Four Olympians teach swimming and water polo in Western Springs, IL!

The Fitter and Faster Swim Tour presented by will be coming to Western Springs, IL on May 30th, 31st and June 1st for two swim clinics and two water polo clinics.  Local swimmers and water polo players will learn from Olympians Jimmy Feigen, Kate Zielger, Merrill Moses and Brenda Villa. 


The clinics will be held at Lyons Township High School South Campus, 2900 S. Willow Springs Road, Western Springs, IL 60558.

May 30th Water Polo: 5:00PM – 9:00PM

May 31st Water Polo: 8:00AM – 12:00PM

May 31st Swimming: 2:00PM – 6:00PM

June 1st Swimming: 8:00AM – 12:00PM



Jimmy Feigen won the silver medal in the 100 freestyle at the 2013 World Championships in Barcelona, Spain.  In the process he triumphed over the reigning Olympic champ. 


Kate Ziegler is a two-time Olympian, former World Record Holder, and twelve-time World Championship medalist.



Merrill Moses is one of the most exciting players in the game today.  He has dozens of national and international medals, and honors including being names NCAA MVP and an Olympic All-Star Team member.  Aside from halting shots and saving games, he is known for his vocal leadership making him one of the greatest assets to Team USA’s roster.


Brenda Villa is a four-time Olympian and the most decorated woman water polo player in the world.  In 2009 she was named Female World Water Polo Player of the decade.  She remains a staple on Team USA’s roster since being added in 1998.



Participants will:

·      Practice drills and improve technique in the water

·      Ask questions during a Q&A open to children and parents

·      Take photos with jimmy, Kate, Merrill, and Brenda and get autographs


This world-class swimmer will be conducing the clinics as part of the Fitter and Faster Swim Tour Presented by (“FFT”). FFT is a national swim clinic tour featuring over 30 of the world’s best swimmers. 


“WOW!  This event is great for every swimmer to attend who is at every swimming level.  The tips that the athletes share are invaluable,” said the parent of a participant of the Fitter and Faster Swim Tour in Erie, PA. In 2013, FFT conducted 113 clinics reaching nearly 10,000 swimmers.


Event Information

May 30th Water Polo Clinic (Ages 14 & Over):

May 31st Water Polo Clinic (Ages 15 & Under):

May 31st Swimming Clinic (Ages 12 & Over):

June 1st Swimming Clinic (Ages 11 & Under):

More information about Merrill Moses:

More information about Brenda Villa:

More information about Jimmy Feigen:

More information about Kate Ziegler:


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