Limestone College Swim Camp Gaffney, South Carolina
US Sports Camps and Limestone College are excited to welcome you to the Limestone College Swim Camp. Through elite technique instruction and challenging in-water training, Limestone College's Head Swim Coach, Greg Doyle and his staff will take your performance to the next level.
Limestone College offers a premier campus setting to work on your stroke technique this summer. Nestled in beautiful Gaffney, South Carolina, Limestone College is one of the most beautiful campuses on the east coast. Campers will train daily at the Timken Aquatic Center. The junior Olympic sized pool is home to the Lady Saints and Saints swimming teams and features an 800-square-foot observation balcony, coupled with 2,500 square feet of deck space.
- 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
Meet your coaching staff
Hired on July 1, 2013 as the 10th women’s swimming head coach and fifth men’s head coach in program history, Doyle brings six years of collegiate and club coaching experience to the Saints following an extremely successful four-year career as a collegiate swimmer at Division III State University of New York at Oswego. Most recently he has served as an assistant coach at Division III programs Washington & Lee and SUNY New Paltz.Read Full Bio
As an assistant coach with the W&L swimming program this past season, Doyle was responsible for recruiting national caliber student-athletes, developing swim-related workouts, stroke analysis, meet preparation, fundraising and overseeing the swimming portion of the strength & conditioning program.
During his time with the Generals, the swim program set 14 varsity records and he coached five All-Americans, including a fourth place finish in the men’s 50-yard freestyle at the 2013 NCAA Division III National Championships.
Prior to his time in Lexington, Va., Doyle was an assistant at SUNY New Paltz for the 2011-12 season. While there he handled developing individual student-athlete skills, increasing team performance through workouts, strength training, sprint workouts, stroke analysis and recruiting.
He assisted with bringing in one of the largest classes in program history while also coaching All-American performances in the 100- and 200-yard backstroke at the 2012 NCAA Division III Championships. In his one year as an assistant with the Hawks there were nine record setting performances.
Before beginning his collegiate coaching career he served as an assistant coach for the Kingston Hurricanes Swim Club (Kingston, N.Y.) from 2007-11. While there he coached swimmers from five years old up to age 18, developing specific workouts for each age group.
A two-year captain of the men’s swim team at SUNY Oswego, Doyle was one of the more accomplished student-athletes in Division III swimming as he was a three-time All-American (one Honorable Mention) and qualified for the NCAA Championships from 2006-08. He currently holds a mix of six individual and relay program records and was a three-time State University of New York Athletic Conference (SUNYAC) Outstanding Male Swimmer of the Meet (2006-08).
He was also a four-time All-SUNYAC performer, garnering First-Team honors in his final three seasons after notching Second-Team recognition as a freshman in 2005. Additionally, Doyle was named Oswego’s Outstanding Senior Athlete in 2008, a College Swimming Coaches Association of America (CSCAA) Scholar All-American and Oswego President’s List honoree in 2006 and CollegeSwimming.com National Collegiate Swimmer of the Week for the week of February 14, 2008 after dominating the SUNYAC Championships. He was also named to the SUNYAC All-Academic Team in 2006 and 2008.
Doyle holds a certification in Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR), is a certified American Red Cross Life Guard, First Aid Instructor and possesses life guard training and CPR at the professional rescuer level.
A 2008 graduate of SUNY Oswego, Doyle holds a Bachelor of Arts in Public Justice with a minor in Athletic Coaching. He and his wife, the former Mrs. Stephanie Hotrovich, have one son, Rylan, born in 2013.
Check-in takes place between 1:00pm-2:00pm on Sunday, June 22nd.
Check-out takes place between 11:00am-12:00pm on Thursday, June 26th.
Campers stay 2 per room and are assigned by age and roommate requests. If you don't have a roommate request, you will be placed in a room with someone near your age. It will be a great opportunity to meet someone new! Boys and girls are housed on seperate floors with gender specific counselors on them.
Dorm: Eunice Ford Residence Hall
Linens: Not provided
Suggested spending money: $40
Medical facility: a certified trainer will be on staff at all times
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.
Commuter Camper Schedule
♦ Check-out is immediately after camp concludes with the closing ceremony.
Sample Daily Schedule
- 7:30 AM Breakfast (overnighters)
- 8:50 AM Extended Day Campers arrive, stretch
- 9:00 AM Opening Comments and Discussion
- 9:15 AM Pool Session 1
- Noon Lunch
- 1:00 PM Rest/Supervised Free Time
- 1:30 PM Pool Session 2
- 5:00 PM Dinner
- 6:30 PM Pool Session 3 - Starts, Turns, Relay Races
- 8:30 PM Extended Day Campers depart
- 9:00 PM Supervised free time on dorm
- 10:00 PM Lights Out!