Nort Thornton

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.


FINIS Is Changing The Way You Swim With Paddles

FINIS, Inc. , the worldwide leader in technical swimming innovation is very excited to announce the launch of the Iso strapless isolation paddles.

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Richard “Tod” Spieker To Receive ISHOF’s 2016 Gold Medallion Award

Tod Spieker began swimming competitively at the age of eight, but it was not until he was twelve that he won his first race.


Mike Bottom, Michigan Head Coach talks 2013 Big Ten and learning from other great coaches

Katrina Radke talks with Michigan Men and Women’s Head Coach, Mike Bottom. He shares how he has learned tools from…


Nort: Creating a great learning environment

Katrina Radke talks with Olympic coach Nort Thornton on fostering a learning environment for the athletes, developing a team environment,…

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Nort: The Mind has most powerful impact on performance

Katrina Radke (Dear Katrina) talks with Nort Thornton, Olympic Coach, and legend, about the mental game.  This part of our…

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Nort Thornton, Olympic Coach and Legend shares importance of change

Katrina Radke interviews Olympic Coach and legend Nort Thornton. His successes are numerous: several NCAA Championship titles as a coach…


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