Gavin Cooley

Changing Attitudes, Changing Environments: The Journey to a New Club

Recently I made the decision to switch swim clubs. This was a very difficult process for me, and I don’t wish to dwell on it very much.

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SwimSwam’s Official Swim Camp Survival Guide: 7 Steps to a Sweet Summer

Swim camp can be a lot of fun, if you’re prepared. Read Gavin Cooley’s 7 tips for having a good time at this summer’s swim camp.


The Fear of Swimming Failure

What’s holding you back in your charge to meet your swimming goals?

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4 Ways to Prepare for a Swim Meet

Being ready to do your best is no simple task, but with these tips you can prepare yourself mentally and physically.


The Secret to being a Great Swimmer

The key to success is known by many, but applied by few.


5 Misconceptions of Gold Medal Clubs and the Truth

Swimming for a gold medal club is tough. Here are five misconceptions about gold medal clubs that always win the state meet.