International Swim Coaches Association
Give Your Coaching Career A Competitive Edge.
Our mission is to provide swimming teachers with an exceptional, science-based education, while fostering an international network of professionals who will define the future of swimming. Faster Swimming through Education.
One ISCA’s greatest assets will be the powerful collective voice by which communication and cooperation is of exceptional standards. Let’s work together and make amazing things happen.
ISCA is dedicated to providing science-based education to coaches, helping them to excel in their profession.
ISCA’s top-tier event hosting includes competitions, clinics and conferences.
The ISCA Community includes some of the most innovative coaches, scientists, and entrepreneurs in swimming.
ISCA is there for your coaching career every step of the way.
Continue your professional growth as a coach by joining an elite network of coaches commited to high performance standards and improved training impact.
Get online with ISCA's video portal. Gather, in person at our annual convention.
High Performance Competitions for elite competitive swimmers of all ages.
Build a Pool
When you need more space ISCA has partnered with RenoSys Pools to establish exclusive member discounts. Our goal is to make it possible for any organization to be able to afford a pool.
East Coast Open Water Championships
October 3 & 4, 2020
Join us at this ISCA event as participants from every age group swim a beautiful lake venue in Virginia.
Our supportive partners
ISCA membership includes specialized discounts and perks from industry leaders to help maximize your performance.
Active Network, LLC, is an American multinational corporation headquartered in Dallas, Texas, that provides software as a service for activity and participant management. ACTIVE's management software supports a range of clients including: races, nonprofits, outdoor activities, camps, sports, schools, and universities.
Wayne Goldsmith Coaching
With over 28 years experience working with some of the best coaches, athletes, teams and sporting organizations in the world, WG Coaching offers an unparalleled opportunity to learn what it takes to become the best.
Swim Sport Psychology
mind & Body in Action.
Swim Sport Psychology’s training guides help you tap into your full potential using proven training techniques.
Swim Coaches Idea Exchange Group
Popular and private Facebook Group open only to swim coaches. This group was started by Jeff Allen and others. Resource to share ideas with flowing discussions.
Union Americana De Natacion
UANA is the Amateur Swimming Union of the Americas, a sports organization with the purpose of organizing, supervising and controlling amateur aquatics of Swimming, Diving, Water Polo, Synchronized Swimming, Master and Open Waters.
Thanyapura Resort in Thailand
Thanyapura is a paradise for swimmers and swim teams -- Asia’s only FINA accredited training centre -- offering a complete training experience for swimmers of all ages and skill levels.
If you are looking to sell your home, then HomeLight, a new sponsor with ISCA, has a national network of agents that can help with your property needs.
- HomeLight empowers people to make smarter decisions during one of life’s most important moments: buying or selling their home.
Professional Swimming Workouts
A lot of coaches (myself included) always talk about how they would like to share what they’re doing, get feedback from other coaches and see how other coaches work with their athletes. Yet, only few of us make the efforts or take the time needed to share their experience with another coach. That’s exactly where I hope ProSwimWorkouts will step in and help you share your experiences and knowledge and this with the coach from the team in the next town but also with coaches from all over the world!
The original holed paddles!
"Feel of the water on the hand is vital for an efficient and successful competitive swimming stroke. Our holed paddles do it best!" - Coach Dick HannulaOur holed paddles reduce joint stress while building strength.
Swimming World, powered by the International Swimming Hall of Fame
The May 2020 on-line edition of Swimming World has a Q&A with Virginia Gators Head Coach, Doug Fouder. The full session is available for dowload in the Vault!
Custom swim caps and custom swimwear from the UK. Swimprint has been printing top quality swimming caps for more than thirty years. Swimprint has created thousands of designs for swim clubs, schools, universities and events. All Silicone caps and racing caps are expertly hand printed in the UK and every care is taken to reproduce your logo in up to four colours.
Aquatic Jobs Network
Your number one source to search or advertise your Aquatic Related Employment Opportunities. We’re dedicated to giving you the best service, with a focus on dependability, customer service and uniqueness.
Swim Coach Staffing Solutions
Serving as a head hunter for teams, clubs, schools and coaches in efforts to find the right fit among aquatic professionals.
American Swimcaps offer latex swim caps for events such as triathlons in almost any color. The latex swimming cap has been around since the 1970s. This swim cap is made from top quality latex and is both light weight and super stretchy.
International Sports Timing
IST, a family-owned company, in business since 1992, builds, sells and supports aquatic sports products developed by engineers with input from coaches, swimmers and parents to provide intuitive, easy-to-use swim timing.
Bob Steele and his book, Games, Gimmicks, Challenges for Swimming Coaches
Bob Steele is a friend of ISCA and swim coaches everywhere.
“The experience and knowledge of the coach must always be in advance of the talent of the individual and team. That’s your job to be knowledgeable, ahead.”
Bill Sweetenham Olympic Swim Coach & ISCA Hall of Fame 2016
“ISCA is really focusing on the coaches and the club programs, and trying to develop competitions and educational opportunities for the coaches.”
Mark Schubert Head Coach Mission Viejo Nadadores ISCA Hall Of Fame C/O 2017
“Science is making a huge difference in how we train today compared to how we trained in the past.”
Ricardo DuronBeW and Founder Force Immersion ISCA Board Member
“Sports improve by tying science and good coaching together. That’s what ISCA is all about.”
Doug Fonder, Head Coach Virginia Gators, ISCA President/CEO