Olympian Swim Clinic
Open for Returning Members
3/1/19 - 5/10/19
Open for New Members
3/1/19 - 5/10/19
Swim Clinic Conducted by
Olympic Gold Medalist Maya Dirado
Full Details at: www.boiseybanquet.com
The Boise Y Swim Team will be hosting a Swim Clinic on Saturday morning, May 11, 2019 at the Boise City Aquatic Center pool located at 5959 N. Discovery Way in Boise. 2016 Olympian and gold medalist, Maya Dirado, will be conducting the clinic, along with help from the Boise Y coaching staff.
The event is a 3 hour, in-the-water stroke technique clinic which will be held from 9:00 to noon. The clinic is for swimmers of all ages and all abilities. The Clinic will be open to the first 100 swimmers who sign up. After the water session, Maya will be available for autographs and pictures for Clinic participants only.
The cost of the Clinic will be $50 per swimmer ($51.50 if paid online with a credit card) and is payable in advance by completing the registration on the team website--simply click on the Register Now button.
Questions--Please contact Patty Stratton, Team Admin (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Maya DiRado is a former competitive swimmer who represented the United States at several international championships the most notable of which was the 2016 Summer Olympics. Before turning pro, she had an illustrious college career at Stanford University where she won several NCAA titles. Though relatively shortlived, the highlight of DiRado’s professional career was at the 2016 Summer Olympics where she clinched a total of 4 medals. The talented athlete officially retired from the sport after the 2016 Olympics but has not stopped being relevant in the field.
2016 Rio Olympics - DiRado swam a lifetime best 400M Individual Medley in the finals to win the Silver Medal with a time of 4:31.15, losing only to new World Record holder, the Iron Lady, Katinka Hosszu. DiRado added a bronze medal to her collection in the 200M Individual Medley with a time of 2:08.79. DiRado was also apart of the women’s 4×200 freestyle relay along with Katie Ledecky, Leah Smith, and Allison Schmitt. The relay won a gold medal with a time of 7:43.03, DiRado split a 1:56.39 as the third leg of the relay. DiRado earned an individual gold medalist, winning the 200M Backstroke by just .06 seconds to runner up, Katinka Hosszu.
Upon her retirement in the fall of 2016, Maya DiRado returned to her job as a business analyst with McKinsey & Company, a global management consulting firm. The 4-time Olympic medalist currently serves as a member of the Board of Directors of the USA Swimming Foundation.