Tom Ugast from Nations Capital Swimming Here for Swimposium

Lead presenter

Thomas E. Ugast

Chief Executive Officer
Nation's Capital Swimming, Inc.

Tom 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. NCAP has a total of 1,970 competitive swimmers with 80 coaches that train out of the 12 pools. Ugast is also responsible for another 700 developmental swimmers and 400 learn to swim participants at one of the training sites.


Coach Ugast was a competitive swimmer during his collegiate years at American University and graduated in 1980. He coached with the Curl Swim Club from 1980-1983 after college. He left Curl and had a career in business in the printing and publishing field prior to returning to swimming in 2010. Since 2010 Nation's Capital has received the Club Excellence title 4 years in a row.

Communication between staff and parents, coaches and parents and athletes, and coaches and officials are keys to the success NCAP has seen.

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.

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