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Curl-Burke Swim Clinic, AU, Sun eve, 2.12.12
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Curl-Burke Swim Clinic, AU, Sun eve, 2.12.12
POSTED: 2/10/12 3:38 PM

And 2.26.12.

From CB's announcement:

-Geared toward beginner/intermediate swimmers/triathletes,

-Four hours of exceptional instruction in Alignment, Balance & Core Rotation

-Learn drills to show how to properly and efficiently propel yourself through the water.


Lead Instructor: Beth O'Connor Baker
Coaches: Meghan Thiel and/or Buddy Reed
Maximum Participants:
-18 swimmers to ensure an excellent coach/swimmer ratio

WHEN: TWO NIGHTS (must attend both)
- Sunday night, February 12, 2012 from 6:15 pm - 8:15 pm. AND
- Sunday night, February 26, 2012 from 6:15 pm - 8:15 pm.
Cost & Preregistration (preregistration required):
Register and pay online at:
A confirmation will be sent.

REEVES AQUATIC CENTER at The American University
The Reeves Aquatic Center consists of two pools: an eight-lane 25 yard competition pool and a three-lane warm-water teaching pool. Enter through the Jacobs Fitness Center, where you'll sign in on a clinic attendance sheet. From there, go down the adjacent stairs to get to the shower rooms and pools, all located in the Bender Arena/Sports Building Complex. There's convenient, free parking in the attached Sports Center Garage. ( See for a terrific, interactive map of the campus which will help you find the buildings).

Questions & comments? Contact Beth Baker at:

About the Clinicians:

Coach Beth O’Connor Baker: Lead Instructor
Coach Baker is a swimming technician among the most elite swimmers & triathletes in the area. She has coached:
-an NCAA swimming champion, nationally ranked (top 3 in the country) swimmers
-age-group swimmers and Olympic Trials Qualifiers
-multiple winners of regional triathlons.

Coach Baker's drills have been published in the United States Masters Swimming Magazine, Swimmer. At age 40, she broke more than 35 USMS National and World records and was named one of the USMS 'Masters Swimmers of the Year' for 2001. She's a multiple time All-American in triathlon and duathlon.

Meghan Thiel, Coach
Thiel is an Olympic Trials qualifier, four-time American University Swimming MVP, and 2 time Patriot League Swimmer of the Year, multiple event winner at Patriot-League Championships and NCAA Qualifier; triathlete, Current Coach of Curl Burke Swim Club and former Director of the Curl Burke Swim School. He is the daughter of Curt Thiel, instructor in ocean survival skills for the precursor to the Navy SEALS.

Buddy Reed, Coach
He is the Head CUBU Masters Coach at the American University site, swam collegiately for Clemson Univ, top ACC performer."

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