Don Henshaw
Mar 6, 2019

Dear Club Presidents/CEOs/Owners-

It's that time of year - 2019 - and it's time for the Southern Zone D&I Select Camp.  This year it's going to be on the lovely campus of University of South Carolina, hosted by Greenview Dolphins and South Carolina Swimming over June 13-16.

The application for athletes and for assistant coaches is live but will be closing March 15th.  Please share the following with your club members:


It's time!  The applications we have all been waiting for for this summer's D&I Select camp for the Zone are now live at USA Swimming!

The athlete and coach applications for the 2019 Southern Zone Diversity Select Camp are now open at USA Swimming!

Each spring, USA Swimming invites 48 athletes from underrepresented populations to participate in a three-day camp program which includes pool training, motivational and education sessions and team-building activities. Selection is based on times swum at USA Swimming sanctioned events.

Greenview Dolphins and South Carolina LSC have put together a great camp, combining training with fun!  PLEASE SPREAD THE NEWS! PLEASE SHARE WITH ALL YOUR LSC TEAMS/COACHES! PLEASE POST ON YOUR LSC WEBSITES AND SOCIAL MEDIA SITES!

Applications must be received by 5 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time on Friday, March 15thThe application to be on the coaching staff is also open. Camp staff applications must be received by 5 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time on Friday, March 15th.


University of South Carolina, Columbus, SC. 


June 13-16, 2019. Athletes will arrive on Thursday and depart on Sunday morning.


Instill a vision of success and inspire athletes from ethnically under-represented populations to become leaders in the sport of swimming.

I am very excited to be a part of the Southern Zone as D&I Coordinator!  I hope we have a great camp but that can only happen if YOU share the news!  Please encourage your athletes to apply SOON! Please contact me with any questions!


Ruth-Ann Bode

SZ D&I Coordinator



Athlete Application Link

Assistant Coach Application Link😘


Juan Caraveo

Diversity and Inclusion Consultant

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Colorado Springs, CO 80909-5780

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