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Alex Pussieldi

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Alexandre Pussieldi is the owner and head coach of Davie Nadadores swim team. He is originally from Brazil where attended University of Rio Grande do Sul (Journalism) and University of Pernambuco (Physical Education).

He was the 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, he moved to United States where has been one of the most active coaches in South Florida including coaching elite open water swimmer Joey Pedraza.

Coaching Career[edit]

  • 1989 to 1995 – Head Coach at Clube Portugues do Recife, Brazil
  • 1996 to 1998 – Head Coach at Duvel Natacao, Brazil
  • 1999 to 2004 – Head Age Group Coach at Fort Lauderdale Swim Team
  • 2002 to present – Head National Coach Kuwait Swim Team
  • 2003 to 2009 – Head Coach at Lauderdale Isles Yacht Club Florida Summer League
  • 2001 to 2005 - Head Coach at St. Thomas Aquinas High School Boys Swimming & Diving Team
  • 2005 to 2007 – Co-Head Coach at St. Thomas Aquinas High School Boys Swimming & Diving Team
  • 2004 to 2008 – Senior Coach at Pine Crest Swim Club
  • 2008 to present – Head Coach Davie Nadadores Swim Club
  • 2010 to present - Head Coach of University School, High School and Middle School Swim Team

Coaching accomplishments[edit]

  • 15 State Titles in Brazil
  • 3 National Club Titles in Brazil
  • 2 times South American Champion with Brazilian National Team
  • 16 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
  • 2 times Olympic Coach

International participation[edit]

  • 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
  • 2009 FINA World Swimming Championship in Rome, Italy
  • 2009 Youth Asian Olympic Games in Singapore
  • 2010 FINA World Short Course Swimming Championship in Dubai, United Arab Emirates
  • 2011 FINA World Swimming Championship in Shanghai, China
  • 2011 Pan American Games in Guadalajara, Mexico
  • 2011 FINA Youth World Swimming Championship in Lima, Peru
  • 2011 Pan Arabic Games in Doha, Catar
  • 2012 South American Swimming Championship in Belem, Brazil
  • 2012 Summer Olympic Games in London, Great Britain

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