Nike Malibu Swim Clinic at Pepperdine University
Come join us in October!
The Nike Malibu Swim Clinic is held on the spectacular campus of Pepperdine University in Malibu near Los Angeles. This renowned Southern California swim camp provides the ideal environment to learn from some of the best coaches in the country. Instruction takes place at the Raleigh Runnels Memorial Pool, an Olympic sized pool overlooking the Pacific Ocean. The camp combines elite-level stroke technique instruction with a fantastic summer camp experience!
The Pepperdine coaching staff will also be hosting the Nike Malibu Swim Camp! This camp is for competitive swimmers and combines elite-level stroke technique instruction with a fantastic summer camp experience! Our staff is committed to helping competitive swimmers improve their stroke technique and to bring out the very best in every swimmer we coach.
The Nike Malibu Swim Camp at Pepperdine University is open to any and all entrants and limited only by number, age and gender. 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.
Camp Director Ellie Monobe
In just her second season as the head coach of the Pepperdine women’s swimming and diving program, Ellie Monobe took the Waves to new heights as they won their first-ever PCSC championship in 2022. She is in her third year as head coach in 2022-23.View Ellie Monobe's Bio & Swim Tips ⟩
Despite coming into a new position in the middle of the COVID-19 pandemic, Monobe had a highly successful first season in 2020-21, leading the Waves to a second-place finish at the PCSC Championships while attaining championship performances in five individual events and four relays.
The squad broke through in 2022 to win the program’s first-ever PCSC title with one individual champion and two relay victories. Seven school records were set during the season. Two divers went to NCAA Zone Qualifying and five swimmers competed at the National Invitational Championship.
Monobe was named PCSC Coach of the Championship Meet in both 2021 and 2022.
Monobe spent the previous four years (2017-20) at UC Santa Barbara under head coach Matt Macedo. She was promoted to associate head coach after her third season. She was responsible for designing training programs and practices, specifically for mid-distance, distance, stroke and IM training groups. She also the recruiting coordinator for both the men’s and women’s programs.
During her UCSB tenure, the Gauchos won Mountain Pacific Sports Federation titles on the men’s side in 2017 and 2018, while the women turned in three second-place finishes. She helped produce a combined total of 42 individual or relay conference champions. The programs set 26 school records during her time there. Two student-athletes qualified for the 2018 NCAA Championships.
Monobe was an assistant coach at UNLV during the 2015-16 season (helping the men tie for 35th place at the NCAA Championships) and at UMass during the 2014-15 season.
She spent the 2013-14 school year as head coach of the Sun Valley Swim Team in Lafayette, Calif., while also serving as a graduate assistant in compliance in San Jose State, where she earned her master’s degree in kinesiology. While at SJSU, she was also the team manager for the Spartan women’s swimming and diving team.
A native of Northern California, Monobe got her start in coaching at her alma mater, California, where she was an undergraduate assistant/volunteer assistant coach in 2011-12 while completing her degree in American studies.
From 2007-11, Monobe was a four-year member of Cal’s women’s swimming team, which won NCAA championships in 2009 and 2011 and a Pacific-10 Conference title in 2009. She was a team captain as a senior and won the program’s Coach’s Award in 2009 and 2011.
Swim Tips by Ellie Monobe:
This fall, Pepperdine is offering a “starts and turns” clinic. This is commonly the best way for age group swimmers to improve their times.
2023 OVERVIEW FALL CLINIC
- Dates: October 21
- Age Group: 10-18
- Gender: Coed
- Camp Type: Day Camp
- Schedule: 2:00pm-5:00pm, Saturday
- Check-In: 1:30pm at Raleigh Runnels Memorial Pool
- Lunch: Lunch is not provided.
- Program: Pepperdine is offering a Starts and Turns clinic. This is commonly the best way for age group swimmers to improve their times.
Raleigh Runnels Memorial Pool
Malibu, CA 90263
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Saturday, October 21st
- Check-in: 1:30pm at Raleigh Runnels Memorial Pool.
- Check-out: 5:00 pm
- Camp hours: 2:00pm-5:00pm
WHAT'S INCLUDED IN THE FEE?
- Instruction: Afternoon training session
- Camp T-shirt & Prizes: Campers will receive a Nike Swim Camps t-shirt and prizes.
INSTRUCTION, EQUIPMENT & FACILITY
- Ratio: 1:10 staff-to-camper ratio
- Groupings: Campers are grouped by age, ability, and experience.
- Equipment Needed: Please bring your water swimsuit, swim cap, googles and towel(s)
- Facility: Raleigh Runnels Memorial Pool
- Medical Protocol: Most camps have an athletic trainer on-site to help with illness or injury. In case of an emergency, campers will be transported to the nearest hospital.
CHECKLIST OF THINGS TO BRING
Below is a suggested list of clothes, equipment, and personal items. US Sports Camps is NOT responsible for lost or stolen articles or money.
- Dryland training Gear (running shoes, t-shirt, athletic shorts, sweatshirt)
- Swim Cap(s)
- Water bottle
- Hat or Visor
- Sandals/flip flops
- Signed Heath & Release forms and waivers (forms completed online do not need to be printed and turned in at camp)
Transportation is not provided. Campers are responsible for getting to and from camp on their own. There is no supervision before or after camp hours so please make arrangements to pick up your child on time.
For information regarding our cancellation policy and all other company policies, please visit USSC Policies.
NIKE SWIM CAMP FAQ
For general questions about our swim camps please see our FAQ page.Show Less See More Camp Details
A detailed info packet containing check in location, health/release forms, emergency contact info, and a list of things to bring will be emailed to all registered campers prior to camp. Our health and release forms do not require a doctor's signature and can be completed online.
Raleigh Runnels Memorial Pool
Site of the 1984 Olympic water polo competition, Pepperdine's Raleigh Runnels Memorial Pool is recognized as a sparkling blue jewel carved amidst the rugged Santa Monica Mountains. The Pepperdine facility has gained prominence and fame as one of the premier aquatic centers, located on one of the most picturesque campuses in the world.
SECURE YOUR SPOT – CAMPS SELL OUT!
Last year over 650 Sports Camps sold out, leaving 7,000+ campers on the waitlist. Due to high demand, early registration for our first-come-first-serve camps is strongly recommended.