Shields is an American butterfly and freestyle specialist with the world's best underwaters hailing from Huntington Beach, California. Shields collegiately and professionally swam at the University of California, Berkeley and currently holds the American record in the 50-meter butterfly, the 100-meter butterfly, and the 200-meter butterfly (all short course).
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Before his time in Gainesville, Jungbluth spent seven seasons (2003-10) as the head coach at Colgate, where he led the Raiders to the top of the Patriot League. His women's squads won the league title in two of his last three seasons in Hamilton, N.Y, while every swimmer he recruited into the program achieved at least one personal-best time during the course of their career. Jungbluth also directed Total Performance Competitive Stroke Camps and Elite Sprint Camps at Colgate.
Coach Steen is the founder of Total Performance Swim Camps and the legendary head swimming coach emeritus at Kenyon College. During his 37-year career, Kenyon Swimming became the most successful collegiate sports program in the country in any division. The Lord's won 31 consecutive NCAA Division III Championships while the Ladies won 23 titles under his tutelage. Over his career, Coach Steen developed over 150 NCAA Champions and over 330 All-Americans. He also coached several Olympians, numerous Olympic Trial qualifiers, Division I All-Americans, and was voted NCAA Division III Coach-of-the-year thirteen times.
Coach Steen is considered one of the most innovative and imaginative coaches in the country. In 1980, he applied his innovative ideas and formula for success into a competitive swim camp program that has seen over 10,000 participants from over 40 states and even 5 countries! Coach Steen will bring his expertise to coach alongside Coach and Camp Director, Dan Gelderloos, for the 2015 Competitive Stroke Camp at Calvin College.
The Headliner for the 2024 ELITE FLY/BACK Underwater camp will be US Olympic Gold Medalist, Tom Shields.
Tom Shields is a 2x Olympian, 2x Olympic champion, 3x world champion, and 2x Pan American champion in competitive swimming.
2024 Headliner for Elite Distance
Coach Book is the Lords and Ladies Alumni Head Coach, Owls Swimming and Diving teams at Kenyon College. At the conclusion of his first season coaching both the Lords and Ladies programs, Jess Book was voted the 2013 NCAA Men’s Coach of the Year and the 2013 NCAA Women’s Coach of the Year for their inspiring performances at Nationals. In doing so, he became the first Division III coach to earn both awards in the same season since the NCAA combined the men’s and women’s championship meets. The NCAA team title was a first for Book, as a head coach, and was the record-setting 32nd for the Lords program. The men's team has continued to claim the first place podium at NCAAS in the 2014 and 2015 seasons.
On the women’s side, Book was hired as head coach of the Ladies beginning with the 2010-11 season. At the national level, he directed the Kenyon women to back-to-back fourth-place finishes in his first two seasons. In 2013, however, the Ladies took the NCAA by storm, setting over a dozen College records and claiming the runner-up spot in the team standings. Two Kenyon swimmers, a diver, and two relay teams claimed event titles during that 2013 championship meet. At the end of the 2012-13 season, Book had three swimmers earn NCAA Postgraduate Scholarships and two named to the Capital One Academic All-America Team. A total of 28 Kenyon male and female swimmers were named to CSCAA All-America teams. 2019 Coach Book was again voted NCAA Women’s Coach of the Year for their second place finish at the NCAA Championships.
Prior to taking the head coaching position at Kenyon, Book was the assistant men's coach at The Ohio State University from 2008 to 2010. During his tenure with OSU, Book helped the Buckeyes improve from fifth place to first place at the Big Ten Championships and from twenty-first place to ninth place at NCAA Championship meet.