Stanford Swim Camp Greg Meehan Sessions Stanford, California
Located only 30 minutes south of San Francisco on the beautiful Stanford University campus, the Stanford Swim Camp directed by Greg Meehan is designed to help competitive swimmers from around the world improve their stroke technique.
Campers receive concentrated instruction on all four strokes along with starts and turns at Stanford's Avery Aquatics Center. Upon your arrival, campers are placed in groups with other swimmers that have similiar abilities and goals. Our camp staff will do their best to accommodate your needs, keeping in consideration your experience and desire to improve.
- For competitive swimmers ages 9-18
- Camp focuses on technique and drill instruction covering all four strokes, starts and turns.
- 10:1 camper to staff ratio and 24 hour supervision
- Two daily water sessions; one daily dry-land session (except first and last day)
- Above water videotaping and stroke analysis
- Fun evening activities each night; BBQ for campers and parents followed by a talk with Greg Meehan
- Every camper receives a Nike Camp T-shirt and Nike Swim Cap
- Every camper is eligible to receive merit-based prizes during camp
Campers train daily in the Avery Aquatic Complex, featuring 2 Olympic sized pools and a diving pool with platform. This is one of the most state of the art swimming facilities in the United States and served as the training site for the 2004 and 2008 Olympic teams. Every camper has the opportunity to work with Greg Meehan, as he is on the pool deck during each swim session.
1). This camp is open to any and all entrants. 2). Any athlete who has sufficient preparatory education to be academically eligible to enter college in the fall following the camp date will not be permitted to attend camp. 3). Drugs, alchohol and smoking are strictly prohibited and constitute grounds for immediate dismissal from camp. 4). 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
Greg Meehan was named Stanford head women's swimming coach in August of 2012.
"We are excited to welcome Greg Meehan to the Stanford family as our new women's swimming and diving head coach," Stanford Jaquish and Kenninger Director of Athletics Bernard Muir said. "Greg brings a wealth of experience from his previous coaching stints at Princeton, UCLA, Pacific and most recently at Cal. He has excelled at coaching student-athletes not only in academic settings but also in the highest level of the sport while producing NCAA champions and Olympians."Read Full Bio
Regarded as one of the top assistants in the country, Meehan takes over a Cardinal program that has earned nine national titles and most recently finished fourth at the 2012 NCAA Championships.
No stranger to success on the pool deck, Meehan most recently helped lead the Cal men's swimming and diving program to back-to-back national titles. Meehan, who recently completed his fifth season with the Golden Bears, was promoted to Cal's associate head men's swimming and diving coach last September. In Meehan's four seasons with Cal, the program produced a pair of NCAA championships (2011, 2012) and a runner-up finish in 2010.
Prior to joining Durden's staff in April 2008, Meehan was the head coach for both the men's and women's programs at the University of the Pacific. Meehan coached at Pacific from 2005-08, leading his women's team to a second-place finish in the Big West Conference in 2006-07 and two fourth-place finishes. On the men's side, Meehan led the Tigers to three fourth-place conference finishes. Krzysztof Zoldak earned Big West Swimmer of the Year in 2005, while Ja-Neil Bragg advanced to the NCAA Championships in each of Meehan's three seasons. Bragg also competed in the 2008 U.S. Olympic Trials. Zoldak and Wojciech Bettej both advanced to the NCAA Championships in 2006-07. In all, Meehan's Pacific teams broke 13 school records and three conference records, and seven of his student-athletes qualified for the NCAAs.
At the international level, Meehan served as a manager for the United States team that competed in the 2007 World University Games in Bangkok, Thailand.
Prior to coaching at Pacific, Meehan was the assistant women's coach under Cyndi Gallagher at UCLA from 2001-05, helping the Bruins to a 2003 Pac-10 title and a seventh-place NCAA finish in 2004. A total of 33 All-Americans and 32 school records broken. He specialized in working with the Bruin distance and individual medley corps, in addition to recruiting duties.
Meehan also was assistant women's coach at Princeton from 1999-2001, helping the Tigers to a 17-0 dual meet record and the 2000 and 2001 Ivy League titles. Meehan was the first assistant and later an interim head coach at William & Mary in 1998-99.
In the summer of 2003, Meehan served as assistant coach for the USA Swimming National Distance Camp at the USOC Training Center in Colorado Springs, Colo., mentoring the top young male and female distance swimmers from around the country.
A graduate of Rider University in Lawrenceville, N.J., Meehan earned a degree in mathematics and secondary education. While at Rider, he competed in the 200 backstroke, was a member of several Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference champion relays and was a four-time All-Academic Award recipient.
Tracy Duchac was named assistant coach for the Stanford women's swimming team in September of 2012 after serving the previous season as an assistant at Arizona. Duchac, who earned honorable mention All-America honors as a swimmer at Purdue, helped Arizona to a fifth-place finish at the 2012 NCAA Championships, the program's ninth consecutive NCAA finish in the top five.
Prior to her one-year stint at Arizona, Duchac served as the women's assistant coach at Texas A&M for five seasons. During her tenure at Texas A&M, the women's team posted a program-best five top-10 finishes at the NCAA Championships, including a fourth-place showing in 2008. In 2009, Duchac mentored Texas A&M's first two NCAA individual national champions in Julia Wilkinson and Alia Atkinson.
A 2006 graduate of Purdue, Duchac earned a bachelor's degree in health promotion. Duchac is a former College Swim Coaches Association of America (CSCAA) All-Academic honoree and a three-time Academic All-Big Ten selection.
Kathy Walker spent the last 10 years at the College of Saint Benedict as head coach. Currently she is enjoying her first year as aquatics coordinator and head swimming coach at The American International School of Muscat in the Sultanate of Oman. Additionally since 1999 she has been the Director of the Stanford Swim Camp.
Day Camp Details
Overnight Camp Details
* There is a $100 overnight fee to stay in-between sessions
• Check-in for ALL CAMPERS takes place between 3:00pm-5:00pm on July 2nd
• Extended Day Camp hours: TUE 5PM-9PM, WED-SAT 8AM-8PM, SUN 8AM-11AM
• Check-in for ALL CAMPERS takes place between 3:00pm-5:00pm on July 8th
• Extended Day Camp hours: MON 5PM-9PM, TUE-FRI 8AM-8PM, SAT 8AM-11AM
• Overnight and Ext. Day Campers need to be picked up between 11:00am-Noon on July 7th
Greg Meehan Session II:
• Overnight and Ext. Day Campers need to be picked up between 11:00am-Noon on July 13th
Linens: Not provided
Air Conditioning: No
Key Deposit: Not required. If you lose your key, you will be responsible for a $135 charge.
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.
Sample Daily Schedule
- 7:00 am Breakfast
- 7:30 am Extended Day Campers arrive
- 8:00 am Morning swim session
- 10:30 am Dry Land and Flexibility session
- Noon Lunch, rest and free-time
- 2:00 pm Afternoon swim session
- 5:00 pm Dinner and rest
- 6:30 pm Evening activities, games, camp store
- 8:00 pm Extended Day Campers depart
- 10:00 am Lights out!