Mission Statement

The JCC Swim Club is committed to motivating young swimmers towards personal success through technical swimming excellence.


Our Values

  • We value Fitness through sport and play.
  • We value Respect for our teammates, competitors, coaches, and parents.
  • We value Fun while participating in competitive swimming, in addition to other sport interests or social activities.
  • We value Excellence of performance both in the pool and in the classroom.


Club Philosophy

Our program is built on the philosophy that young children should be given the opportunity to explore swimming as a competitive sport, be instructed in proper technique, and motivated to their reach their full potential.  We pride ourselves in being that very important “Bridge Program” - One in which young swimmers have chosen to train beyond summer league, yet not quite ready to commit to swimming as a full-time sport.  As an extension of the San Antonio AAAA swim program, our swimmers have access to local introductory swim meets which allow them to seamlessly join the larger AAAA club sites as they age up, to expand their training opportunities.   Our swimmers are competitive.  In the past several years, we have placed numerous swimmers into B, BB, and A Championship Finals, as well as qualified swimmers to compete at the Texas Age Group Championships.  We are proud to be a valued member of the Alamo Area Aquatics Assoc. which was named the 2020 Texas Swimming and Diving Hall of Fame Distinguished Team. 


Head Coach Susan Ingraham 

  • 2008 USMS National Coach of the Year
  • Coaching swimming for 45 years
  • Coaching experience with summer league, age group, high school, and Masters
  • 2021 Inducted into the Texas State Senior Games Hall of Fame
  • 2017 Jesse Coon Legacy Award – South Central Zone Inspiration Recognition
  • 2011 Awarded Outstanding JCC Athletic Department Staff
  • Member in good standing with South Texas/USA Swimming since 2004
  • Currently an active Masters swimmer earning National Top Ten Ranking yearly, as well as holder of several USMS Postal and Pool Relay Records.  Ranked Top Ten in the World for Masters twelve times.
  • Team Captain while swimming for University of Arizona.  An All-American swimmer at the High School, Collegiate, and Masters level.  Qualified for Olympic Trials in 1980.
Assistant Coach Tiitta Elias 
  • U.S Swimming and ASCA member/coach
  • USMS level III certified coach
  • 30+ years of experience as a swimmer, plus Age Group and Masters coach
  • Attended and swam for University of Houston 1989-1992
  • Member of Finnish National Swim Team 1984-1988
  • Represented Finland at European Championship 1985 and World Championships 1986
  • Masters in Exercise Science (Kinesiology

AAAA - JCC Records