#229 Having the right mental attitude with Ron Aitken, Sandpipers of Nevada
February 07, 2022 · By Nathan Tschohl
Ron Aitken is the Head Coach & CEO of the Sandpipers of Nevada. He has been there for nearly 30 years. He put 3 swimmers on USA's Tokyo Olympic team: Katie Grimes (4th in the 800), Bella Sims (Silver on 4x200 Free Relay), and Erica Sullivan (Silver in 1500).
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00:00 Bratter PA, Immigration Law 00:04 Hello Ron Aitken 00:42 Preparing for Olympic Trials 03:00 Going to Compete not to Participate 05:39 Bella Sims 11:10 Destro Swim Towers 11:28 Vasa Trainer 11:58 Katie Grimes 17:30 Sharing Sandpipers 18:30 Recruiting discussions 20:25 Erica Sullivan 25:50 Racing Katie Ledecky 27:05 Coach Celebrating 28:30 Being left off USAS staff 35:52 Swimnerd Live 36:30 4th place 41:20 Sandpipers of Nevada 44:00 Dr. Genadijus Sokolovas 50:15 Sandpiper Staff 53:00 Ron's group 56:05 Superior Swim Timing
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