Swimmer’s Ear – Episode 17 – Take Pride

Swimmer's Ear - Podcast with Coach Sarah MacDonald

In this episode Coach Sarah briefly discusses two different scenarios she found herself faced with recently, both of which caused her to think more critically about the ways she takes pride in the coaching profession.

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The Swim Brief – Take Me To the Clinic

Chris DeSantis Coaching

Coach Nico has been all around the US for the second year in a row and we talk about what he’s learned on his trip, but also get in deep with some listener questions about swimming clinics and continuing education.

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Swimmer’s Ear – Episode 13 – Burnout

Swimmer's Ear - Podcast with Coach Sarah MacDonald

In this episode of the Swimmer’s Ear I discuss some research I’ve been doing for my Masters project. How do parents, peers, and coaches impact a swimmer’s engagement in the sport? Whose fault is it when a swimmer quits for good?

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Swimmer’s Ear – Episode 12 – June Syndrome

Swimmer's Ear - Podcast with Coach Sarah MacDonald

It’s June and my swimmers have “June Syndrome”! This doesn’t only happen in June – it also happens in December around the Holidays. In this bonus episode, I solicit advice from fellow coaches as I myself am at a loss of what to do.

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