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TISCA Coaches Clinic 2021

The TISCA Clinic Will be back in-person for 2021

After a virtual clinic last year we're looking forward to seeing everyone in person again. The date is set for September 16-19 in Austin. Hotel info coming soon.

As with everything the last couple of years, the clinic has faced some challenges and is getting a little bit of a late start this year. FEMA has been renting out the Doubletree North, where we usually have the clinic, for office space during the Covid pandemic. They decided to extended their stay to October which put us out of a host hotel for this year. Fortunately, we found a couple of good options to be a temporary host for this year that we'll be finalizing soon. As soon as that is complete we'll have a hotel reservations link as well as registration info.

If you have any input on what you would like to see or if you would like to host a talk/roundtable, you can email me at [email protected].

 

We’ve very excited to have the date/location set for the 2021 TISCA clinic. After a virtual clinic last year we’ll all get to see each other in person again on September 16-19 at the Hilton Airport Austin.

 

Link to 2021 TISCA Clinic program/Schedule here

 

HOTEL

Our hotel block is sold out. A limited amount of rooms were added at the rate of $179 but once they are sold out there are no more. Link to the hotel reservation page can be found here. If discount rooms are available they will show up at the discount rate.

Parking is not included in room rate but TISCA hotel guests get 50% off the normal daily parking rate of $14 per day. For those flying into Austin, the hotel offers free shuttle service to/from the Austin-Bergstrom Airport.  Also, note that the host hotel has changed from previous years so make sure you go to the correct Hotel. The Hilton Airport Austin is located at 9515 Hotel Dr, Austin, TX 78719. 

 

REGISTRATION

The price for the clinic is $165. Online registration is now closed. To register for the clinic please come by the registration table during the clinic. Registration will be open Friday 1:00-5:30 and Saturday 8:00-12:00 & 1:30-2:30. 

 

SPEAKERS

Swimming:

Keynote Swimming Speaker: Carol Capitani

Mike Robinson - Kingwood High School

Melissa Howard  - Frisco ISD

Patrick Henry - Belton ISD (retired)

Richard Campanaro - Trinity High School

Dakota Tefertiller -Lubbock ISD

Cody Huckabay - Mansfield ISD

 

Diving: 

Donn Boyd

Kari Brothers

 

Water Polo:

Guy Baker - Head coach of the United States Women's National water polo team in 2000 (silver), 2004 (Bronze) & 2008 (Silver). Led UCLA to national championships in both men's (x4) and women's (x3). In 2014 inducted as a member of USA Water polo Hall of Fame.

 

SCHEDULE
*Subject to change
 

THURSDAY 9/16/21
7:00-10:00 Executive Board Meeting - Del Valle/downstairs or Redbud/upstairs
 
FRIDAY 9/17/21
8:00 Theron Pickle Endowment Golf Tournament - Riverside Golf Course
1:00/5:30 Clinic Registration and Check in - Prefunction
2:00 Procedural Seminar (Waldmann/Jedow) - Bergstrom
2:00 Water Polo General Meeting/TASO Referee Recruitment "What does it take to officiate?" - Chennault
3:00 Region Reps (Jedow) - Bergstrom
4:00 Cody Huckabay - Training Middle Distance - Bergstrom
4:00 Water Polo Talk: Guy Baker - Chennault
5:00 Q & A with the Coaches Of The Year - Bergstrom
6:00 Friday Night Clinic Social - Poolside or Hotel Lobby
 
SATURDAY 9/18/21
7:00 Past President's Breakfast
7:00 Prayer Meeting - Bergstrom
8:00/12:00 Clinic Registration and Check in - Prefunction
8:00 General Meeting (TISCA Board) - Bergstrom
8:30 Officials/UIL Report - Bergstrom
9:00 Patrick Henry - What Training Through COVID Taught Us - Bergstrom
9:00 UIL Speaker (A.J. Martinez) - Chennault
10:00 Dakota Tefertiller - Drills to Improve Skills - Bergstrom
10:00 Building an Aquatics Program: Water Polo/Diving/Swimming: How to make it all work - Chennault

10:00 Diving General Meeting - Del Valle
11:00 Richard Campanero - Developing a Team Without a Feeder Program - Bergstrom
11:00 Water Polo Talk: Starting a WP Program? What you need! - Chennault
11:00 Diving Talk: Donn Boyd - Judging Diving/The Importance of Recruiting and Educating. - Del Valle
12:00/1:30 Awards Luncheon - Bergstrom
1:30-2:30 Clinic Registration and Check in - Prefunction
1:30 Carol Capitani: Training the I.M. - Bergstrom
1:30 Water Polo Talk : Guy Baker - Chennault
1:30 Diving Talk: Kari Brothers - Surviving Diving as a Swim Coach - Del Valle
2:30 Mike Robinson~ Training Sprinters from Different Perspectives - Bergstrom
2:30 Diving: Dive feedback panel  - Del Valle
3:30 Melissa Howard - Goal Setting - Bergstrom
3:30 Water Polo Q&A - Chennault
4:30 New Coaches Meeting - Bergsrom
5:30 Saturday Social - Poolside or Hotel Lobby
 
SUNDAY 9/19/21 9:00 Co​aches Workout CO~OP/Workout Sharing Roundtable - Bergstrum


 

 

For more information or questions contact Michael Perez at [email protected] or call 281-376-4460.


Sign up now for the TISCA coaches clinic. Lots of great speakers lined up. And even though, you can't be there in person, there will still be lots of interaction with the speakers during the conference. Register now at https://tisca.coachesclinic.com

Join over 300 of your fellow high school swim coaches for the 35th Texas

Interscholastic Coaches Association Clinic!

Learn from the best in college and high school swimming, techniques that work and can help you become a more knowledgeable and successful coach. Whether you are new to coaching or have years of experience, you'll have 3 days of talks on Swimming, Diving and Water Polo and learn what has worked to train swimmers from the high school level all the way up to Olympic medalists.

The 2020 TISCA Clinic will be held on September 17-20, 2020 at the Double Tree Austin North Hotel.

REGISTRATION
Registration includes admittance to all talks at the clinic, The Speedo Awards Luncheon on Saturday, two socials (where there's a good chance you'll walk away with raffle prizes!) and continental breakfasts on Friday, Saturday and Sunday. All participants will have access to the vendor area which will include all the major swim brands. There, coaches can see the latest technology to improve their swimmer's technique and see what swimwear will be available for the season. (Please note that The Theron Pickle Endowment Golf Tournament is separate from the clinic and is not included in the registration fee. Also, TISCA membership dues are not included in your registration fee (see below)

Registration for the 2020 TISCA Coaches Clinic is $158. Save money by getting your registration in before September 8th, 2018 to receive the special early bird registration price of $122.00.

In-Person Registration

If you are paying for the clinic when you get there or are waiting for your district to pay - please fill out the clinic registration form so we can have your badge ready and have a better head count for food for the luncheon, socials, etc. Please note on the registration form if a check or PO is being sent or if you will pay in person at the clinic. If you are still waiting for a check/PO when you arrive at the clinic, some form of temporary payment will be required before you can receive your badge to attend events.

HOTEL RESERVATIONS
A block of rooms are reserved at the Doubletree Austin Hotel with a special room rate of $143.00 for a single/double room per night. These rooms will be held until August 18th or until the group block is sold out. Reservations can be made online here or call 800-347-0330 and use reference code "TIS" The address for the hotel is 6505 N. Interstate 35 Austin, Texas 78752

TISCA DUES
TISCA membership dues are separate from the clinic registration fee. Do not send TISCA dues with clinic fees. TISCA membership dues can be paid online at: www.tiscaonline.org. Although we encourage you to become a member of TISCA, you do not have to be a member of TISCA to attend the clinic. TISCA members can attend the board meeting on Thursday and have the ability to vote for board members.

ADDITIONAL LUNCHEON GUEST
Saturday’s Awards Luncheon is included in the registration but If you have additional guests joining you for the luncheon, meal tickets will be available at the clinic registration table.

CANCELLATIONS
Please note that there are no refunds for any reason unless the clinic is canceled.

VENDORS
Vendors will be on hand to show swimsuits, equipment, and other items that can help your program. Vendors help support the clinic so please stop by their booths to see what is available. Prices and more information on becoming a vendor coming soon. Please note that clinic attendees may not sell or market products at the convention without a reserved booth in the exhibit hall.

GOLF TOURNAMENT
Theron Pickle Endowment Golf Tournament generally takes place the Friday morning of the TISCA clinic. This is separate from the clinic. For more information about registering for the tournament go to www.tiscaonline.org Money raised goes to the Theron Pickle Endowment which awards scholarships to four high school swimmers/divers/water polo players each year.

STILL HAVE QUESTIONS ABOUT THE CLINIC?
If you need anything related to the clinic you can contact the clinic director, Michael Perez at 281-376-4460 or email [email protected]