GREENVILLE, SC Sept. 19, 2012 – The Greenville Splash Masters head coach received national attention at the U.S. Masters Swim national convention last week.
Leslie Scott, who coaches at the YMCA of Greenville received theKerry O’Brien Coaches Award at the U.S. Masters Swim convention in Greenboro, N.C. The Kerry O’Brien Coaches Award recognizes programs growing programs across the country.
Leslie puts the personal touch in the program that goes well beyond going out on the deck and posting a workout on the boad,” said Carolyn Moore, who a Y Splash Masters coach at the GHS Family Y. “She embodies what the Y is all about in providing a safe place for members to feel good about themselves and challenge themselves.”
The Greenville Splash Masters meets at the Caine Halter Family Y in downtown Greenville and the GHS Family Y in Simpsonville. It is one of more than 700 U.S. Masters Swim programs.
YMCA Splash Masters is a competitive adult swimming program for anyone 18 years old or older of any swimming skill level. Members get expert coaching on swim training techniques, stroke mechanics, and fitness goal-setting.
U.S. Masters Swimming was founded in 1970 and is a membership-operated governing body that promotes health, wellness, fitness, and competition for adults through swimming by partnering with more than 1,500 adult swim programs across the country.
The YMCA of Greenville is a non-profit community service organization in Greenville, SC. Following the example of Christ, the YMCA of Greenville, builds healthy spirit, mind and body for all by focusing on youth development, healthy living, and social responsibility. Begun in 1876, the Y serves more than 60,000 people annually through programs that include Afterschool and Day Camp, Aquatics, Youth and Adult Sports, and Health and Wellness. Programs are offered through five family branches across the Greenville County, plus Y Camp Greenville, Judson Community Center, one outreach facility and Hollingsworth Outdoor Center. The Y is also home to the SC Youth in Government program. For more information about the YMCA of Greenville, visit www.ymcagreenville.org, or call 864-242-1111.