The Little Things with Coach Jeremy Cochran

May 26, 2020 (04:00 PM) - May 26, 2020 (05:00 PM)
May, 26 2020


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Jeremy Cochran began with NCAP Tyson’s in 2018. Coach Jeremy is originally from Morristown, NJ. He attended West Virginia University and graduated with a B.S. in Sport Psychology. He was a multiple-sport athlete and swam through high school as well as  summer league in Morristown. Coach Jeremy has been working with swimmers for 21 years starting as a swim instructor before moving into the competitive field. He spent a season as the Assistant Men’s and Women’s Coach at Fairleigh Dickinson University in Madison, NJ before heading into the club coaching world. Coach Jeremy spent 2 years as the Head Novice Coach with the Greenwich YMCA Marlins before taking the Head Age Group Coach position with the Greenwich Dolphins for 7 years. His last 4 years saw the included title of Associate Head Coach. He was also named the CT Age Group Coach of the Year in 2014 & 2018. During his time with the Dolphins he has had many athletes compete on the National scene. He has coached multiple Olympic Trial and National Qualifiers. He developed a 4-time National Age Group Record holder as well as many State and Zone Champions. Coach Jeremy was part of the 2018 National Diversity Select Camp coaching staff and has had swimmers selected for the National Select and Zone Select Camps. Coach Jeremy leads the Gold 2 Group and assists with Gold 1 and Silver/Bronze Levels throughout the year.

The Little Things That Add Up
    *Be On Time
       1. Shows you care

       2. Critical to success 
    *Master Drills
       1. Technique reigns Supreme
       2. Top swimmers put just as much effort into their drills as they do their training/racing
       3. Learn the reason/value behind a drill and how it will help you

    *Study your Sport
       1. Learn the history
       2. Understand the Rules
       3. Understand progressions of competition. Regional/AG/Zone/Senior/Sectional/Futures/Jr Nat/Sr Nat - US Open/Trials

    *Seek & Log Feedback
      1. Always find your coach before and after a race.
      2. Look for daily feedback on your practice
      3. Have Goal Meetings
      4. Log your feedback and learn from it

    *Learn from Mistakes
       1. Nobody is perfect
       2. Be humble
    *Take Risks
        1. No harm in being aggressive
        2. Don't have regrets