Tag Archives: Mike Bottom

Sports’ Hidden Gift: Turning Adversity into Triumph


Last week I was rummaging through my closet and came across an object of great personal significance, my old swim bag. Quickly emptying the contents of the bag onto my bedroom floor I was comforted as the familiar scent of chlorine began to fill my room. Dusting off my old […]

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Three Style Freestyle


Learn about the Three Style Freestyle. This is the foundation of Mike Bottom’s success as a swim coach. Coach Bottom was named the NCAA coach of the year in 2013!

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$1,000 Matching Challenge Complete! Anthony Ervin’s World Cup Tour Brought to you by Athlete Approved and PacePal


On behalf of Athlete Approved and PacePal, we would like to thank all of the matching contributors that helped us raise a total of $2,000 for Anthony Ervin’s World Cup Tour 2012! The generosity of the contributors will help fund Anthony’s dreams to compete in the World Cup. At the […]

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The Power of The Team


“Individually, we are one drop. Together, we are an ocean.” -Ryunosuke Satoro From the peewee soccer league to Fortune 500 corporate boards, we all have been tested as teammates. Particularly in athletics, this can often times be a difficult task due to personal aspirations and individual goals. However, this blog […]

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