RITTER Sports Performance

RITTER Sports Performance

Get faster, move easier, feel better. If you want to improve your performance you're listening to the right podcast. RITTER Sports Performance will break down how you can get better from strength training to nutrition and even your mental game. Learn more and connect with us at RITTERSP.com... Show More

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Cody Miller is one of the world’s top breaststroke and IM specialist. He grew up in Las Vegas, and attended Indiana University. In October of 2017, Cody Miller launched the Cody Miller Adventures vlog on his YouTube page, the first episode of which documented a normal day in the olympic champions life. Since then, the vlog has become wildly popular in the swimming community, garnering Miller’s youtube page over 112,000 subscribe... Read more

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John started the Changing the Game Project in 2012 after two decades as a soccer player and coach on the youth, high school, college and professional level. He is the author of the #1 bestselling books Changing the Game: The Parents Guide to Raising Happy, High Performing Athletes, and Giving Youth Sports Back to our Kids and Is it Wise to Specialize? John’s work has been featured in The Huffington Post, CNN.com, Outside Magazin... Read more

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After getting his start as a volunteer coach on Crimson Tide legend Don Gambril’s first Alabama staff, Dennis Pursley has gone on to one of the most extraordinary careers in the sport of swimming, a career that led him to be named one of the 25 most influential people in the history of USA Swimming in 2003. With a career that has taken him all over the globe – including stops as the first head coach of the Australian Institute o... Read more

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Tim Hinchey III became the President & Chief Executive Officer of USA Swimming in July 2017 and CEO of the USA Swimming Foundation in August 2019. Over the course of his career as a sports business executive, Hinchey has held leadership positions in the United States and the United Kingdom for organizations such as Major League Soccer, English Premier League, National Basketball Association, National Hockey League and junior... Read more

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Paul Yetter is the Director of Coaching Mentorship with us at RitterSP. He brings a wealth of coaching experience in the college, high school and now club setting as the Head Senior Coach of the famous North Baltimore Aquatic Club (NBAC). Not only is he a world-class swim coach, but he has extensive experience in working successfully with a variety of abilities, including special needs. He knows how to coach and has proven it at... Read more

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September 3, 2019 42 min

David “Dave” Salo is the long-time Head Coach of the University of Southern California. Salo grew up swimming, and took his passion collegiately to Santa Rosa Junior College, and transferred to Long Beach State. He graduated with Long Beach State with a B.A. and M.A. in exercise physiology, where he also served as an assistant women’s swimming coach. Salo also earned his doctorate degree in the same field. After coaching five ye... Read more

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Todd DeSorbo was hired as the head men’s and women’s swimming and diving coach in August 2017. In his first season with the Cavaliers, the women’s team reclaimed the ACC title, while the men’s program finished third at the conference championships. The program set a combined 13 school records with the men setting seven and the women six during the season. At the NCAA Championships, the Cavalier women placed ninth earning All-Ame... Read more

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Maritza is a 2004 Olympic Silver Medalist in swimming. She is the 1st woman of color to make the US Olympic Swim team and medal. She was born in San Juan, Puerto Rico, then moved with her family to Florida when she was 9 years old. She attended the University of Georgia at age 17. She graduated in 2005 as a 27-time All American with 11 NCAA titles. She became the first woman of color to break an individual American record and a ... Read more

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I swam in high school for Dan Flack, Tom Smith, and Laura Pitman at the Baylor School in Chattanooga, TN. We were the 2009 Public and Independent High School National Champions, and that year, our 200 medley relay set the National Public and Independent High School record (I was the fly leg). I was a team captain for Baylor from 2009-2010. In college, I walked on to the University of Alabama's swim team, but earned a scholar... Read more

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Coach Barber joined the Sandpiper coaching staff in 1996. He has been extremely successful coaching our 14&U Athletes, many holding team records. Chris is also known amongst other coaches and parents in Nevada and California as Southern Nevada’s best age group coach. He has always produced results with swimmers and many go onto Southern California Swimming Selection Teams, International All-Star Teams, and National Age group... Read more

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Frenchman Frédéric Vergnoux is no stranger to success. Under his guidance over 244 individual records have been broken and Olympic champions have been made – most notably Spain’s first ever female Olympic swimming champion, Mireia Belmonte. With nearly 20 years’ experience in swim coaching, the former British Swimming Men’s Head Coach has applied his invaluable knowledge in his most recent position at the Royal Spanish Swimming Fed... Read more

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Leah was a member of the Hunter swim club where she became a member of the Australian national team and finaled at the 2012 Olympic trials as well as the 2011/2013 World Champ Trials. She decided to pursue her swimming career in the US to swim for the University of Alabama where her main events were 100 and 200 fly. Afterwards, she moved to Panama City Beach, Florida and coached kids from ages 5-15 with the Panama City Tsunamis. No... Read more

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July 16, 2019 46 min

Coach Joe Plane has been coaching swimming since 1997. He has coached all levels of swimming; from learn-to-swim up to Olympic Trial qualifiers. Coach Joe has worked with and around some of the greatest coaches in the United States. He swam for Kelly Kremer at John Brown University, who is now the Head Coach of the University of Minnesota Men’s and Women’s swimming and diving teams. Coach Joe also worked with Jim Richardson from th... Read more

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Adam Stoner enters his third year as an assistant coach for the IUP men's and women's swimming teams in 2017-18. Stoner brings six years of collegiate coaching experience to the Crimson Hawks, including two seasons at Texas Christian University in Fort Worth. While at TCU, Stoner was responsible for coaching the sprinters and was also the program's director of operations. During the 2013-14 and the 2014-15 seasons, Stoner coached n... Read more

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Northern Colorado named Lisa Ebeling the new head coach of the women’s swimming and diving program in August of 2016. Ebeling came to UNC after four seasons as the assistant at the University of Alabama where she helped coach both programs and was the recruiting coordinator for the women’s team. The Colorado Springs, Colorado native came to Tuscaloosa after stints as an assistant coach at the University of Utah and Rutgers Universi... Read more

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Since taking over the swimming program at The University of Texas in 1978, Eddie Reese has established a tradition of excellence in Austin and set the standard in collegiate swimming. The 2005 and 2006 ASCA Coach of the Year, an eight-time NCAA Coach of the Year and three-time United States Men's Olympic Team head coach, Reese has led Texas to nine NCAA team titles in his 30 seasons in Austin. After placing 21st at the NCAA Champio... Read more

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Coach Morgan comes to the Clark Swim Club from Rockville Montgomery Swim Club (RMSC) in Rockville, Maryland where she coached the 8 & under ‘minis’ with the Instructional Stroke School, and the 9-10 girls in the Junior II group. Morgan’s coaching style emphasizes the development of important life skills such as goal-setting and good sportsmanship. She takes pride in watching her swimmers become well-rounded athletes who are leaders... Read more

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Brian is the founder, Head Coach and CEO of Osprey Aquatics. Brian is a native of San Jose, grew up swimming locally and was a Junior National qualifier before accepting a swimming scholarship to SDSU. Brian has been coaching for 26 years. He has been the Head Coach of Osprey Aquatics since the fall of 1996. During his career, Brian has worked with swimmers at every level, from cabana swimmers, to beginning age groupers to Far West... Read more

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Coach Markell has been coaching for FCST since 2001. In this time, she has coached all groups from Novice to Masters, and has been helping oversee FCST dryland since 2006. In 2014 she became FCST's full-time Dryland Director. She serves as the Strength and Conditioning Coach for Developmental, Age Group and Senior swimmers. Markell also teaches group fitness classes is the owner of Markell, L.L.C., a Swim Performance company focusi... Read more

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Garrett McCaffrey has been with the Phoenix Swim Club since 2011. He's been named to USA Swimming's National Team Coaching Staff two times. As the producer of FloSwimming.com from 2007-2009 and SwimmingWorld.TV from 2009-2011, Garrett gained unprecedented access to many of the best swimmers and coaches in the world. He covered meets, including the 2008 Olympics in Beijing and the 2009 World Championships in Rome. He is owner and co... Read more

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