SC Swimming Partners

Senior Select Camp

Apr 27, 2018 (03:00 AM) - Apr 29, 2018 (03:00 AM)
March 31, 2018


South Carolina Swimming will be hosting the 2018 Senior Select Camp at Duke University in Durham, NC.  We are pleased to combine this year’s camp with the Carolina Crown Meet. We are also happy to have Dan Colella as part of the camp this year.  He is the Head Coach for Duke University’s Men’s & Women’s team.

This year’s camp will focus on high level technique, use of training equipment, race strategies, & an overview of college and national level swimming.  


This event is by invitation only. Those qualifying for the camp will receive an email informning them f their selection. Those registering without an invitation will not be considered.

Selection Process

The Camp will be limited to the top 48 swimmers chosen by the criteria below.  

Swimmers ages 15 to 18 at the time of the camp are eligible to apply.


Must have one Senior Sectional Qualifying Time

The top 5 boys and girls from each age (15/16/17/18) will be chosen from their top single event FINA powerpoint achievement (available in the times search at

The remaining 8 swimmers will be selected based on the top IMX scores from those applicants not previously selected by FINA powerpoints.  


Applications must be received by Saturday March 31, 2018

Camp Registration is available through the event sign-up page of South Carolina Swimming ( Camp Cost

The cost of the camp will $250 per swimmer.

This includes 2 nights hotel, meals, entry fees for the Carolina Crown Meet ($70), t-shirt, cap, and training facility.

Payment is due by April 21 with checks payable to South Carolina Swimming.

Carolina Crown Meet

The Carolina Crown Meet is a part of this camp.  Those unable or unwilling to compete in this competition need not apply for the camp.  

All entries will be taken care of by the coaches selected for South Carolina’s team.  

Transportation to and from the meet will be provided as part of the camp.


Tentative Camp Schedule


April 27


April 28


April 29

4:00pm              Camp Check-in

                       Courtyard Marriott  

4:30pm           Depart for Pool  

5:00-7:00pm   Swim  

7:30pm           Dinnner  

8:30-9:00pm   Camp Meeting & Team    Rules  

10:00pm             In Rooms


10:30pm          Lights Out

7:00am             Breakfast  

7:45-8:30am    Team Meeting  

8:30am             Depart for Pool  

9:00-11:00am   Swim  

11:30-12:30pm Team Presentation  

12:30pm           Lunch  

1:30-2:30pm     Race Strategy  

2:30pm           Depart for Carolina Crown  

4:00pm            Meet Check-in

4:30pm            Meet Warm-up  

5:30pm            Meet Start  

9:00pm             Meet Conclusion


10:00pm           Arrive back  

10:30pm           Lights Out

7:00am             Wake-up/Breakfast  

7:45-8:30am    Team Meeting  

8:30am             Depart for Pool  

9:00-11:00am    Swim  

11:15-12:30pm  College Swimming  

12:30pm     Camp Check-out/Pick-up

* Meeting times and topics are subject to change.


Camp Features

Video Recording and Analysis of Each Swimmer

Start & Turn Techniques

Introduction to High Performance Equipment (Tempo Trainers, Stretch Cords, Parachutes, etc.)

Classroom Sessions on Mental Preparation, Nutrition, Fitness, Race Strategy, & Pacing.

Dryland Training Technique

Contact Information

For Questions contact our Senior Chair, Big Show at or our Sports Performance Director at