Training Groups


Nation's Capital Swim Club at the Burke Facility  offers training and practice groups for swimmers of all ages and ability levels. It is the goal of NCAP to offer age specific training for all of our athletes geared towards challenging each individual and developing each individual to the best of THEIR abilities.

Please call us at 703-250-1299 or e-mail [email protected] to schedule a tryout, or Click Here to send us an email request for more information.

Bronze II:

  • 9 & Unders who can swim all 4 strokes and have some competitive experience. Practices Times: Tuesdays and Thursdays from 6:30-7:30am or 5:30-6:30pm
  • Coaches: Kim Spina and Ken O’Sullivan

Bronze I:

  • 9-12 year-olds who have competitive experience and are continuing to work on technique but are ready for more advanced competitive training.
  • Practice times: Monday, Wednesday, and Fridays from 6:30 to 7:30am or 5:30 to 6:30pm Coaches: Jake Anderson, Ryan Westhafer and Kim Spina


Silver II AM and PM:

  • Skilled 13-14 year-olds who have several seasons of competitive swimming experience and are ready to commit to a 5-day training program. Select 12 year olds are also eligible for this group.
  • Practice times: Monday-Friday Prep AM 5:00-6:30 a.m. or Prep PM 6:30-8:00 p.m.
  • Coaches: Prep AM Coach - Jake Anderson   Prep PM Coach - Jason Adler


Gold II and Gold III:

  • Highschool Swimmers who continue a path of competitive and goal-oriented training and racing.  These groups will train for Championship meets in the Potomac Valley LSC and USA Swimming Regional meets.
  • Gold II will train Monday thru Friday from 3:30-5:00 p.m. & Saturday morning 6:00-8:30 a.m.
  • Gold III will train Monday thru Friday from 6:30-8:00 p.m. & Saturday morning 6:00-8:30 a.m.
  • Dryland training TBA, (post Covid-19 restrictions).
  • Coaches: Gold II Coach - Ryan Westhafer   Gold III Coach - Don Tucker


Silver I and Gold I:

  • Silver I – Our highest performing  13-14 + elite/select 12U
  • Gold I – Our highest performing 14-18 at Senior Open race standards
  • Silver I: Mondays thru Friday, 5:00-6:30 p.m. and Sunday Morning 5:00-7:00 a.m.
  • Gold I: Monday-Friday from 3:30-5:30 p.m., morning practices Monday and Friday from 5:30-7:00 a.m., and Sundays 6:00-9:00 a.m.
  • Dryland training TBA (post Covid-19 restrictions).
  • Coaches: Gold I Coach – Pete Morgan        Silver I Coach – Jason Adler


For more information or to join the Nation’s Capital Swim Club,

please contact our head admin Ryan Westhafer at [email protected] or 703-250-1299