NISCA Coaches E-News

January 2022

NISCA News January 2022

Welcome to the new year! Now is the time to register for our Conference in Atlanta, and put your Academic All America apps in. See what else is going on in NISCA.

Want to talk to other High School coaches? Don't forget to join the NISCA High School Swim Coaches Exchange Group on Facebook! We'll get through this together.

NISCA National Conference March 23-26, 2022 in Atlanta GA

The NISCA National Conference will once again be held in person, as well as having a virtual option! The dates are March 23-26, 2022 in Atlanta GA in conjunction with the Men's NCAA Swimming and Diving Championships. In-person Conference attendees have the option to purchase tickets to the meet. For the virtual Conference, join us on Zoom for the business meetings and catch the live-stream of the speakers. YOU MUST REGISTER TO BE PART OF THE CONFERENCE. Register today, registration closes on February 21.


More information, hotel info and registration can be found on the NISCA Website under the Conference tab. Sign up today! Registration deadline is February 21, 2022 for either in person or virtual.

NISCA All America News

The NISCA Academic All America Portals are now open!

NISCA Academic All America Awards are for Graduating seniors with a varsity letter that have a minimum GPA of 3.750 on a 4 point scale or 93.7500% of the grade scale your school uses for 7 semesters/11 trimesters. A copy of your transcript is required.


Click here for more rules and information.


NISCA Scholar Team Awards recognizes teams achieving high academic standards. The award is based on the average cumulative GPA of an entire varsity team (single-gender) of 12 or more athletes. The three levels of recognition are:


Bronze Level 3.200 - 3.499

Silver Level 3.500 - 3.749

Gold Level 3.750 - 4.000


Click here for more rules and information


Applications for Fall and Winter seasons are due by March 31st. These applications require signatures of multiple people, and transcripts. Get the apps in today, don't wait!

NISCA News

NISCA Has a New Podcast!

"Between the Lane Lines Podcast" brings you up close and personal with high school and middle school swimming coaches from around the country as well as experts in the sport of swimming! Listen in to Kyle, Kevin, and Jason and their guests chat about the greatest sport on earth!


You can find the podcast here: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/nisca-between-the-lane-lines-podcast/id1595866503. Check out the first 4 episodes, they're great!

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NISCA Membership

Don't forget to keep your contact information up to date, especially your email address. You can edit your membership information here: https://www.be.niscaonline.org/membership/login.aspx?ReturnUrl=/membership/members/editprofilenew.aspx
Renew your Membership!

Click here to renew or get a new NISCA membership

NISCA Business

NISCA Needs Zone Directors!

NISCA is in need of a Zone 1 Director and Zone 3.


Zone 1 includes the states of Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont, Connecticut, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, New Jersey and New York.


Zone 3 includes Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina and Tennessee.


If you coach in one of these states and are looking to get involved by helping to communicate with coaches in your region of the country, please contact NISCA President Tim Sirois at president@niscaonline.org.

NISCA Journal Photo Contest!

NISCA Journal Photo Contest!


Send us interesting full resolution photos of swimmers, meets, practices, special events. Deadline for submission is Feb 1 for the March/April issue. Top 3 photos will be featured IN COLOR on the inside back cover, and the "Best of Show" will receive a softcover copy of "EDDIE REESE: Coaching Swimming, Teaching Life".


All photos submitted must have team/school name and mascot, coach name(s), swimmer names (if needed), venue, date, description of occasion, any other details you wish to provide. Send to journal@niscaonline.org with PHOTO CONTEST in subject line.

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