RITTER Sports Performance
By Chris Ritter
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Helping swimmers go faster and swim coaches get better. Learn how to improve your performance, strength, nutrition and mental game. Visit RITTERSP.com for more resources.
||CleanThe "why" of swimming became important to me - Kathleen Prindle||Kathleen Prindle is the current head coach (and founder) of Performance Aquatics. Coach Prindle is a 1993 graduate of Pennsylvania State University and a former competitive swimmer from northeastern Pennsylvania She has more than 40 years of...||6/17/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanYour Own Way - Carol Capitani LIVE at the CSCAA||This is a LIVE podcast recording from the CSCAA Convention with Carol Capitani talk about "Your Own Way" as a coach. Carol is the Head Women's Swim Coach at the University of Texas. Connect with Carol: - Team Website - Team Facebook - Twitter - Team...||6/10/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanDo you need to discard or fine tune your training? - Sergei Beliaev||Sergei Beliaev is the founder and CEO of Super Sport System. The Super Sport System was created to provide web-based sport training solutions to coaches and athletes worldwide. The 3S methodology is used in 40 different countries and 8 different...||6/3/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanAs coaches we need to learn from our athletes - Rob Lias||Rob Lias is the current associate head coach for the Navy women's swimming program. Coach Lias has been a full-time member of the coaching staff for the past 12 seasons. In this time, his swim team has compiled a 103-21 swim record while winning eight..||5/27/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThere was a standard for work I needed to learn - Norm Wright||Norm Wright is the current head coach (and CEO) of the Northern Kentucky Clippers. Coach Norm is in the top 3 percent of coaches due to his ASCA Level 5 coach rank. Norm has spent 4 seasons with the Clippers and within his first 3 seasons, he managed...||5/21/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanYou need to know what makes them tick in order to coach them - Roric Fink||Roric Fink is the current associate head coach for the University of Texas. Coach Fink has been a part of the University of Texas for the past 6 seasons (the first 5 seasons, Fink served as an assistant coach). Prior to joining the University of...||5/13/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanAt my stage the key is outliving my competition - David Costill||David Costill is a researcher in Exercise Science at the Human Performance Laboratory in Ball State University. David received his B.S. Ed. in Biology and Physical Education at Ohio University in 1959, his M. Ed. in Biology and Physical Education at...||5/6/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanYou have to be thick skinned as a coach - Cathy Wright-Eger||Cathy Wright-Eger is a Leadership Advisor at Purdue University. Cathy has been with the Boilermakers since 1987, working primarily with female swimmers. Cathy was the head coach from 1987 to 2008 before moving into her current leadership position....||4/29/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSwimmers are the hardest working lazy people around - Jeff Julian||Jeff Julian has been the Trojan assistant coach since the summer of 2016. Coach Julian is an eight-time All-American and has been the head coach at Rose Bowl aquatics for nearly 12 years. Jeff also has experience as a team captain and NCAA and Olympic..||4/22/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanMy hope is to pair student athletes with a college program they can thrive in - Jenn Verser||Jenn Verser is the founder of Maverick Athletic Consulting. She started her consulting company to assist families of high school-aged swimmers find the perfect athletic and academic fit for their college swimming experience. She is the former...||4/15/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanGet the best mentors you can find early on - Alex Silver||Alex Silver is the current head coach for the Livermore Aquacowboys Swim Team. Alex has been a part of the Livermore Aquacowboys since 2007. Prior to joining the Aquacowboys, Alex spent 2 years being the Associate Head Coach with the Oakland...||4/8/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanChasing perfection is an exciting part of our sport - Ash Milad||Ash Milad is the current head dryland and performance coach for the Bellevue Club Swim Team. Prior to beginning this season with the Bellevue Club, Ash spent 13 years at KING Aquatics. First, from 2004 to 2013, Ash was the head age group/lead site...||4/1/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe little things add up to be a lot - Sean Baker||Sean Baker is the current head coach for Oakville Aquatics. Sean has been the head coach since 2011 and in the first 7 years, has managed to place over half a dozen athletes on International Teams for Canada. One of Coach Baker's greatest...||3/25/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanAlmost nothing I do is original, I just copy and paste - Eric Peterson||Eric Peterson is the current head coach for the Shaker Sharks Swim Team. Eric has been a part of the Shaker swim team for 14 years. Prior to starting his adventure with Shaker, Coach Peterson was the head coach for the Kent Roosevelt High School team...||3/18/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe biggest questions about strength training for swimming faster||Join Chris Ritter and Bo Hickey as they talk about strength training for swimmers. Does it really matter? Should you do a strength movement if you don't do it as a swimmer in the water? Listen as Chris and Bo talk about these questions and more. Learn..||3/11/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanYou need to value your process over your product - Toni Armstrong||Toni Armstrong is currently a leadership development consultant for a self-discovered company called Baltimore Leadership. Toni uses low ropes style initiatives to teach modern leadership theories to swim coaches and swimmers alike. She has worked...||3/4/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanNo matter what I did I wanted to impact people - Chris Plumb||Chris Plumb has been the head coach and CEO of Carmel Swim Club since July 2006. Chris first began coaching in 2003, however, it wasn't until his takeover as head coach when the swim club drastically changed. In 2012, the Carmel swim club took 17...||2/25/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanLives change forever because of being part of something great - Dana Abbott||Dana Abbott is the current head coach and founder of the Tiger Swim Club. He is joining the Tiger Swim Club from the St. John XXIII College Preparatory where his swim team won the 2016 State Championship for the third time in five years and the SJ23...||2/18/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWe try to train like we race - Kevin Kinel||Kevin Kinel is the current senior/high school head coach for the Duneland Swim Club. Kevin has been working with the Duneland Swim Club since 1980. In the nearly 40 years, he has been named the Indiana Swimming's Senior Coach of the Season and/or year..||2/11/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBe who you are and coach within that framework - Byron MacDonald||Byron MacDonald is the current head coach for the Varsity Blues swimming program. Coach Byron has been at this post since the 1978-79 swim season. Byron MacDonald plans to continue coaching until at least 2024 and is currently one of Canada's most...||2/4/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEveryone's improvement matters - Jon Lederhouse||Jonathan Lederhouse was the head swimming coach and aquatics director at Wheaton College for over 40 years. Prior to his coaching career, Jon also swam at Wheaton College. Over the course of his 40 years spent at Wheaton College, Jonathan had a...||1/28/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSwimmers need to know they are more than just a number - Jeremy Boone||Jeremy Boone is the creator of Athlete by Design and author of 'Swim Your Best' as well as several other books. He is an internationally recognized performance coach, speaker, and consultant. Jeremy has been a performance coach since 1992 and has...||1/21/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThere's only two ways to get faster - get thinner or get more power - Paul Stafford||Paul Stafford is the current head coach for the Tucson Ford Dealers Aquatics. Paul has remained at his post for the Ford aquatics since 2014. Prior to joining the Ford Aquatics, Coach Stafford spent his time with the Terrapins Swim Team. Paul...||1/14/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanYou're only limited by what you think you're limited by - Tom Rushton||Tom Rushton is the current mid-distance coach at Energy Standard and has been at his post since May 2017. In past years, Tom spent 4 years as a club coach in western Canada, 2 years at the University of British Columbia as an age-group coach and 4.5...||1/7/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanIf you’re not thinking you’re not practicing – Jarrod Hunte||Jarrod Hunte is the current head coach for the Douglas County Stingrays. Jarrod, or better known as J-Rod, joined the DCS team after spending 4 successful years as the head coach for the Mako Swim Team in Valparaiso, Indiana. During his time with...||12/31/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanI used swimming to educate my students - Chuck Knoles||Chuck Knoles was a swim coach for 37 years, he coached at all levels including summer league, high school, US club coaching and NCAA Division I. A great chunk of Chuck's coaching experience originates from being the head coach at the University of...||12/24/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
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