Hometown: Mount Vernon, New York
As Senior Director of Healthy Living, Laura provides strategic direction and management of the aquatics and fitness programs at the Rye YMCA. She serves as Head Coach of the A.L.E. summer league swim team in Armonk, NY. In addition, Laura is a private swim instructor/coach, and serves as a Director at Total Immersion weekend workshops. She swam competitively as an age group and high school swimmer, and has continued in adulthood as a Masters Swimmer, and age-group triathlete.
Laura has been coaching and teaching swimming for more than a decade. She has served as a Total Immersion Teaching Professional since 2003. She is known for her patient and enthusiastic style and attention to stroke mechanics. Since becoming a Total Immersion coach, Laura has worked with hundreds of swimmers of all ages and abilities, from the phobic and beginner swimmers, to competitive age-groupers, fitness, Masters Swimmers and triathletes.
In addition to being a certified Total Immersion Senior Coach, Laura holds Level 2 coaching certification with the American Swim Coaches Association (ASCA) and is a USA Swimming Coach. Her credentials include: Water Safety Instructor (American Red Cross), Lifeguard (American Red Cross), CPR for the Professional Rescuer, AED Essentials, Certified Pool Operator (CPO), and Certified Aquatic Manager (YMCA).
Laura focuses her coaching in Westchester County at the Rye YMCA. Her services include youth stroke clinics (all strokes), adult small group classes in freestyle (basic and advanced), an adult endurance swimming practice group, tune-ups for TI Alumni, stroke diagnosis, video analysis, technique demonstrations and lectures.
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|Betsy Owens||08/14/10||01:02:13:05||2 miles||17 (women)||Lake Placid||NY||United States
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