42 yrs experience, ASCA Level 5, Board Member & Gold Award of Excellence, USA Swimming National & Jr Team coach, has coached 3 Olympians
Dave Gibson, Head Coach/Director of Competitive Swimming Swim Fort Lauderdale/City of Fort Lauderdale, is a certified ASCA (American Swimming Coaches Association) Level 5 Coach with 42 years of coaching experience including Head Coach/General Manager at the Phoenix Swim Club in Arizona; Head Coach/CEO at the Mecklenburg Aquatic Club (SwimMacCarolina) in Charlotte, North Carolina; Head Coach at Fort Wayne Aquatics in Indiana; and Assistant Coach at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. Dave has coached all levels of swimmers from the novice to the world-ranked, including three Olympians (most recently Rickey Berens). In addition, Dave has served as a USA National Team Coach for several international meets. He has received the following accolades during his career: ASCA Gold Medal Coaching Award; Coach of the Year in Arizona, Indiana and North Carolina; and he is an Indiana Swimming Hall of Fame Inductee. Dave is currently an ASCA Board member.