Ten Things We Have Learned From #CoachesAre Month


As the month of April comes to a close, so too does #CoachesAre. USA Swimming has been proud to highlight and support our more than 17,000-plus coaches who work tirelessly to make the sport of swimming a success for all of those who participate and are involved.


In an effort to summarize all that we have learned from #CoachesAre month, here is a list of the top-ten things we took away from #CoachesAre.


1. #CoachesAre awesome!

Ariana Kukors thumbs up and a smile after victory at 2009 World Championships



2. No matter what, #CoachesAre always looking out for the best interest in their athletes



3. #CoachesAre educators



4. #CoachesAre in love with coaching



5. #CoachesAre proud to be making a positive impact on an athlete’s life

Todd Schmitz and Colorado Stars (medium)



6. Coaches can learn a lot from what other #CoachesAre doing



7.  #CoachesAre hard working

Chuck Batchelor (medium)



8. #CoachesAre the backbone to our sport



9. #CoachesAre vital to the success of our sport

Michael Phelps and Bob Bowman



10. We are thankful for everything that #CoachesAre