Swim Camp & Lessons
UW-Whitewater Swimming and Diving is coming off the most successful years in school history. Under Head Coach Joel Rolling’s 8 year tenure the team has moved up in the WIAC Conference each year while setting school records along the way. During this time the team has had it’s first ever national champion (Amy Spaay) in the 100 and 200 breaststroke, has had more All Americans than ever before, and has set 5 new WIAC records.
Classes are held September 14 - 24, 2015. Week one will run Monday - Friday, week two will run Monday - Thursday for a total of nine sessions for $45.00.
Level 1: 4:00 - 4:30pm
Level 2: 4:00 - 4:40pm
Level 3: 4:00 - 4:40pm
Level 4: 4:00 - 4:40pm
Level 5: 4:00 - 4:40pm
Level 1: 4:45 - 5:15pm
Level 2: 4:45 - 5:25pm
Level 3: 4:45 - 5:25pm
Level 4: 4:45 - 5:25pm
Level 5: 4:45 - 5:25pm
Covers learning to float and learning the basic ideas of freestyle and backstroke. Works on flutter kicking and how to be comfortable in the water in multiple positions.
Expands on knowledge of the strokes covered in Level 1. Aim is to make it across the pool in these strokes and improving the stroke function.
Focuses on building strength and ability of Level 2 strokes. Introduction of more elements of breaststroke and butterfly, and rotary breathing in freestyle. Introduction of different entry techniques and deep water floats and treading.
Expands knowledge of all four strokes, including butterfly and breaststroke. Introduces open turns and improves endurance in all strokes. Expands on entries and deep water movements.
Focuses on continuing improvement of all strokes, turns, and entries. Improves endurance and strength of all strokes and water movements.
Information coming soon.
Joel Rollings, Head Coach
Joel Rollings started as the Head Coach of the UW-Whitewater Warhawks in 2006. Since arriving on campus, his teams have set 41 school records (23 women’s and 18 men’s). The women’s team had seven NCAA provisional qualifying swims during the 2009-2010 season, and one NCAA automatic qualifier. On the men’s side the 2008-09 team placed third in Conference, its highest place since 1970. Rollings was also named Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Coach of the Year.
Alex Kultgen, Assistant Coach
Alex Kultgen just completed his first year as the assistant coach at UW-Whitewater after spending 2 years as the assistant coach at UW-La Crosse. Prior to that he coached at Port Washington High School and the Walter Schroeder Aquatic Club, working at every level of competitive swimming along the way. In his time at UWL and UWW he has had numerous All Americans, WIAC champions, and WIAC record holders, as well as winning two WIAC team championships.
Camp staff consists of current and former UW-Whitewater student athletes, including many All Americans and WIAC champions.
Each camper will be covered by a limited accident insurance policy. The insurance includes primary coverage up to $7,500 and $300 maximum dental insurance. Insurance does not cover pre-existing injuries and is for accidents only. The cost of insurance is included in the registration fee.
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