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The annual membership to the International Swim Coaches Association costs $75. 

Members Library, Read.SwimISCA.org

More than 200 lessons are presented within the Global ISCA Members Library . Public launch expected in September, 2020.

Ongoing E-News Updates

Tell your teammates and coaching peers about the iSCA Newsletter. Anyone can subscribe and get the news by way of email.

Calling People of Swimming and Sports interested in NIL issues

New SIG (special interest group) to help with matters of NCAA's NIL (name, image, likeness).

Calling People of Swimming and Sports and Technology

New SIG (special interest group) to help with matters of tech.

Blog Posts

Need job help in landing a new coaching position?
Steve’s Competitive Swimmer e-magazine has 91 pages of content, video links and opinions
Winning investments at Black Friday Savings for the swim program. Gift this for the staff.
Nick Page, Penn Hills High School’s head swim coach, interview at WPIAL meet
Lucas coached double-gold medalist, 100 free and 100 back, at WPIAL meet
Join along in the Peloton challenge, starting January 2, 2022: Group name: Coaches
Norwin High School’s head coach, Doug Watson, provides an interview at WPIAL meet
WPIAL Boys Season – and the ride for Peters Township, with new HS and pool
Butler High School Swim Coach, Dave Bocci, interview at WPIAL Meet
Fox Chapel’s swimming coach, Dan Taylor, gives an interview at the WPIAL Championships
Bob Steele’s Coaching Clinic Menu
Coach Morgan Zweygardt of Hampton HS and their club, Hampton Dolphins
Swim Coaches Clinic in Napa, California, January 2022: Can you attend?
Northgate High School’s Head Coach, Jess McKelvey, talks at the WPIAL Championships
Plum HS Mustangs Head Swim Coach, Sean Haupt
Flashback Rant with modern special, from WPIAL sponsorship
Coach Caroline, formerly a swimmer at Dennison, helped with Shady Side Academy’s squad
Coach Dave Scraven interview at the WPIAL Championships, held at the new USC pool
Winning is generally a measure of addition — except in soccer (err, football)
Meet High School Coach Joella Baker, from the WPIAL Championships in her first season
Cliff Barry, Tribute and Career, in his own words
Where are your ideal goals?
My dad died a year ago. This gift to you is shared in his memory.
ISCA 2022 Events!
Texas A&M – Champion Aggies
Get staff enrichment with a special from ISCA — limited — 2 gets 10
Olympic Quiz
ISCA East Elite Showcase Classic 2022
Winter Olympics – discussions and open thread

OWS = Open Water Swimming

Swimming outdoors gets more attractive when the weather allows.

Open water swimming offers plenty of new lessons and experiences for coaches, swimmers and families. Consider the options and explore the open water resources at ISCA.

Plan to attend the East Coast Open Water Championships in early October 2020 in Virginia.