Based in Colorado Springs, the Podium Swimming Club focuses on technique, mechanics, and performance based training for swimmers and triathletes alike.

If you're looking to improve your swimming efficiency and ability, look no further. Get customized training specific to your needs and training goals. Whether you're a competitive triathlete, Masters swimmer, or just looking to improve your fitness, the Podium Swimming Club can assist you. There's no "one size fits all" approach - your training and workouts are specific to you. And if you are a competitive athlete, your racing schedule is taken into consideration to ensure that you get the intensity that you need, as well as the recovery that you require, at the critical points of your season.

The Podium Swimming Club meets on Tuesday and Thursday mornings from 6:00 AM - 7:00 AM at the Cheyenne Mountain Aquatics Center located at 1200 Cresta Road in Colorado Springs. Fees are $60 a month. If you're new to the club, join us for a free workout. Drop-in and visiting swimmers are welcome (contact us for details).

Dave Burgess is a USA Swimming Level 3 coach, ASCA Level 3 coach, USA Triathlon Level 2 coach, & a US Masters Level 3 coach.

The Podium Swimming Club is a registered US Masters Swimming club. You must be a US Masters Swimming member to swim with Podium Swimming. More information can be found here: Join USMS

  Contact Dave for more information.

Additional Swim Coaching Services

Recognized as one of the leading swim coaches for triathletes, Dave Burgess works with athletes to develop better stroke mechanics, hone their technique, and increase speed in their swim. Dave has worked with numerous triathletes with great success.

"Dave coached me through my second Ironman where I saw a noticeable change in my swim efficiency and speed. That efficiency transferred over nicely to Xterra triathlons. I am now a top swimmer and age-group competitor in the Xterra series.”
— Amie G. - Xterra Worlds Qualifier; Xterra AG National Champion

Single Session Assessment: $135

This 60-minute, one on one session is for the seasoned triathlete looking to gain that extra competitive edge. This session will include stroke analysis, and hands on drills and sets. Suggested drills, sets, and workouts will be provided for you to incorporate into your training as you build your training plans.

  • One 60 minute one on one training session.

  • Video stroke analysis

  • Suggested drills for stroke remediation.

  • Drills, and workouts to improve efficiency, speed, and endurance.

One Month Improvement Plan: $400

Four 60-minute, one on one, training sessions. Your first session will include individualized stroke analysis to determine what mechanics need to be altered and focused on to ensure the maximum efficiency in your swim stroke moving forward. You’ll also receive weekly training plans and drills to work and focus on between sessions.

  • Four one on one training sessions.

  • Video stroke analysis in first session.

    • Subsequent one on one sessions will focus on stroke remediation

  • Personalized drills, and training plan suggestions.

  • Drills and sets for improved efficiency, speed, and endurance.

Please contact Dave for other customized services

There are no refunds for individual services within 24 hours of scheduled session.