USA Swimming presents... kick set!

The USA Swimming podcast series, Kick Set, will feature coaches, athletes and staff members who will share their perspectives on various topics in the swimming world.

Check out this month's podcast release featuring Allison Beebe who is the High Performance Coach at Santa Clara Swim Club. Allison talks about her creative coaching ideas, mentorship in the sport and her experience coaching elite athletes like Olympian Simone Manuel.

Allison Beebe is the current High Performance coach at the Santa Clara Swim Club. She has been with Santa Clara for 3 ½ years. Before coaching with Santa Clara, Allison was the head coach of the First Colony Swim Team in Sugar Land, Texas.  While at First Colony, the team grew by over 500%, became a USA Swimming Gold Medal Club, and won USA Swimming’s Jr Nationals in 2010.

Allison has been on numerous international staffs including the 2012 Junior Pan Pacific staff, 2012 NCSA All Star Competition in Japan (Head Coach), and the 2013 Duel in the Pool. Allison has also been selected to serve on several USA Swimming camps including the 2008 Southern Zone Select Camp (assistant coach), 2009 Western Zone Select Camp (head coach), 2010 National Select Camp (assistant coach), 2011 National Select Camp (head coach), and 2013 National Junior Team Camp (assistant coach).

When not coaching, Allison likes to fish, spend time with friends, and watch Alabama football.

Next Release: Our next episode will be released on March 21, 2018 and will feature Lindsay Mintenko who is the USA Swimming National Team Managing Director. Lindsay will talk about her experience in the sport as an athlete from the age group level to the 2000 & 2004 Olympic Teams, the importance of gender equity at all levels of the sport and the exciting changes we can expect as we move forward to the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games.
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