The Human Kinetics The Swim Coaching Bible features an all-star, international cast of swimming experts sharing their knowledge on producing the most successful individual athletes and teams in the sport. This book is sure to be a classic—one that swimming coaches reach for again and again.
Dick Hannula is one of the winningest high school and club coaches in the history of swimming. As a swim coach, he racked up the longest high school undefeated streak on record, winning 323 consecutive meets without a loss including 24 consecutive high school swimming state championships. Hannula is a former multiple-term president of the American Swimming Coaches Association and is on the World Swimming Coaches Association board of directors. He is in the American swim coaches' hall of fame and the International Swimming Hall of Fame.
Nort Thornton was the head men's swimming coach at UC Berkeley from 1974-2007 where they consistently finished in the top 10 in the nation. He has coached at two NCAA Championships and was named the NCAA Coach of the Year in 1979 and 1980. An inductee into the International Swimming Hall of Fame, he has coached the U.S. national team at the Olympics and Pan American Games. He has also served the swimming community as the president of the American Swimming Coaches Association.