the height of her career in 1989.


Swim Coaches Base Podcast Open Vault – Day 6

Each day, for the remaining days of 2019, RITTER Sports Performance will be releasing episodes of the Swim Coaches Base Podcast from the vault.

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Furniss Brothers, Dick Jochums to be Inducted in Aquatic Capital of America HOF

Olympic swimmers Bruce and Steve Furniss and Long Beach Swim Club Coach, Dick Jochums, will be inducted into the 2019 Aquatic Capital of America Hall of Fame.

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Three Coaches Named to ISCA Hall of Fame at 9th ISCA Coaches Summit

9th Annual Hall of Fame Coaches Summit August 28-31, 2018 Clearwater Beach, Florida Event Page The 9th edition of the…

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To be a Great Coach, Be Inquisitive

Historically, some of the greatest coaches in the sport of swimming were also the most inquisitive. They never stopped questioning.


Lessons From Legends: Coach Ray Bussard, An Independent Mind

Is your approach to competitive swimming as a coach, athlete or parent out of the mainstream? Do you think differently…outside the box? Then consider your perspective to what Coach Ray Bussard injected into the sport during his relatively short, 21-year coaching career.