Sergio Lopez has put two swimmers on the U.S. Olympic team, and on today's edition of The Morning Swim Show he talks about how the Bolles School Sharks continued the team's tradition of excellence at the Olympic Trials.Lopez also discusses how he came to coach Charlie Houchin and Ariana Kukors, and how they managed to make the transition to the team and parlay that to Olympic team berths. He also talks about Ryan Murphy's success and how the rest of the team bought into the belief that they could perform well at the elite level.
Sergio Lopez has grown as a coach this year, from guiding his boys' team to a second-place finish in the Swimming World Magazine national high school rankings to helping Ryan Murphy emerge as a top backstroke talent. He talks about Murphy's potential, how the boys and girls at Bolles will fare this season and what he experienced as head coach for the USA at the FINA junior world championships.
Sergio Lopez, the head swimming coach at The Bolles School, talks about his team's performance at junior nationals, why some swimmers didn't do as well as expected and what the potential is for Ryan Murphy.