Rick Aronberg Joins Velocity Aquatics Swim Club As Head Coach

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Consistent with their commitment to excellence, the Velocity Aquatics Swim Club (www.VelocityAquatics.com) 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, 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 noted,

“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 (www.MPSSny.com). Teaching 1000+ students/week, MPSSny is a swim school for students of all ages & abilities.

Press Release courtesy of Velocity Aquatics Swim Club. 

2 Comments

2 comments

  1. avatar
    Go Niagara

    Wow! Did not see that coming! Was not aware that he left Star Swimming.

  2. avatar
    Chad Wamsley

    We are very excited about adding Rick to the family ….It’s going to give our Senior program quite a boost !

Author: James Sica

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James Sica is the Men and Women's Assistant Coach at Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He has been an assistant coach at CMU in Pittsburgh, PA (2015-2017), a volunteer assistant coach with the Harvard women’s program (2014-2015) and an assistant with the Ithaca College men's program (2012-2014).

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