Nike Swim Camp at the University of North Texas Denton, Texas
Be a part of a winning tradition and come join Head Swim Coach, Brendon Brey at the Nike Swim Camp at the University of North Texas. The camp curriculum is designed for competitive swimmers to improve their stroke technique through individual stroke analysis/instruction during multiple pool sessions each day.
Located in the Dallas-Fort Worth area, the University of North Texas and it's first class facilities provide the perfect location to train and improve your technique. Each camper is instructed in small groups with other swimmers of similar skill level by the camp director, coaches, and counselors. Our camp staff will do their best to accommodate your needs, keeping in consideration your experience and desire to improve.
- Stroke technique refinement for competitive swimming
- Low camper to staff ratio and 24 hour supervision
- Small group and individual stroke analysis/instruction
- Fun evening social activities
- Every camper receives a Nike Camp T-shirt and Nike Swim Cap
The Pohl Recreation Center offers an eight-lane pool that serves as the home facility for the Mean Green Swimming and Diving program. The team also uses the adjacent PEB Natatorium, which has the diving well that features two 1-meter and one 3-meter springboards for the North Texas Diving Team, and another six-lane 25-yard pool that is used for training by the swimmers.
The Nike Swim Camp at the University of North Texas is open to any and all entrants. For your safety and benefit, we recommend you have competitive swimming experience (e.g. U.S.S. age group, national qualifiers, high school swimmers, or summer league swimmers) and can swim at least 50 meters in all four competitive strokes: fly, back, breast and freestyle.Meet your coaching staff
Brendon Bray, the sixth head coach in North Texas swimming/diving history, will begin his first season this year after being hired in May of 2013.
Bray comes to North Texas from San Diego State, where he served as the associate head coach for the Aztecs while they achieved a peak dual meet ranking of No. 23 in the country by the College Swim Coaches Association of America. Since his promotion to associate head coach, SDSU compiled a 26-1 dual meet record and became an annual participant at the NCAA Championships. Bray helped coach all 13 individual NCAA championship participants including five honorable All-American performances, which represented both the first individual and relay points scored by SDSU at the national championships.Read Full Bio
In 2007, Bray came to SDSU after the program had finished last in the conference meet five straight years, and in four seasons he helped the team to their first Mountain West Conference championship in 2011, and then repeated the title in 2013. During Bray's tenure, SDSU accounted for the MWC swimmer of the year in three of the last four seasons he coached at SDSU. In total, Bray help SDSU to school records in every single swimming and diving event in his six seasons.
Before SDSU, Bray worked in the Pac-12 conference as men's and women's assistant coach at Washington for 2005-07 after serving as an undergraduate assistant in 2004-05. During his time at Washington, Bray coached several NCAA championship participants and helped recruit the collegeswimming.com's number-one ranked recruit in the country.
Bray also swam three years for Washington and one year at the University of Utah. Bray was a senior national qualifier and Pac-12 championship participant during his time at UW. Bray graduated with a bachelor's degree in economics from Washington in 2005, and earned his masters degree in intercollegiate athletic leadership through the department of education at Washington in 2007. Bray is a native of Reno, Nevada. His wife, Beth, is a practicing dentist.
- 2000-2001: student/athlete at University of Utah
- 2001-2004: student/athlete at University of Washington
- 2005-2007: assistant men's and women's swim coach at University of Washington
- 2007-2011: assistant women's swim coach at San Diego State
- 2011-2013: associate head swim coach at San Diego State
- 2013-present: head coach at University of North Texas
Brittany Sayler begins her first year as the assistant coach for North Texas swimming & diving in 2013.
As an assistant for three years at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Sayler helped rewrite the record books, including several school, league and freshman records. She coached Emily McClellan, Milwaukee's lone NCAA Championships qualifier, who registered Milwaukee's first `A' cut time in 2012 and finished 18th in the 200 breaststroke. In 2013, Sayler oversaw her continued growth in the championship event as she came in 12th and received her second All-American honor.
Complete Stroke Technique Camp (Ages 8-17)
Advanced Stroke Technique Camp (Ages 10-18)
Check-in & Check-out Details
Campers stay 2-per room and are assigned by age and roommate requests. Boys and girls are housed on seperate floors with gender specific counselors on them.
Linens: Not provided
Air Conditioning: Yes
Suggested spending money: $40
Medical facility: a certified trainer will be on staff during each pool session
♦ Dorm has AC - No fan needed
Campers are supervised 24 hours a day. The staff live in the dormitories with the campers and participate in evening activities. Drugs, alcohol and tobacco are strictly prohibited, and constitute, along with general misconduct, grounds for dismissal from camp without a refund.
Norval Pohl Student Recreation Center
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