Do you know a Swim Coach who promotes achievement, encourages positive and supportive relationships and inspires a sense of belonging among swimmers?  If you know a coach who is a role model for other coaches and athletes, nominate him or her for the YMCA Swimming Coach of the Year.

Anyone can nominate a swim coach for his award: parent, swimmer, coach, YMCA professional, official. Forms and all supporting documents are due March 1. The recipient is selected by YMCA National Coaches Association Executive Committee and the YMCA of USA Swimming and Diving Operations Council. The recipient is announced at the Short Course YMCA National Championship Meet. The recipient does not need to be present at the meet to be chosen to receive the award.

Link to nomination form for 2020: Nomination Form 

Congratulations to Ed Steinnagel of the East Hartford YMCA in CT.  He is the 2019 recipient of the YMCA Swimming Coach of the Year Award! See Ed's announcement HERE.