There are many ways that YMCA swim coaches can learn and develop in their roles. A large number are free or at a nominal cost. Below is a list of resources, opportunities and partner organizations that can stimulate coach development.

YMCA's Learning and Career Development Center (LCDC) - offers 176 online e-learning courses across all program areas, personal and leadership development and competencies. Examples - Principles of Youth Development, Advancing Equity, Training Young Athletes, Basics of Program Management, Introduction to Character Development, Foundations of Listen First...
Aquatics on Link
Technique Series with USA Swimming High Performance Manager Russell Mark:
For recordings of all previous clinics:
Coaches page - includes online coaches clinics


ASCA Live Talks Library - ASCA membership required

Coach Dan Mascolo, YMCA of Greater Spartanburg, on ASCA Live - Bid Team, Small Community

Fitter and Faster - Through a partnership with ASCA, Fitter and Faster is offering webinars through its site for coaches, swimmers and parents