This week's 5-MINUTE FLASHBACK is with University of California at Berkeley Head Women's Swim Coach, Teri McKeever. In this episode she answers the question, "What is your team's culture?"
McKeever was the first ever female head coach of the U.S. Olympic women's swim team, earning this honor at the 2012 Olympics.
McKeever is under fire from allegations of former and current team members for verbal and emotional abuse.
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McKeever was the first ever female head coach of the U.S. Olympic swim team, earning this honor at the 2012 Olympics. She has served for the past 29 seasons as the head women’s swim coach at the University of California at Berkeley. McKeever has also been a two-time U.S. Olympic team assistant coach, seven-time U.S. World Championships team assistant coach, two-time U.S. Pan Pacs head coach and U.S. World short-course championships head coach. She’s also coached 26 Olympians who have won 36 Olympic medals.
McKeever’s UC teams have won four NCAA titles and she’s been voted Pac-12 Coach of the Year eight times. She has won four Pac-12 team titles and an an unprecedented 11 years in a row of top three finishes at the NCAAs, She has coached six national Swimmers of the Year, including greats like: Natalie Coughlin, Missy Franklin and most recently, Kathleen Baker. Her Golden Bears have captured 65 NCAA individual or relay titles.Support the show
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