About Us

What is the Counsilman Center Indiana Swim Team?

Based on the teaching and coaching of the legendary James E. (Doc) Counsilman through the Counsilman Center at Indiana University,and the School of Public Health, the Counsilman Center Indiana Swim Team (CCiST) is a competitive swim team in Bloomington, Indiana for kids who have completed at least Level IV of the American Red Cross Swimming Classes.

CCiST was established in 2003 with the purpose of providing a quality competitive swimming experience through close interaction with researchers and students affiliated with the Counsilman Center. A member of the faculty of the School of Public Health (formerly HPER), Department of Kinesiology at Indiana University, Dr. Joel Stager, Ph.D., FACSM is president of CCiST.


CCiST Mission

Through close interaction with researchers and students affiliated with the Counsilman Center, CCiST is dedicated to providing a quality competitive athletic experience and to encourage our swimmers to achieve their full potential as they become confident, competent, and caring leaders of the future.
CCiST takes advantage of the world class facilities on the campus of Indiana University to train, and follows the philosophy of Doc Counsilman in teaching and coaching each swimmer as an individual in order for each swimmer to reach his/her full potential.
-----We work with swimmers of all abilities at all age ranges and currently have swimmers from five years old to post college age-----


CCiST Philosophy of Competition 


All New and Returning Parents/Swimmers PLEASE READ

Glossary of Common Swimming Terms


Mailing address: CCiST, School of Public Health , 1025 E Seventh Street #104 Bloomington IN 47405

Office Phone : 812-856-7160     Fax: 812-855-3193