Safety Training for Swim Coaches

Safety Training for Swim Coaches

This course, offered in a blended learning format, was developed in partnership with USA Swimming to teach those involved in competitive swimming, including coaches, officials and trainers.

Topics include:

  • Responsible coaching

  • Competitive swimming safety

  • Emergency planning and response

  • Common injuries and medical conditions

Course Options:

  • Safety Training for Swim Coaches Blended Learning course involves completing the online learning portion of the course, including the online exam and facility-based, in-water skills session for Lifeguarding/First Aid/CPR/AED

  • “Online Content Only” Challenge is available for coaches currently certified in Lifeguarding/First Aid/CPR/AED or Shallow Water Lifeguarding/First Aid/CPR/AED.  This course involves completing the online learning portion of the course including the online exam.   There is no facility-based, in-water skills session.

  • Safety Training for Swim Coaches Review course is available for coaches who have current certification in American Red Cross Safety Training for Swim Coaches.  This course involves completing the online learning portion of the course, including the online exam and an evaluation of in-water skills.

Contact:  Judy Lemke, Instructor Trainer, WSI