Hi Coach Doug,
Florida State University (FSU) is one of the most respected research and learning institutions in the United States. Their swimming and diving teams consistently excel in college athletics, and their swimmers have won many competitions at the national and international levels.
A few years ago, Emma Svensson, a coach at FSU, was trying to track workout stats manually for the entire team… total volume, by group, by swimmer, breakdown of volume into energy zones, strokes, etc. This was an incredibly tedious process and nearly an impossible task even with a spreadsheet. As Emma put it: