Carmen Babcock

HEAD COACH, JUNIOR GROUPS

Email: [email protected]

Carmen started competing at six-years-old with the Southgate Aquatic Club in Sacramento, California before moving to Colorado by age eight. Here, she swam for Foothills Swim Team for 12 years and was a four-year Varsity Letterman at Chatfield Senior High School. Since then, she has amassed a wealth of pool time and coaching experience, from summer clubs and high schools to All Star teams. Carmen joined the North JeffCo Swim Team staff as head coach in 2000. She puts a high emphasize stroke and skill technique as well as swimmer motivation. Additionally, she works hard to build both an aerobic base and a great work ethic in every swimmer she coaches.


 

Education

  • B.A. in Human Development and Family Studies, Colorado State University
  • Elementary Education Teaching License, Metropolitan State College of Denver
  • M.A. in Sports Administration, University of Northern Colorado
  • Certified Personal Trainer (CFT)
  • Specialist in Fitness Nutrition (SFN)
  • Specialist in Fitness for Older Adults (SFOA)
  • Fitness Therapist (FT)
  • Specialist in Strength and Conditioning (SSC)
  • Youth Fitness Trainer (YFT)

Coaching Experience

  • Coach for Stanford National Swim Camp 1997
  • Head Coach for Chatfield Senior High School Girls Swim Team 1993-2003
  • Head Coach for Clubs West Summer Club 1996-1999
  • Head Age Group Coach North Jeffco Swim Team 2000-present
  • Head Coach for Colorado All Star Team and Zone Team 2003-2006, 2008, 2009
  • USA Swimming Western Zone Select Camp Coach 2009

Awards and Honors

  • 2006 Phillips 66 / USA Swimming Outstanding Service Award
  • ASCA Level 3

Started Coaching North Jeffco Swim Team in 2000

  • Team Long Course State Champions in 2005
  • Five second place finishes at State Championships
  • Four third place finishes at State Championships
  • Silver Medal Club in 2005 & 2008 - 2017
  • 16 state records broken
  • Fifteen Top 16 NRT swimmers
  • 25 state champions
  • Top 10&U boy in the Nation in the 50 meter fly and 50 yard fly in 2003
  • Placed numerous swimmers on Colorado All Star and Zone Teams
  • Placed 5 swimmers at the USA Swimming Western Zone Select Camp
  • Sent swimmers to sectional meets

Achievements

  • Secretary for Colorado Swimming 2017
  • Administrative Vice Chairman for Colorado Swimming 2011-2016
  • Age Group Chairman for Colorado Swimming 2001-2006, 2008-2009
  • Suburban League Secretary / Treasurer 2010-present