The AAU Aquatics Committee is excited to announce Rich Rogers as the new Swimming Director of Club Development. The goal of this position is to develop new relationships and new opportunities for our current and potential members to grow the overall AAU Swimming program.
Rich has a long history in aquatics. He has a strong track record of designing, implementing and maintaining programs that have a positive impact on the long-term development of successful competitive swimmers. As a coach, Rogers has led the development of multiple large and highly successful swim clubs. “Rich”, as he likes to be known, has also designed, developed and oversaw successful swim schools as well. He brings a lot of experience in every phase of aquatics to the AAU. “ I am excited to be working with the AAU to try to bring the lifelong benefits of swimming to even more members of our society” Rogers continued, ”...I look forward to sharing what I have learned over my lifetime in the sport and help build the sport any way I can”.
Rich has worked successfully with every level of athlete in the sport of swimming. Below are some of his coaching achievements.
The AAU Aquatics Program is excited to have Rich join the Executive Committee; he will bring fresh, new ideas to the Swimming program and with his many connections in the Swimming community, we know that he will have a very positive impact. We look forward to seeing where the AAU Swimming program will go from here. Please welcome Rich to AAU Swimming.
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