Don Gambril

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.


Alabama Swimming and Diving 2012-2013 Highlights Video

This highlights video was produced by Coach Skinner. ROLL TIDE!

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The Uniqueness of Men’s NCAA Greatest Coaches

“2012 NCAA Swimming and Diving Championships, the glory of winning.” (Photo Credit: Tim Binning, theswimpictures)


Two Olympic Milers and how they went 1-2

Brian Goodell and Bobby Hackett share their race strategy in the mile when they went 1-2 at the Olympic Games….


Deciding to win USA’s first Olympic Gold and…DOING IT!

Making the decision of setting your goals is a first big step. Check out Katrina’s interview with Olympic Gold Medalist,…


3 Olympic backstrokers – friends and competitors?

Dear Katrina, What is it like when you have to race your friends and main competitors in practice? To partially…

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Olympic Coach’s Perspective on the Games!

Jim Montrella, Assistant Olympic Coach in 1976 and a top coach in the USA for many years, shares his perspective…

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AD Says No New Pool for Alabama

The Crimson Tide will stay put in the Don Gambril Olympic Pool for now. (Photo Courtesy: ©Tim Binning/


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