Featured Swim Camp of the Week: Longhorn Swim Camp

38 years of excellence! The staff is headed by 2012 Olympic and Texas head men’s coach Eddie Reese, 2013 World University Games and women’s head coach Carol Capitani, and assistant coaches Kris Kubik and Roric Fink, the Longhorns Swim Camp is the most exciting camp in the country!

Guest coaches and speakers include Olympians Brendan Hansen, Ian Crocker, Josh Davis, Colleen Lanne’-Cox, Garrett Weber-Gale, Ricky Berens, and Whitney Hedgepeth.

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Open to male and female competitive swimmers, ages 8 to 18.  Camp is held at the Jamail Texas Swimming Center on the University of Texas at Austin campus, home to 20 NCAA team champions.  Facility includes a 50-meter by 25-yard pool, and 25-yard by 25-meter pool.  Four training groups based on age and ability, with a 1:7 coach/swimmer ratio in technique sessions.  Daily training includes challenging long-course sessions Monday-Friday mornings; technique sessions Monday – Thursday afternoons and evenings, with start/turn work included.  Classroom sessions on technique and race strategies held. Underwater video of each camper analyzed by a coach.  Daily social activities and field trips offered.  Multiple-week stays include planned weekend activities with supervision.  Experienced, mature, adult staff provide 24-hour supervision.

Cost: Overnight Camp $1025; Day Camp $925. Complete camp information and online registration available at Longhornswimcamp.com.  Per NCAA rules, sport camps and clinics conducted by The University of Texas are open to all entrants. Enrollment is limited only by age, grade level, gender, and capacity restrictions as specified by each camp.  NCAA guidelines prohibit payment of camp expenses by a representative of The University of Texas’ athletics interest. NCAA rules also prohibit free or reduced camp admission for prospects (9th grade and above).

Jon Alter, Director

The University of Texas

P.O. Box 7399

Austin, TX  78713-7399

512-475-8652

Fax:  512-232-1273

longhornswimcamp@athletics.utexas.edu

www.Longhornswimcamp.com

 

ASSISTANT COACHES/CAMP COUNSELORS NEEDED

The Longhorns Swim Camp at The University of Texas at Austin is seeking mature, motivated, and team-oriented individuals to be part of its 39th year!  Exciting opportunity to work with world-renown staff: Eddie Reese, Carol Capitani, Kris Kubik, and Roric Fink. Guest coaches/speakers include Olympians Ian Crocker, Brendan Hansen, Colleen Lanne’-Cox, Garrett Weber-Gale, and Whitney Hedgepeth.  Four one-week sessions (May 29 – June 24).  Room, board, parking, $600/session salary, up to $300 travel expense help, and NIKE camp apparel package provided.  Applicants must agree to work in an alcohol/drug-free environment, and completed at least 60 hours of college coursework. Competitive swimming and/or teaching/coaching/camp experience required.  References, First Aid, CPR, and/or Lifeguarding/Safety Training for Swim Coaches must be submitted.

For more information/application, check our employment section at www.LonghornswimCamp.com.  Completed applications accepted until positions filled.

The University of Texas at Austin is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age, citizenship status, Vietnam era or special disabled veteran’s status, or sexual orientation.

 

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Author: Maureen Rankin

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Maureen Rankin is a All-American swimmer from the Multnomah Athletic Club and swam at the University of Arizona. She was a member of USA Swimming Junior National Team and a former Coach for the Phoenix Swim Club. She is a USMS Member and serves as Age Group Chair for Arizona Swimming.

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