Nike Swim Camp at the University of Northern Colorado Greeley, Colorado
Come join Head Swim Coach Kelly McClanahan and her staff this summer for a great week of swim instruction at the Nike Swim Camp at the University of Northern Colorado. Located in beautiful Greeley, 60 miles north of Denver and only 20 minutes from Fort Collins and Loveland, Nike Swim Camps are designed for competitive swimmers to improve their stroke technique so they can compete at the next level.
Campers will train each day in the Butler-Hancock Swimming Pool which is home to the Aqua Bears swimming and diving team. Upon arrival at camp, campers are placed in groups with other swimmers having similar abilities and goals. The camp staff accommodates your needs, keeping in consideration your experience and desire to improve.
Again in 2014 you also have the option to add the Extra Night Starts & Turns Clinic to make your camp experience a 5 night, 6 day camp!
- Stroke technique refinement for competitive swimming
- Low camper to staff ratio and 24 hour supervision
- Personalized above-water stroke/turns analysis DVD available for $15
- Discussion topics: preparing for college, sports nutrition, injury prevention and personal goal setting
- Fun evening social activities
- Every camper receives a Nike Camp T-shirt and Nike Swim Cap
- Every camper is eligible to receive merit-based prizes during camp
This camp 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
Directing the camp is Kelly McClanahan, the Head Swim Coach at UNC. Coach McClanahan joined the Bears from the University of Wyoming, where she was the assistant coach since 2005.Read Full Bio
During her four years with the Bears she led the transition to the Western Athletic Conference (WAC), where the team finished sixth in 2013 in their first year. During the championship, the Aqua Bears broke eight school records and throughout the 2012-13 season posted 37 other top 10 marks in school history.
Throughout her tenure at Northern Colorado, McClanahan has had 29 all-academic all-conference selections, 30 school records set, 212 top 10 performances and 61 top 10 athletes in school history. She has also coached two to NCAA ‘B’ Standard qualifying times and one honorable mention All-American.
McClanahan joined the Bears from the University of Wyoming, where she was an assistant coach from 2005-09. During her four seasons with the Cowboys & Cowgirls, she helped guide the team to 12 school records, 57 all-time top 10 swims, four NCAA ‘B’ Standard qualifying times, one World Trial qualifying time and four US Open/Summer National qualifiers - and that's just the sprint teams.
McClanahan also managed the sprint training for freestyle and long-axis strokes for both the men's and women's teams. In her four seasons, 61 swimmers & divers earned Mountain West All-Conference honors and 27 have been named MWC scholar-athletes in the first two years.
Prior to Wyoming, McClanahan was at the College of Charleston where she spent two years as an assistant swimming coach. At Charleston, McClanahan helped guide the Cougar swimmers to 10 school records. Before coaching at Charleston, she spent the 2002-03 season as head coach for the Robindale Woods Swim Team. Prior to that, she spent time with the Knox Central Swim Team and the Colonial Shores Ridge Raiders.
The Chattanooga, Tenn., native swam for three years at the University of Louisville. While at Louisville, she received academic honors all three years of her career and was a part of the fourth ranked Academic All-America team.
*Starts & Turns Clinic*
Last Day of Camp
Dormitory Accommodations & Roommates
Air Conditioning: No
Suggested spending money: $40
Medical facility: a certified trainer will be on staff at all times