International Swim Coaches Association

Give Your Coaching Career A Competitive Edge.

Our mission is to provide swimming teachers with an exceptional, science-based education, while fostering an international network of professionals who will define the future of swimming. Faster Swimming through Education.

One ISCA’s greatest assets will be the powerful collective voice by which communication and cooperation is of exceptional standards. Let’s work together and make amazing things happen.


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Continuing Education

ISCA is dedicated to providing science-based education to coaches, helping them to excel in their profession.

National Events

ISCA’s top-tier event hosting includes competitions, clinics and conferences.


Supportive Community

The ISCA Community includes some of the most innovative coaches, scientists, and entrepreneurs in swimming.

ISCA is there for your coaching career every step of the way.

Premium Membership

Continue your professional growth as a coach by joining an elite network of coaches commited to high performance standards and improved training impact.

Continuing Education

Online with our video portal. And in person at our annual convention

Exclusive Events

High Performance Competitions for elite competitive swimmers of all ages.

Build a Pool

When you need more space ISCA has partnered with RenoSys Pools to establish exclusive member discounts. Our goal is to make it possible for any organization to be able to afford a pool.


2020 ISCA Elite Showcase -WEST

February 14-17, 2020

Meet Invitation and Qualifying Times are now available for our Spring events, including the ISCA Elite Showcase -West, ISCA International Junior Cup, and the ISCA Elite Showcase -East.  Please visit the Event Page  

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Just a few of our supportive partnerships

ISCA membership includes specialized discounts and perks from industry leaders to help maximize your performance.

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“The experience and knowledge of the coach must always be in advance of the talent of the individual and team. That’s your job to be knowledgeable, ahead.”

Bill Sweetenham
Olympic Swim Coach & ISCA Hall of Fame 2016
mark schubert isca

“ISCA is really focusing on the coaches and the club programs, and trying to develop competitions and educational opportunities for the coaches.”

Mark Schubert
Head Coach Mission Viejo Nadadores ISCA Hall Of Fame C/O 2017

“Science is making a huge difference in how we train today compared to how we trained in the past.”

Ricardo Duron
BeW and Founder Force Immersion ISCA Board Member
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“Sports improve by tying science and good coaching together. That’s what ISCA is all about.”

Doug Fonder
Head Coach Virginia Gators ISCA President/CEO