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AquaCats Swim Camp
By: Arizona Athletics
Release: June 22, 2004
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DatesSession I: June 2-6, 2002
Session II: June 9-13, 2002
Comments:Intended for year round competitive swimmers
Cost (per week):$450-resident campers
$375-day campers
Location:Hillenbrand Aquatic Center on the University of Arizona campus
Contact:Greg Rhodenbaugh
Phone: (520) 621-8344
Fax: (520) 626-3171
Room and Board:Campers stay in the student dorms located near the aquatic complex. They dine in the university cafeteria facilities. The meals are offered on an all-you-can-eat basis. Wednesday night's dinner will be followed by a fun night of activity instead of the evening swim session.
Transportation:Courtesy shuttles will be provided to and from Tucson International Airport on a limited basis.
Supervision:AquaCats Swim Camp provides 24-hour adult supervision for all campers for the duration of the camp. Any campers who violates University of Arizona Policy will be immediately dismissed from the camp at the camper's expense.
Conditioning:At AquaCats Swim Camp, every swimmer will get to work on their conditioning and receive intensive stroke analysis and instruction.
* Conditioning: Two workout sessions lasting between 1 and 1.5 hours
* Technique: Two sessions - stroke, start and turn mechanics
* Dryland work: Flexibility exercises and calisthenics
* Filming: Each camper's strokes, starts and turns will be recorded; then analyzed from an above-water and underwater angle using our camera equipment
* Other activities: Nutritional and weight training workshops, as well as an Olympic Moment presentation
Equipment needs:Campers should bring his/her own swim gear:
* Suits
* Paddles
* Goggles
* Equipment bag
* Caps
* Pull Buoys

We recommend that each camper bring athletic shoes and casual clothes. Each camper must bring his/her own alarm clock and bed linen or sleeping bag. A pillow and blanket will be provided. Fun Stuff: Campers enjoy the family-like atmosphere of our small camp. Fun on and off campus activities will be planned nightly, including a trip to Gates Pass and Golf 'n Stuff.

Camp Director:Greg Rhodenbaugh, Arizona Assistant Coach (1999-present)
* U.S. National Team staff member
* Masters World Record Holder - 50m Breast
* SWC Coach of the Year 1989
* NCAA All-America Breaststroker
* Captained NCAA 5th ranked SMU team - 1983
* Olympic Festival Champion
Staff:Frank Busch, Arizona Head Coach (1988-present)
* 2000 Pac-10 Men's Coach of the Year
* 2000 Pac-10 Women's Coach of the Year
* 1999 Pan-Pacific Games Head Coach
* 1998 USA Swimming Coach of the Year
* 1998 U.S. Olympic Committee National Coach of the Year
* 1998 World Championships Coach
* 1998 Pac-10 Women's Coach of the Year
* 1997 Pan-Pacific Games Head Coach
* 1993 NCAA Coach of the Year
* 1993 Pac-10 Men's Coach of the Year
* 1991 Pac-10 Women's Coach of the Year
Rick DeMont, Arizona Associate Head Coach (1987-present)
* Former World Record Holder
* 1972 Olympian - United States
* 12-time collegiate All-American
* 1990 inductee to the International Swimming Hall of Fame
* Coached 16 NCAA and USS individual National Champions
* Coached a participant of the 2000 Olympic Games in Sydney
Jeanne Brophy, Arizona Assistant Coach (1996-present)
20-time collegiate All-American
University of Michigan Assistant Coach (1995-1996)

AquaCats Swim Camp Application

Session I (June 2-6) or Session II (June 9-13)
circle one

Camper's Name: _____________________________
Date of Birth: _____________________________
Sex: M or F
Parent or Guardian _____________________________
Home Phone _____________________________
Street Address _____________________________
City _____________________________
State _____________________________
Zip Code _____________________________
Swim Club _____________________________
Coach _____________________________
LSC/USS # _____________________________
Adult T-shirt size _____________________________
Roommate Preference (optional) _____________________________
Best 100-yd Free time _____________________________
Best stroke time _____________________________

I, (parent/guardian)_____________________________,give my permission to AquaCats Swim Camp to have (camper) professionally treated in case of emergency. Signature of parent or guardian

Registration with your check payable to the AquaCats Swim Camp can be sent to:
McKale Memorial Center #210
P.O. Box 210096
Tucson, Arizona

For more information call
Greg Rhodenbaugh
At (520)621-8344 or

Margo Geer P12 WOTY