St. Norbert College has named Franco Pacheco as its head men’s and women’s swimming and diving coach when the program…
Having teammates is vital to success, but are you doing a good job as one? While often our hearts are in the right place, we can fall into patterns that negatively affect those around us.
Meaningless Meaningful Courtesy of Franco Pacheco It seems there are moments in our lives that stop everything. For the generations before…
Swim meets are always fodder for some sort of folly or story. With many swimmers making a career of swimming for life, most of these moments are sure to have happened once to them or to someone they know.
Stories from the Road: Four Things Unsaid in a Coach’s Goodbye
Roddy “Rowdy” Piper died this past week after gracing our world with 61 years. He was a wrestler that debuted in the national stage in 1975 but really gained national attention in the late 1980’s in the World Wrestling Federation.
“After my experience at American Swim Coaches Association Conference and the resulting travel blog, commenters suggested I do a regular column….”
Colorado College has hired Franco Pacheco as an assistant coach for the men’s and women’s swimming programs, head coach Anne Goodman James announced today.
Let me start by saying that I have never been to a coaching convention in my young career. For whatever reason, the stars have never aligned and I have never had the opportunity.
“I am a college swimming and diving coach and serve as my programs recruiting coordinator. I talk to and e-mail recruits every day and that process ends up being a large portion of what I do when I am not on the deck.”
The Jean Freeman Scholarship is given annually to three male and three female assistant coaches whose exceptional contributions have brought recognition to their college or university, and whose leadership, integrity, honesty, competitive attitude and personal graciousness epitomizes those characteristics reflected by Jean Freeman.
You touch the wall, look up at the clock, and you’re met with disappointment. That wasn’t the time you trained for. That wasn’t the time that you put all of your effort into. So now what? Here are five things to do after a bad race…
Mental noise, internal and external pressure, and the environment can greatly determine any race’s success.
This opinion piece is courtesy of Franco Pacheco. There is a moment when an athlete or coach walks onto a…
In what has been an amazing conference championship’s season, an elephant has been sneaking onto the deck.