Swim coaches in line for level 2 certification

– senior FINA coach conducts clinic

Federation Internation-ale de Natation Amateur (FINA) senior coach Rick Powers is conducting a three-day level two coaching clinic here under the auspices of the Guyana Amateur Swimming Association (GASA).

The clinic which commenced yesterday at the National Resource Centre in Woolford Avenue, aims at improving the quality of swimming and increasing the number of local coaches.

Powers who hails from the United States of America and has coached six swimmers at past Olympics said his objective is to improve the level of coaching in Guyana. He believes that once coaches are equipped with the level two certificate it will afford them better jobs in the sport and they will also improve the quality of swimming in Guyana.

Powers who was a head coach in seven countries and has conducted more than a 100 clinics in 52 countries is on his third visit to Guyana.

He said he was pleased to see so many new faces in the swimming fraternity and he hopes that this influences support,  …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.



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