Velocity Aquatics Hires Rick Aronberg As Head Coach

by SwimSwam 4

August 18th, 2017 Club, News

Buffalo/Amherst, NY: Consistent with their commitment to excellence, the Velocity Aquatics Swim Club ( is excited to announce that they have hired Coach Rick Aronberg – former Head Coach of STAR Swimming – to serve as their Head Coach alongside Coach Ted Eimstad.

The four-time Division I All-American at Clemson University, will help oversee the progression & performance of the entire competitive program and its coaching staff, and lead the development of the Senior Program.

As an ASCA Level 5 Coach, Aronberg is recognized amongst the very best USA Swim Club coaches in the country. In his past 13 years at STAR, he has lead them to 20 (short & long course combined) LSC Large Team Championships and has helped develop 7 Olympic Trial Qualifiers in the past 5 years alone.

Owner & Director of Velocity Aquatics, LLC, Flynn Burroughs stated,

“We are very excited to bring a coach of Rick Aronberg’s caliber to Velocity Aquatics. Beyond his coaching ability, he is beloved by his swimmers, families & staff. He’s a man of great character who will teach our athletes valuable lessons that will transcend well beyond the pool”.

The Velocity Aquatics Swim Club (VELO) is a year-round,

competitive USA Swim Club providing professional, full-time coaching and an environment designed to assist a swimmer in achieving their greatest goals. VELO is the competitive wing of Michael Phelps Swim School-NY ( Teaching 1000+ students/week, MPSSny is a swim school for students of all ages & abilities.

Press Release courtesy of Velocity Aquatics.

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Daniel Flack
3 years ago

Congrats Coach Rick – great coach, better person

Tony Mosca
3 years ago

Congratulations Coach Aronberg!

Benjamin Monti
3 years ago

So cool to see. Best of luck. Excited to see where the future brings you two.