| Friday, February 24, 2017
Applications are now available for the 2018 USA Swimming Diversity Coach Mentorship Program. The application is available for download here. Participants are diverse, active USA Swimming coaches with an interest in raising their level of expertise and skill.
As the national governing body for competitive swimming in the United States, USA Swimming is committed to diversifying at all levels of the sport in order to achieve and foster an inclusive swimming environment.
Coach mentees participate in an on-site visit with their coach mentors and meet with staff, observe meetings/practices and spend time discussing the sport in order to increase their organization skills and technical knowledge. The relationship between mentee and mentor continues throughout the next year and beyond
“This program is about exposing talent and developing the next generation of coaches,” said Juan Caraveo, USA Swimming Diversity & Inclusion Consultant. “This is an opportunity for them to gain a new skill set and learn best practices so that they can have a greater impact on their teams.”
Participants of the Diversity Coach Mentorship Program are also invited to participate in USA Swimming programs and events throughout the year to enhance their knowledge and increase their confidence in their roles as Head Coach.
All perspective coaches for the program must be USA Swimming certified and show commitment to the sport, as well as a desire to improve in their role as a Professional Coach.
Please direct questions and applications to: firstname.lastname@example.org