Eagle Community Swimming




2022 Fall Session
Tuesday, September 6th through Saturday, December 17th

Registration is now open! Please read the information below to see the minimum requirements to join Eagle Swim Club! Placement evaluations will be held on Sunday, August 28th from 2-3:30p with Coach Chinn.

*Space is limited. Registrations are first come, first served.  Once we reach capacity, we will start a waitlist.
May add spaces based on availability. Please check this page for waitlist updates. 

If you have questions about joining ESC this season, please send an email to:

Coach Cailen Chinn
[email protected]


COVID VISITATION POLICY: Anyone under 18 years of age who participates in a sponsored program or camp on Emory’s campuses is required to be vaccinated against COVID-19. Those with a medical/religious exemption or are not yet vaccine eligible are required to receive a negative COVID-19 test within 48 hours of accessing campus.



PRACTICES (Fall semester)

All practices are held at the Madeleine Jude Brown Aquatic Center in the Woodruff Physical Education Center:

Woodruff PE Center
26 Eagle Row

Atlanta, GA 30322


All of the groups practice at the same time, each in their seperate lane.
         Joining the Eagle Swim Club gives swimmers access to up to five practices per week.  
         Swimmers of all ages are encouraged to attend whichever practice(s) make sense for their schedules. 

Monday and Wednesday
6:45-7:45 p.m.

Tuesday and Thursday
6:00-7:00 p.m.  (Silver and Alpha group swim until 7:15 p.m.)

11:30 a.m.-1:00 p.m.

We run five primary groups at ESC.  Swimmers are generally divided by age, ability and level of maturity:
Bronze is our advanced beginner group (5-10).
B2 is our developmental group (8-11).
Silver is considered advanced developmental/pre-competitive (ages 9-13).
The Alpha group is our advanced group and is divided into sub-groups (ages 11-18).

The cost for the each semester is $500.00.

Discounts for multiple ESC members within a family are:

  • 5% for two
  • 10% for three
  • and 15% for four or more children

Eagle Swim Club "High Flyers"

Our plan is to offer the "High-Flyer" option.  Our ability to offer this will be based on interest.  The "ESC High Flyers" is the designation for those swimmers that intend to participate in USA Swimming meets throughout the year, seeking to be competitive at the local, state and regional levels.

In addition to the costs of the season, the High Flyers will pay for USA Swimming Registration and Meet fees. Typically, the High-Flyers compete in two USA Swimming meets per semester. If you are interested in being a High-Flyer, please email Coach Chinn for more information.

Swimmers may join the High Flyers at any point in the season.

Head Coach Cailen Chinn

Team Information

The Eagle Swim Club (ESC) is a competitive community and USA Swimming Team at the Woodruff Physical Education Center on the campus of Emory University.  On deck coaching staff will organize and administrate practices to provide the most technical instruction and feedback.

Head Coach Cailen Chinn subscribes to the philosophy that better swimming leads to faster swimming.  A great deal of emphasis is put on executing the very best streamlines, starts and turns and all technical aspects of each of the four competitive strokes.  Physical conditioning generally takes place in two aspects:

1)  Drilling and moderately paced swimming sets that allow for the athletes to devote attention to their technique.

2)  Racing - Swimmers will be pushed to perform at peak, or near peak, efforts for some amount of time at nearly every practice.  This approach is a scientifically proven process that contributes to improving power and endurance.

ESC encourages athletes to attend as many practices as they'd like every week.  There are no attendance requirements.  This allows the children to explore other interests and participate in other activities.  If an athlete chooses swimming as their primary sport, Coach Chinn and her staff are committed to maximizing that swimmer's potential and enabling them to achieve their goals in swimming.

ESC is open to competitive youth swimmers (ages 5-18).  All swimmers must be able to complete the minimum skills of 50 yards of freestyle swimming with side breathing and 25 yards of backstroke. Swimmers who are not able to complete these skills will be encouraged to enroll in the Eagle Community Swimming private lessons program.
ESC practices indoors on the campus of Emory University, at the Woodruff Physical Education Center in the Madeline Jude Brown Aquatic Center, home pool of the defending NCAA Division III Champion Emory University Varsity Men's Swimming and Diving Team!
The coaching staff of ESC is Coach Chinn, and several members of Emory's Varsity Swimming and Diving Team.  These young men and women are the epitome of "Student-Athletes," pursuing their undergraduate degrees at one of the premier private universities in the world while at the same time working toward their potential as NCAA athletes.  They have tremendous energy and enthusiasm, bringing the young athletes in their charge into the sport of swimming in the best way possible.
For more information regarding any of these topics or anything else related to the Eagle Swim Club, please contact Head Coach Chinn:
Head Coach Cailen Chinn


All swimmers must be able to complete 50 yards of freestyle and 25 yards of backstroke as a minimum to participate in the program.  Swimmers will be assigned a training group based on ages and abilities.  We evaluate swimmers on a constant basis and will move them between groups as necessary to assure they are getting instruction appropriate for their ability.