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Ricky Swift

Looking to continue working on my passion!
Sparks, NV

About

Personable coaching professional with experience in successfully leading teams to superior games and competitions. Committed to teaching others the benefits of practice, conditioning, and strength work. Over twenty years of experience in coaching.

Experience


Assistant Track and Field Coach

Feb 2020 - Mar 2020
Introduced hurdlers to specific training exercises to increase flexibility, strength, and endurance. Applied exercise programs and training strategies, which better individual and team performance. Provided specific instructions on sprinting techniques, block-work, relay work, and hurdle conditioning and technique

Assistant Track and Field Coach (Hurdles/Sprints/Relays)

Sep 2019 - Oct 2019
Helped to establish and encourage proper stretching, warm-ups and conditioning activities to avoid sports injuries. Applied exercise programs and training strategies, which better individual and team performance. Provided specific instructions on sprinting techniques, block work, relay work, and hurdle conditioning and technique.

Volunteer Assistant Track and Field Coach (Hurdles)

Sep 2017 - Mar 2018
Responsible for training men and women hurdlers. Specifically worked on improving the technical mechanics of hurdling. Directed ambitious practices to improve individual performances. Implemented exercise programs and training strategies, which improved individual and team performance

Assistant Track and Field Coach (Sprints/Hurdles/Relays)

Mar 2016 - May 2016
Implemented warm-ups and conditioning program to avoid sports injuries.Helped improve individual and team performances with strategic training programs of which produced conference champions in hurdles and relays.

Head Girls Basketball Coach

Mar 2015 - Mar 2016
Worked vigorously to improve the culture of the girls basketball program. Established and managed a strong calendar of practices and games. Introduced games and drills which helped the student athletes improve fundamentally.

Assistant Track and Field Coach Hurdles and Sprints

Mar 2014 - May 2014
Instrumental in improving the hurdlers and sprinters performance levels. Motivated athletes to become stronger, more agile and more active athletes through effective direction, communication and mentoring. Directed ambitious practice sessions to boost athletic abilities and teamwork

Assistant Varsity Football Coach (Strength and Conditioning/ Defensive Backs)

Aug 2013 - Nov 2013
Improved the overall team conditioning by implementing a rigorous strength and conditioning program that increased the players speed and conditioning. Additionally, helped to improve the team chemistry and attitudes about working hard to achieve maximum results.

Assistant Track and Field Coach

Mar 2012 - May 2014
Instituted a hurdle program that produced conference, regional, and Wisconsin State Finalist in Boys 110H and 300H. Improved the overall program by implementing a strong conditioning and strength program.

Assistant Varsity Football Coach

Aug 2011 - Nov 2011
Instrumental in helping to establish a strong conditioning ans strength program. Provided and instituted drill to improve the conditioning and speed of the players. Provided warm-ups which help to alleviate injuries to players. Readied athletes for tough games by implementing coordinated regimens of practices and physical conditioning .

President

Feb 2009 - Present
Provided opportunity for boys and girls to become involved in sports and pursue healthy and active lifestyles, with exposure and focus on achieving goals.

Head Track and Field Coach

Feb 2006 - Jun 2010
Added to the success of the Fairfield Track program by establishing precise exercise programs for all athletes. Produced several conference, division, section, and California State Qualifiers. Set the school record in the girls 4 X 400 Relay 3:41.59, 4 X 100 Relay 46.58. Both times ranked nationally in 2006. Finish fourth place overall in state.

Head Varsity Girls Basketball Coach

Aug 2005 - May 2010
Provided continued success in the girls basketball program by helping to improve the skill level of all players from freshman, JV, and varsity team members. Stressed consistency and hard work from every player. Won several conference championships, Section Champion and was runner-up for the Northern California State Championship.

Education


Sports and Recreation Management - BA (Cum Laude)
Jan 2017 - Aug 2019

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