Brad Burget has over 40 years of coaching experience at all levels. Brad started started BBSC in 2010 and is the Head Coach of the Beachwood Bison Swim Club, Beachwood High School and Middle School swim teams. Formerly(13 years) Heach Coach of the New Albany Aquatics Swim Club and New Albany’s assistant High School coach while overseeing the Middle School program.
He spoke at the NISCA National conference. National Interscholastic Swim Coaches Association which is the governing body that recognizes High School coaches, programs and High School All Americans.
The Beachwood High School team has continued to move up in the local and state rankings breaking 25 school records while qualifying 25+ boys and 4 girls the the Div 2 State meet the past 10 years. All events qualified, scored the past three years. Team goal is to be a consistent top 10 school in Ohio.
His club teams have had numerous accomplishments some of which include:
Brad has developed an extensive training program, which is recognized nationally by the swimming community that combines swimming and dryland with an emphasis on core strength, Pilates, Yoga, leg and arm speed (reaction speed). Nutrition, recovery and overall mental and physical health are all emphasized.
Over the years, he had swimmers compete in the Olympic trials, US Nationals,
US Open, Juniors USA and NCSA, OHSAA State Tournament(all levels), USA Sectionals, Zones, and the Age Group State Championships. Brad has coached champions at all levels except Senior Nationals, US Open and the Olympic Trials. He has coached hundreds of High School All Americans, State Champions, Sectionals, Zones, Age-group champs and qualifiers. His teams have won many Ohio High School Sectional, District Championships and a State Runner-up. He was the first swimmer and coach for Pickerington High School as well as starting the first Middle School swim team at the Columbus Academy.
Prior to coaching at New Albany, he coached at the Greater Columbus Swim Team of Ohio, Newark Area Swim Team YMCA, and Novi Bobcats in Michigan. He was the Assistant Coach for The Ohio State University Women’s swim team under Jim Montrella, 1986-87.
Many of his swimmers have extended their careers at the following colleges:
The Ohio State University, Michigan, Wright State, Bowling Green, Ohio University, North Carolina, Davidson, Johns Hopkins, Xavier, Butler, DePauw, Kenyon, Dennison, Toledo, Eastern Michigan, Miami University of Ohio, Cincinnati, Kentucky, Georgetown, Ashland, Wooster, Duke, Princeton, Columbia, Illinois Tech, Yale and many others.
Visit his website http://fasterswimming.com