Bridger Bell

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Bridger Bell is the creator of Strive Swim and a swimming coach and former competitive swimmer in Texas and at the University of Virginia.

Strive Swim

Strive Swim is a simple, intelligent swim practice development tool used by coaches across America and Australia and included over 2 million practices written on its online/mobile platform.



  • USRPT for the Rest of Us in Swimming Technique Magazine, Nov 2016
  • How Star Wars Reflects a New Era of Swim Coaching, May 2016
  • Teaching Dolphin Kick in Swimming World Magazine, April 2015
  • Teaching Dolphin Kick in SW online video feature

​*Getting Ready to Race in Swimming Technique Magazine, April 2016

Coaching Experience

  • Virginia Swim Camps with Mark Bernardino
  • The Westminster Schools in Atlanta Georgia with Pete Higgins and Jan Allen
  • Head Coach for St. Paul's School in Brooklandville, Maryland
  • Head Coach for SPSG in Brooklandville, Maryland
  • An assistant coach for George Kennedy at Johns Hopkins University
  • Head Coach Donner Swim Club and Columbus North High School in Columbus IN
  • Head Age Group Coach and Assistant National Groups Coach with Dave Kelsheimer at Team Santa Monica

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