Coach Pete

Expert advice for Swimmers, Triathletes, and Coaches

IF YOUR LOOKING FOR A SWIM CAMP….CHECK OUT THE DAVIE NADADORES.

Go to their web site at http://www.davienadadores.com then click on the Davie Nadadores Swim Camp Brochure and Application Form and download …..Here is a rundown of the Coaches

TOMAS VICTORIA

Owner and Director | coachtomas@davienadadores.com

Coach Tomas Victoria was born in Caracas, Venezuela. Graduate from The University of Florida in Physical Education in 1982 , he is married to Carol Victoria and has two daughters Andrea and Daniela , both of his daughters are involved in competitive sports : Andrea was an All American and state MVP in water polo during her High school years with St Thomas Aquinas HS she obtained an athletic scholarship to Colorado State. Daniela was an All American and two time Florida High School state champion in 100 breaststrokes she is a freshman at the University of Florida in swimming.

Coach Tomas was the Head coach of the Venezuelan National team from 1984 to 1995 his swimmers established over 100 National age group records and made the national Team in multiple occasions to events such as Pan American (1991 Cuba-1995 Argentina- 1999 Canada) and World Championships(1994 Rome , Italy -1995 Rio, Brazil) .

He moved to Florida in 1995 looking for new challenges, he established himself as a coach in the Florida Gold Coast with Team Weston Aquatics were he continued his career by placing swimmers in meets such as Pan Am Games, Rio, Brazil 2007, World Championships Melbourne, Australia 2007, World Youth Championships Rio, Brazil 2006 and Monterrey, Mexico 2008, Zone Championships, US Open, Junior National and Senior National Championships qualifiers.

His swimmers have graduated to accept Athletic and Academic scholarships to Institutions such as: Stanford University, Boston University, University of Florida, Florida Atlantic University, and Indian River College.

ALEX PUSSIELDI

Owner and Head Coach | coachalex@davienadadores.com

Coach Alex Pussieldi is originally from Brazil where attended University of Rio Grande do Sul (Journalism) and University of Pernambuco (Physical Education).

Former Junior National Coach of Brazil from 1995 to 1997, and responsible for more then 90 national age group champions in Brazil and several national records. After a very succesfull coaching career in his country, Coach Alex move to United States where has been one of the most active coaches in South Florida.

Coaching Career:
1989 – 1995 – Head Coach at Clube Portugues do Recife, Brazil
1996 – 1998 – Head Coach at Duvel Natacao, Brazil
1999 – 2004 – Head Age Group Coach at Fort Lauderdale Swim Team
2002 to present – Head National Coach Kuwait Swim Team
2003 to present – Head Coach at Lauderdale Isles Yacht Club Florida Summer League
2001 – 2005 – Head Coach at St. Thomas Aquinas High School Boys Swimming & Diving Team
2005 to present – Co-Head Coach at St. Thomas Aquinas High School Boys Swimming & Diving Team
2004 – 2008 – Senior Coach at Pine Crest Swim Club
2008 to present – Head Coach Davie Nadadores Swim Club

Coaching accomplishments:
15 State Titles in Brazil
3 National Club Titles in Brazil
2 times South American Champion with Brazilian National Team
14 times Gulf Champion with Kuwait National Team
5 times Florida High School State Champion with St. Thomas Aquinas High School
4 times South Florida Coach of the Year from Sun Sentinel
3 times South Florida Coach of the Year from Miami Herald
2 times Coach of the Year from Dairy Farmers

International participation:
1995, 1996, 1997 Europe Youth Multinations Swimming Championship
1993, 1995, 1997 South American Junior Championship
2003, 2004 FINA World Cup in New York
2004 World Short Course Championship in Indianapolis
2005 World Championship in Montreal, Canada
2005 FINA World Cup in New York
2006 Asian Games in Doha, Qatar
2006 FINA Youth World Swimming Championship in Rio, Brazil
2007 Pan American Games in Rio, Brazil
2008 FINA Youth World Swimming Championship in Monterrey, Mexico
2008 Summer Olympic Games in Beijing, China

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April 1, 2009 - Posted by | Age Group, Coaches, Masters Swimming, Triathlons

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