Mission San Jose
Dream * Believe *
Mission Jan Jose Aquatics is a community based USA swim team
dedicated to providing swimmers of all abilities the opportunity to
be the best that they can be.
MSJA Swimmers range from age 5 to college level. We have eight
distinct training groups and all groups practice at Ohlone College in Fremont,
Mission San Jose Aquatics was established in 1989 as a competitive
swimming program deeply rooted in the values of its founding
coaching staff. These values include a love of aquatic sports, a
belief that competitive swimming teaches transferable life-skills,
and the understanding that a community is held together by its
shared devotion to education and commitment to the success of
Our goal is to produce an environment in which everyone can strive
to realize the Olympic ideals of hard work, sportsmanship,
competition and fitness. Ultimately swimmers will build
self-confidence, self-discipline, integrity and courage that will
last a lifetime.
Unlike many recreational and competitive sports, success in
swimming truly requires a year-round commitment in order to develop
skills, manifest physiological change, and master the competitive
environment. This level of commitment requires that the swimmer
make appropriate lifestyle choices, prioritize and effectively
manage their time, and learn to make sacrifices. The sport of
competitive swimming teaches young people the relationship between
work and results, how to deal with success, set-backs and failures,
and the complexities of working cooperatively with others and
dealing with constructive criticism, demands, and discipline from
an authority figure. All of these skills are highly transferable,
and there is considerable evidence that swimmers enjoy more success
academically, professionally, and interpersonally than participants
in other youth-sport activities.
Our professional coaching staff works with each swimmer in a
personal, informative and positive way. Our coaches blend unique
stroke drills, age-appropriate training and fun into each practice.
Their unique approach to swimming makes MSJA one of the premier
swim teams in the country.
Some of our swimmers win gold medals. Some qualify for National
Teams and/or All Star Teams. Some earn college scholarships. MSJA
swimmers of all abilities can experience success by improving their
technique, times, training habits, race strategies and time
management skills. Swimmers win by dedicating and believing in
themselves. Swimmers win by setting goals and striving to reach
Our year-round swimmers enjoy fun team socials, outings, travel
opportunities, and competitions. Our swimmers often become
life-long friends. Annually, we celebrate together at our Awards
Banquet where we honor the success of each and every athlete.
The enjoyment we experience away from the pool as well as the
learning, training, success and fun we have in the pool what makes
our year-round team so special. On behalf of our coaching staff, I
would like to welcome you to the mo comprehensive and exciting swim
team available to area youngsters, Mission San Jose Aquatics.
All Champions Begin With A Dream
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