Nike Swim Camp at Utah State University Logan, Utah
This summer's Nike Swim Camp in Utah is being hosted at Utah State University, located approximately 90 minutes north of Salt Lake City. Utah State's campus is situated on 500 beautiful acres and is only one mile northeast of downtown Logan, at the mouth of Logan Canyon.
The Nike Swim Camp at Utah State University is designed to help competitive swimmers improve their stroke technique so they can compete at the next level. Upon arrival at camp, campers are placed in groups with other swimmers having similar abilities and goals. 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
- Every camper is eligible to receive merit-based prizes during camp
Meet your coaching staff
Jonas Persson enters his third year serving as an assistant coach for Utah Swimming and Diving.
Persson has competed against the highest levels of international swimming, including the 2008 Olympics in Beijing, where he was a member of the fifth-place 4x100 free relay and finished 11th in the 4x100 medley relay.Read Full Bio
Persson was also a part of the European champion 4x100 free relay in 2008 and the bronze medalist squad in 2010. He also was a finalist at the 2005 World Championships in the 4x100 free relay. He remains a Swedish record-holder and the No. 2 sprint freestyler in the history of Sweden. He won more than 10 national championships in Sweden.
During his collegiate career, Persson set seven school records at the University of Tennessee, where he was an All-American and team captain for the Volunteers.
Persson has a Master of Business Administration, a Master of Science in Sports Studies and a Bachelor of Business Administration from UT and also served as a graduate assistant on the coaching staff of the 2011 Southeastern Conference Coach of the Year, John Trembley. He was an Academic All-American and SEC Academic Honor Roll selection in 2007 and 2008. Persson served a graduate assistant at Tennessee from 2009-2011 and as head coach at Tennessee Aquatics from May to July 2011 where he worked primarily with the sprint group.
Michele Lowry is in her first season as an assistant coach for the University of Utah swimming and diving team.
Lowry was an assistant coach at North Texas for the last three seasons, where she helped the Mean Green rewrite 36 school records books with 14 coming during the 2012-13 campaigns. North Texas captured a second-place finish at the 2013 Sun Belt Conference Swimming and Diving Championships.Read Full Bio
The Hailey, Idaho native Lowry competed for the University of Denver, where she was one of the most accomplished swimmers in the history of the SBC. She qualified for the NCAA Championships as a senior in the 400 IM and the 1650 Freestyle for the Pioneers and was named the SBC's Most Outstanding Female Swimmer in 2008-09.
Lowry still owns Denver school records in the 1650 Freestyle (16:25.85), the 400 IM (4:12.99), the 1000 Freestyle (9:55.80) and as a member of the 800 Free Relay.
Lowry earned a bachelor's degree in management from the University of Denver in 2009, and earned her master's degree in higher education from North Texas in May 2012. She also served as a Student-Athlete Affairs Coordinator at UNT where she was the academic advisor for the men's and women's golf teams during the 2012-13 academic year.
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: Bullen Hall
Air Conditioning: No
Suggested spending money: $40
Medical facility: a certified trainer will be on staff at all times
♦ No AC in dorm - Portable Fan (optional)
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.
Day Campers Schedule
Sample Daily Schedule
- 7:30 am Breakfast (overnighters)
- 8:30 am Day & Ext. Day Campers arrive, stretch
- 9:00 am Opening Comments and Discussion
- 9:30 am Pool Session 1
- Noon Lunch
- 1:00 pm Rest/Supervised Free Time/Camp Activities
- 3:00 pm Pool Session 2
- 4:30 pm Day Campers depart
- 5:00 pm Dinner
- 7:00 pm Pool Session 3 or Evening Activities
- 9:00 pm Extended Day Campers depart
- 10:00 pm Lights out!