•TIDE swimmers are trained by experienced, professional coaches who share a passion for swimming. Coaches teach commitment and discipline which lead to improved athletic conditioning and technical expertise. Coaches teach teamwork which leads to camaraderie and lasting friendships. Athletes work hard and have fun!
•Head Coach Josh Fulton leads this passion for swimming and training young athletes. He competed at the highest level himself as an Olympic Trials qualifier and an NCAA All American at the University of Tennessee. Virginia Swimming named him Senior Coach of the Year for 2012-2013. His staff includes former NCAA All American swimmers and coaches who bring to the pool deck their unique knowledge and expertise. TIDE’s Hilltop YMCA staff, who train the youngest swimmers, boast over 60 years of combined experience in all areas of aquatics from swim instruction and instructor certification to coaching from the novice to the high school level.
•Practice group and swimming program for all levels of swimmers: novice to national, single-sport to multi-sport athletes. Different programming available based on athlete’s goals.
•Program to enhance and improve swimming at the high school level through TIDE’s Power practice group.
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Nancy Kirkpatrick Reno, head masters coach with the Conejo Simi Aquatics program, offers tips for better swimming performance. Includes high quality under water video to illustrate proper swim form.
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How to Avoid The Porta Potty During a Race
We've all seen it and most of us have done it ... 30 minutes (or less) into a race athletes are already looking for a port potty. The good news is that it doesn't have to be that way. The secret is a proper hydration plan before the gun goes off, and here's how you do it.
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