The final 24 contenders for the Fitter and Faster Swim Tour, American Swimming Coaches Association (ASCA) Age Group Coach of the Year Award are out, and we need your help to choose the winner!
This award is designed to recognize the top age group coaches in the United States. Using the USA Swimming Virtual Club Championship team rank for 11-14 year olds, the highest-performing coaches were identified. These coaches are the best of the best!
This prestigious award was first presented in 2014 to Beth Winkowski of Dynamo Swim Club at last year’s ASCA Banquet. Beth embodies the spirit of the award with her passion for working with young athletes. She explained:
“By the time swimmers get to college, they’re pretty much fully formed. I like to get my fingers in the clay and help form who they’re going to be.”
The top ten finalists will all be recognized this year at the American Swimming Coaches Association Awards Banquet in Cleveland, Ohio. That night, the winner will be presented with the award by Olympic legend Matt Biondi, three-time Olympian Kara Lynn Joyce and Fitter and Faster Founder Swim Tour presented by SwimOutlet.com and CEO David Arluck.
Arluck expressed that this award is significant because it “recognizes the grassroots level of American swimming, an essential piece of the puzzle for why America has been the world’s dominant swimming superpower for over a century.”
Be a part of it and vote now!!!!
About Fitter and Faster
Founded in 2009, Fitter & Faster Swim Tour Presented by SwimOutlet.com (“FFT”) is the only turn-key elite level swim clinic operation in the United States. FFT enables teams and communities to host a professionally managed swim clinic featuring many of the best swimmers in the world. Our mission is to teach and inspire swimmers of all ages and skill levels.
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