Swimposium 2018 Registration

March 1, 2018 (08:00 AM) - April 21, 2018 (05:00 PM)
April 21, 2018


Presented by USA Swimming / MN Swimming

In partnership with USA Swimming, Minnesota Swimming presents this one-day program providing educational opportunities for athletes, coaches, parents, and officials.

Swimposium Agenda
(PDF Published 3/18/18)

Lead Presenters

Tom Ugast has been chief executive of Nation's Capital Swimming, Inc. since 2012 and is responsible for the daily operation of 12 training sites around the metropolitan Washington DC area. Tom is also General Chair of Potomac Valley Swimming, which is the LSC in the Metro DC area that has over 12,000 athletes and 1,100 non-athlete members of USA Swimming.

Rasa Troup has been Dietitian to University of Minnesota Athletics since 2005. In 2015, Rasa became Team Dietitian to the Minnesota Vikings. She was an Olympic runner in 2008 in Beijing and an All-American at the University of Minnesota. In addition to other credentials, she is a member of the Collegiate and Professional Sports Dietitians Association.

Tony Young is the Sport Director for Illinois Swimming after having previously served as the first LSC Sport Development Director for Indiana Swimming. Tony began coaching in 1981 and has coached successful athletes at the club, high school and college ranks.

Full bio

Bruce Stratton has been a certified referee since 1986 working all levels of competitions nationally up to and including the US Olympic Team Trials.

Athlete and Parent Panel Presentation
Emma Paulson is now an International Tax Associate at PwC. She is a 2017 graduate of the University of Saint Thomas where she was Academic All-American; 2016-17 Captain; a finalist in 2016 for Honda Division III Women's Athlete of the Year; Division III Most Outstanding Women's Swimmer; and a winner of 3 national championships. Emma swam for the Aquajets.

Jack Lindell is currently preparing for medical school. He is a 2017 graduate of Denison University where he was an Academic All-American; 2016 NCAA Division III Swimmer of the Year; and a winner of 5 national championships. Jack swam for the Edina Swim Club.

In 2014, Dr. Tom Hodgson retired after 35 years as the head coach of the University of Saint Thomas swim teams. Tom swam for the University of Minnesota and was a varsity record holder. He is also a published author.


Register today
Athletes & youth 18&U
(including swimmers, siblings of swimmers and friends who are 18 & under who are not USA Swimming members)
(including coaches, officials, parents, and other adults who are not members of USA Swimming over the age of 18)
Register April 19 - at the door
(lunch included)
$20 $35

We are pleased to offer secure electronic signup and secure payment. The process is simple. Register all attending participants by clicking  +Add New Member. All the attendee names you want to register on the same secure payment must show as “Member” before submitting the registration. 

Secure payment by credit card is preferred as your registration will be complete, immediately.

Technical support for registration?
Please contact Tracy Meece via email tmeece.mnswim.org

General 2018 Swimposium questions?
Please contact Bob Crunstedt via email at bcrunstedt@mnswim.org

Link to the Vender Registration 2018 Swimposium Trade Show site here

Minneapolis Marriott Northwest
7025 Northland Dr N
Brooklyn Park, MN 55428




Group Rate for Rooms

Staying the night prior to the Swimposium "or" the Annual Meeting of the House of Delegates on Sunday? Use this link to book at the group rate on $115/night plus complimentary Wi-Fi at the Minneapolis Marriott Northwest.