Dave Salo is one of the world's most innovative and decorated swim coaches. He has been on Team USA's Olympic staff 3x and was just named Head Coach for SC World Championships in Abu Dhabi.
As the Head Coach of Irvine Novaquatics for 26 years (1990-2006), he coached a few swimmers you might recognize: Aaron Peirsol, Amanda Beard, Michael Cavic, and Jason Lezak.
As the Head Coach of the University of Southern California (2006-2020), he coached superstars like Larsen Jensen, Ous Mellouli, Katinka Hosszu, Jessica Hardy, and Rebecca Soni.
His list of successful athletes is a mile long.
Currently, he is the Head Coach of the Tokyo Frog Kings of the International Swimming League.
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DAVE SALO FULL EPISODE:
00:00 Swimming Sponsors 03:00 Hello Dave Salo 07:45 Head Coach Team USA SC Worlds 10:45 Does USAS need a Head Coach? 13:00 Dave Salo Bio 17:45 Academics 19:45 Peter Daland 22:30 Jon Urbanchek, Long Beach State 24:15 Coaching Philosophy 30:50 Sprint Salo Book 36:50 Experimenting 42:00 Rebecca Soni 49:45 Breaststroke 01:01:30 Adam Peaty 01:05:00 Coaching Women 01:09:45 College Recruiting 01:13:30 Athletes testing positive 01:24:20 XYZ 01:30:00 Swimming fast in practice 01:33:00 Larsen Jensen 01:37:00 Aaron Peirsol 01:43:30 Intl Swimming League 01:46:30 Professionalize swimmers 01:52:40 Cody Simpson 02:00:00 Salo Swim Camp 02:02:00 Coaching the Japanese
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