Jim Montrella Clinic

Jim Montrella Clinic

Jim will be working with the Gold, Senior and High Performance groups

Jim Montrella has over  50 years in the profession. He has coached and supervised all levels of swimming from learn to swim lessons through NCAA Division 1 athletes. He was an Assistant Coach for the 1976 US Women’s Olympic Team, was selected as American Swim Coach Association Coach of the year twice and has placed 7 athletes on US Olympic Teams. During his coaching career he had numerous athletes obtain National Top Five Times (now Top 10), establish National Age Group Records and National Senior Records and 6 World Records. He has been inducted into both the American Swimming Coaches Hall of Fame and The Ohio State University Athletic Hall of Fame.


He has been heavily involved with USA swimming having served on the Olympic/International Operations Committee, the USA Swimming Rules committee and was director/Head Coach of numerous USA Swimming Camps at the Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs. Jim was employed by USA Swimming as a Master Coach Consultant traveling to various clubs throughout the country to work with coaches and advising them on their By-Laws, Club organization and coaching skills.  He spent numerous years coaching the Ohio State Women.