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 Arthur Albiero, head swimming coach at the University of Louisville. Arthur talks about his journey in swimming, his experience coaching at the NCAA level and how he has worked to grow his program.

Arthur Albiero has been the head coach of swimming and diving at the University of Louisville since 2003. A Brazilian by birth and holding dual American citizenship, Albiero was named to the USA National Team’s coaching staff for the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio.

Albiero was named Team USA Coach for the 2016 Short Course World Championships and the 2017 FINA World Championship. 

Albiero graduated from Oakland in 1996 with a bachelor's in psychology with a minor in exercise physiology. He received a Masters Degree in Human Performance Studies - Exercise Physiology from Alabama in 2002.

Albiero is married to the former Amy Comerford, a former standout swimmer at Oakland, where they both were inducted into the Athletic Hall of Fame. The couple has three children, Estefan , Nicolas, and Gabriela.

Next Release: Our next episode will be released on October 17, 2018 and will feature Chuck Batchelor, head coach at Bluefish Swim Club. Chuck will talk about his career in swimming leading up to Bluefish, his experience coaching high level young athletes, how he advocates for his athletes leading into college, the journey of coaching Elizabeth Beisel and how he continues to celebrate his love for food despite dietary restrictions!
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