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Will Heck and Coach Dale Porter headed to National Select Camp

Peter Verhoef

Swimmer Will Heck and Coach Dale Porter invited to Participate in USA Swimming’s  
2020 National Select Camp 

The 2020 National Select Camp highlights 102 up-and-coming athletes across the country 


Will Heck was selected to participate in USA Swimming’s 2020 National Select Camp, coach Dale Porter was named as the camp manager by USA Swimming. This camp will consist of up-and-coming swimmers throughout the country and will provide an invaluable opportunity for growth within the sport of swimming. It will be held in person at the Chula Vista Elite Athlete Training Center in Chula Vista, California on October 7-10, 2021 (girls) and October 14-17, 2021 (boys). 2020 Tokyo Olympians who have attended this camp in previous years include: Katie Ledecky, Michael Andrew, Lily King, Hali Flickinger, Kieran Smith, and Bobby Finke. 

We are proud of the Bolles swimmers and coaches who work hard to represent our program at the National level.  This will be anexperience that elevates our team from what both Will and Coach Dale will learn.  We are proud of all our athletes who represent their country at the National level!

During the three-day camp, the 51 boys and 51 girls athletes attending will experience the day-today-routine of a National Team athlete. The campers will learn from top aquatic professionals about post-race recovery, drug and supplement rules, psychological training skills, nutrition, and race strategy.  

Swimmers were selected from the SWIMS database using their top time throughout the January 1, 2019-August 31, 2020, qualifying period. The three-fastest athletes in each event within the qualifying age restrictions are invited to the camp. There will be 43 different clubs represented at the girls’ camp and 42 at the boys’ camp this year. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, USA Swimming postponed hosting the 2020 National Select Camp athletes from January to October 2021.  

For more information & full selection criteria for National Select Camps, please click here