Swim Smooth and World Triathlon renew partnership to enhance global coach education

by Olalla Cernuda on 11 Jun, 2024 11:34
Swim Smooth and World Triathlon renew partnership to enhance global coach education

World Triathlon is pleased to announce the renewal of its partnership with Swim Smooth, extending a fruitful collaboration that began in 2014. This renewed partnership will see Swim Smooth’s innovative coaching resources integrated into the new Swim Smooth GURU platform, aiming to elevate coaching standards in 119 countries.

Since 2014, Swim Smooth has provided World Triathlon with comprehensive written, video, and presentation materials for its sport development coaching courses. The renewed partnership will embed these resources directly into World Triathlon’s coach Education Hub, facilitating a more seamless and effective learning experience for triathlon coaches worldwide. The partnership will launch with a pilot project in Korea before expanding internationally.

Marisol Casado, World Triathlon President and IOC Member, said: “For World Triathlon, we are always thrilled to partner with companies that allow us to continue investing in education and new learning methodologies. We are really proud to modernize our coach education processes through access to Swim Smooth’s patented technology. This partnership marks a significant step forward in enhancing the quality and reach of our coaching programs”.

Paul Newsome, Head Coach and Founder of Swim Smooth, expressed his enthusiasm:
“We are delighted to extend our partnership with the world governing body of triathlon. This collaboration opens access to our patented swimming technology and world-renowned methodology, furthering our mission to improve swimming and triathlon coaching worldwide.”

Jon Allars, Head of Product at Swim Smooth, highlighted the significance of the integration:
“Embedding the Swim Smooth GURU within World Triathlon’s learning infrastructure will profoundly impact their coach mentoring process. This achievement is a testament to the vision, dedication, and hard work of our team of passionate Swim Smooth Coaches who’ve been integral to this development.”

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