Eddie Reese & Carol Capitani

Get ready for a unique talk from Texas men's coach Eddie Reese and women's coach Carol Capitani.  The pair will offer a discussion into each other's team's success.  What do they see in each other?  What have they learned from each other?  Their talk will provide a truly unique look into two highly successful programs.  

Dennis Pursley & Jonty Skinner

Alabama's Dennis Pursley & Jonty Skinner will offer an inside look at the revitalization in provide a unique look into how they have shaped the Crimson Tide in their return.  Pursley will speak at the CSCAA Coaches Academy and both will speak at the Regular Convention.  You will learn how they led 'Bama to their first win over Auburn in twenty-one years and how they molded Junior national in-state recruit into the nation's fastest 100 freestyler.


Craig Wortmann

Founder and CEO of Sales Engine, Wortmann has been a professional salesperson for 20 years. His recent book, What’s Your Story? looks at how leadersuse stories to connect, inspire and overachieve.  He designed and developed a course called Entrepreneurial Selling for the University of Chicago’s Booth School of Busines and currently teaches at Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University.  He will talk about how to tell your story to recruits, alumni and decision makers.


Steve Bultman

A cursory glimpse of the NCAA Top Times list will show what coaches know - that Steve Bultman has built the deepest and fastest stable of breaststokers in the country.  An American Swim Coaches Association Hall of Fame inductee, Bultman first became known for his influence on Georgia's Kristy Kowal and since then has had the Aggies among the nation's best.


Tim Selgo & Robert Bonn

What do Athletic Directors expect of swimming and diving?  Find out from two of the best.  Selgo led Grand Valley to fourteen top-two finishes in the NACDA Directors' Cup.  He will provide an informative and entertaining how-to that will help you connect with your department achieve competitive greatness.  Bonn has added seven sports and built a nearly $5 Million endowment for them at Carthage. He has a unique view of separate programs and will explain how you can add resources and value to your program.


Russell Mark

One of convention's all-time favorites, Russell Mark returns to the CSCAA Convention to discuss the  Butterfly Revolution he is leading at USA Swimming


Peter Linn

Anyone who knows Eastern Michigan knows Peter Linn can coach. Perhaps more remarkable is that he has enjoyed thirty years of success at Eastern Michigan without the benefit of a full staff.  Learn how Coach Linn not only identifies and manages his assistants, but also grooms them for success when they move on.

Dave Salo & Bob Groseth

Bob Groseth returns to the Northwestern pool deck along with USC's Dave Salo to discuss. . . actually, we're letting them discuss whatever these they want to talk about.  Whatever the topic you won't want to miss this pair of wise and entertaining legends. 

Abby Steketee

Think the recruitment process ends when your team arrives on campus?  Think again.  Generation Z expects loyalty and if coaches don't cultivate the them, they move on easily.  Northwestern's Abby Steketee discusses her what she's doing to connect with this post-millennial generation.

Todd Peters

What could your program do with an extra $5,000.  How about $10,000?  How about $50,000?  See how Todd Peters has built a lessons dynasty that has fueled his budget, funded assistants and even has his athletic director pitching a new pool on his behalf.  


Dr. Nicole LaVoi

Dr. LaVoi is the Co-Director of the Tucker Center for Research on Girls & Women in Sport, and the co-founder of the Minnesota Youth Sport Research Consortium. As a public scholar she speaks frequently to sport stakeholders around the globe and serves on national advisory boards for the Women’s Sport Foundation, espnW and the Alliance of Women Coaches.  Tags: Professional Development for Women

Becky Burleigh & Celia Slater

True North Sports founder Celia Slater and University of Florida head women's soccer coach Becky Burleigh have been mainstays of the CSCAA Coach Academy.  This year the duo will present at Wednesday's Professional Development for Women sessio

Dan Tudor

Always one of our most highly-rated speakers, Dan Tudor, the recruiting guru returns to give coaches the latest insights into what works, what doesn't and what you should experiment with to land that next recruit.


Steve Krojniewski

The Prana Yoga master is back due to popular demand.  Learn what Krojo does with the Fighting Irish and how you can apply it to your team.

Katie Knappenberger

Knappenberger brings a unique combination of academic research to practical application as Northwestern Sports Dietician. Her mission is to empower athletes to use food to fuel athletic and academic success and is responsible for team and staff education, meal planning, individual nutrition counseling and food and supplement security.

Kevin Kinel & Bob Kallay

The phrase "big data" seems to be everywhere nowadays, but how can it be applied to swimming?  Chesterton High School Coach Kevin Kinel has won 41 sectional titles, produced 51 IHSAA state champions, and produced six NFHS high school records.  Brothers Bob and Brian Kallay are experts in the area of financial trading software (where data collection and representation are critical).  Together they will show you how you can simplify and make sense of race analysis.


Cindy Dell, Tony Young & Alexis Keto

What do recruits want to hear?  How can working with your LSC strengthen your program?  Three of the best offer their perspective on what you need to know