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The Year-Round Program

The Baylor Swim Club offers the finest year-round USA Swimming age group and senior swimming programs in the Greater Chattanooga area. We have created a program that caters to swimmers of all ages and abilities. In addition to ensuring proper technique and conditioning, our program’s emphasis on the development of self-esteem, sportsmanship, and teamwork prepares the swimmer for success in both sport and life.

Year-round swimmers at Baylor Swim Club are encouraged to participate in swim meets, which are held about once a month. Most competitions for young swimmers are held locally. There are no benchwarmers! Baylor coaches believe that every swimmer should get a chance to compete and strive for excellence.

And it’s fun! Lifelong friendships are developed through Baylor Swim Club practice groups, swim meets, and team building activities. Baylor’s flexible practice schedule allows swimmers to enjoy and participate in other sports, school and family activities.

Don’t wait: online registration opens August 6th (August 22nd for new swimmers). Read through the registration information in the right sidebar, then click on the link below to start your registration, so you can be sure your swimmer has this incredible opportunity!

Baylor Recognized as USA Swimming Silver Medal Club of Excellence for 10th Time in Club History

What exciting news! The Baylor Swim Club has been awarded by United States Swimming the distinction of being a nationally ranked Silver Medal swim club in the USA Swimming Club of Excellence program for the 2019 swimming season!

What exactly does this mean? This means that Baylor Swim Club is recognized as one of the top clubs in the country based on organizational professionalism and athletic performance. To qualify for this award, Baylor had to submit an extensive report to United States Swimming, documenting club professionalism as well as both national and world-class performance.

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New Swimmer Evaluations

Baylor Swim Club is open to all residents of the Greater Chattanooga area and can join at any time during the year.  All new swimmers will be required to attend the evaluation placement either Tuesday or Wednesday (August 20 or 21) from 5:00-6:00 PM at the Baylor School Natatorium to determine proper practice group placement. Swimmers will be evaluated based on skill level, stroke development, and age. Anyone not attending the evaluations will be placed in the lowest group until coaches have had enough practices to evaluate which group they are best suited for.

All new swimmers joining the club after August 29th who have no previous competitive swimming experience with our club may be evaluated on the following dates: October 21, December 16, and February 18. All evaluations will be held at the Baylor School Natatorium at 5:30 PM. Please email if you plan on attending a session. If you have any further questions please email Laura Pitman or call the Baylor Swimming office at 423-267-8506 x267.

Make a Splash with Baylor Swim Club

  • The Greater Chattanooga Area’s most professional, accomplished, experienced, and successful coaching staff.
  • Baylor Swim Club is open to all residents of the greater Chattanooga and surrounding areas.
  • Correct stroke techniques taught at all levels.
  • Self-discipline, time management, teamwork, and goal-setting stressed.
  • Conditioning benefits other sports.
  • NO benchwarmers! Everyone can compete.
  • Flexible practice schedules.
  • Outstanding Practice Facilities

Meet the Coaching Staff

Baylor Swim Club’s nationally recognized, full-time, professional coaching staff provides personal attention and consistency in training, encouraging swimmers of all ages and skill levels to fully develop their talents and abilities.

Learn more about our coaching staff here.

Accomplishments

  • Baylor Swim Club ranks as a Silver Medal or Bronze Medal team in the USA Swimming Club Excellence Program for the last 14 years
  • Baylor Swim Club Produced Five USA National Junior Team Members
  • Baylor Swim Club had 5 swimmers compete at the FINA World Junior Championships in 2011, 2 compete in the World University Games in 2013, 1 compete in the FINA World Championships in 2013, 3 compete at the FINA World Championships in 2015, 3 compete at the 2017 World Junior Swimming Championships, and 1 will compete at the 2019 World Championships
  • Head Coach Dan Flack was named as a Coach of the United States Swimming National Junior team in 2011 Assistant World Junior Team Coach Peru, 2013 Assistant Coach National Junior Team Camp Colorado Springs , 2017 World Junior Team Assistant Coach – Indianapolis, and 2018 Junior Pan Pac Head Coach – Fiji
  • Coach Flack was also named Southeastern Swimming LSC  Coach of the Year in 2007 & 2013,
  • Coach Flack is a member of the United States Swimming National Team Coaches Staff – the only coach of an Independent School to currently earn this honor
  • Baylor Swim Club has 3 current members qualified for the 2020 Olympic Trials and 1 former member qualified
  • Baylor School wins combined state title for the 14th year in a row
  • Baylor Swim Club 7th at NCSA  Junior Nationals – 9th national top 15 finish in the last 12 years – had 18 senior group athletes qualified for 2019
  • Baylor Swim Club had six athletes qualify for the 2012 US Olympic Team Trials, and had five alums and current members compete at the 2016 Olympic Trials
  • Baylor Swim Club has had 48 USA Swimming Scholastic All Americans, 32 different members over the last eight years
  • 6 National Age Group Relay Records, 2 Individual National Age Group Records
  • 6 athletes were Junior National Champions covering 12 different events
  • 64 Southeastern Swimming Records in the last 14 years

Baylor Swim Club Partners with the Hamilton Family YMCA

For the 2019-2020 season the Baylor Swim Club will once again offer practices for both Developmental and AG practice groups at the Hamilton YMCA. See all the registration information above for the practice schedule at the Hamilton YMCA.  Coach Corinne Priest will enter her second year as the Site Director at the Hamilton YMCA.

Head Coach / Director of Competitive Swimming, Dan Flack is thrilled to continue the partnership between the Baylor Swim Club and the Hamilton Family YMCA.

“The Baylor Swim Club is delighted to partner with the Hamilton County YMCA in an effort to provide more swimming opportunities to a broader range of children in the Tennessee Valley area.” said Baylor Swim Club Program Director Dan Flack. “This is a natural extension of the Baylor Swim Club’s mission to serve the swimming community at a grass roots level.”

State of the Art Facilities

The Baylor Swim Club’s home pool is the Baylor School Natatorium. This multi-million dollar facility is state of the art, and one of the best in aquatic centers in the country.

The indoor pool features 22 short course yard lanes by ten 50 meter long course lanes equipped with two moveable bulkheads.

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