swim coach mentorship with Olympic Coach: Mike Bottom

Explore the coaching prowess of Mike Bottom! Learn what Mike’s non-negiotables were with his athletes and his tips and tricks to season and workout planning. Now is your chance to learn from one of the best in the field of swimming coaching. Dive into excellence with Mike Bottom!

swim coach mentorship: mike bottom

Join our prestigious Swim Coach Mentorship Program led by the accomplished Mike Bottom, renowned for his remarkable coaching achievements. With one NCAA title (men: 2013), 12 Big Ten titles (men: 2009, 2011-16, 2020, 2021; women: 2016-18), and 11 top-10 NCAA finishes (men: 2009-15, 2018; women: 2016, 2018-19), Mike Bottom’s coaching excellence is unparalleled.

As a nine-time Big Ten Coach of the Year (Men: 2011-15, 2020, 2021; Women: 2018-19) and the 2013 CSCAA Swimming Coach of the Year, Mike Bottom’s expertise is second to none. He has nurtured nine national champions (eight individual, one relay), 140 Big Ten individual or relay champions, and 51 CSCAA All-Americans.

Mike Bottom’s coaching legacy extends to the Olympics, where he has coached at the last six Games, including serving as an assistant coach for Team USA at the 2016 Games in Rio.

Don’t miss this extraordinary opportunity to learn from one of the most accomplished swim coaches in the world. Elevate your coaching skills with SLAF’s Own Swim Coach Mentorship Program and join Mike Bottom on the path to your program’s coaching excellence!

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why participate in our mentorship program?

Unlock the power of mentorship for yourself and your team, especially when it’s guided by someone with an extensive background spanning all levels of the sport. At SLAF, we understand that the most effective coaches are those who build broad networks and continuously seek knowledge by asking the right questions.

Now, you can harness this wisdom through our cutting-edge Swim Coach Mentorship program. Gain exclusive access to some of the brightest minds in the world of swimming!

Our mentorship program offers a cost-effective alternative to attending clinics, making it accessible to coaches worldwide. It’s thoughtfully designed to cater to the unique needs of both you and your program.

what's included?

We offer 5 different kinds of packages depending on your needs!


We understand the immense value of having a mentor, and that’s why we’ve created a range of tiered plan options to suit your specific needs. Whether you’re looking for access to Mike’s workouts, prefer one-on-one sessions with him, or both – we’ve got you covered. Our mentorship program offers flexibility to accommodate your budget and program requirements.


While replicating Mike’s Swim Workouts is valuable, it can only take your team so far. That’s why we strongly recommend meeting with Mike, at least once, to determine the most effective way to tailor these workouts to your program. Every athlete responds differently to specific workouts, so gaining insights from Mike on how to customize these sets for the best benefit of your swimmers.


Skip the hotels, airfare, and car rentals, and eliminate the need to miss practices. You can schedule your calls with Mike from the convenience of your own home! Calls will be scheduled on a first-come, first-serve basis between you and Mike!

package options

50-Minute Personalized Zoom Call with Mike Bottom


  • Can be for Coaches, Athletes, or Parents!
  • Enjoy 50-Minutes of Personalized Attention with Mike Bottom!
  • Bring Your List of Questions on Training, Coaching, Technique, Recruiting, Workouts, or Season Planning.
  • All Mentorship Calls will Take Place on Zoom.
  • Scheduling of Your Mentorship Call will be Based on Mike and Your Schedules.
  • Mentorship Calls are Normally Scheduled 2-3 Weeks from Date of Purchase!
  • Priced at $175.00.

Gain Access to Mike Bottom’s 2022-2023 Sprint Group Season Plan


  • Immediate Download of Mike’s Season Plan for all 216 Training Days on the NCAA Calendar.
  • Includes a Periodized Progression for In-Water Training, Dryland Training, In-Water Energy System Focus, and Volume per Practice.
  • Season Plan Separated into Morning and Afternoon Practices on Days with Double Practices.
  • Lifetime Access
  • Priced at $699.00

Gain Full Access to Every Workout Mike Wrote for the 2022-2023 University of Michigan Men’s Sprint Group!


  • Immediate Download of the Workouts: 216 Workouts Total.
  • Some Daily Workouts are Separated By Gender. Potentially getting 2 Workouts for 1 Day!
  • Downloadable Energy Systems Chart Mike Uses to Write His Workouts!
  • Workout Legend for Commonly Used Drills and Sayings.
  • Lifetime Access
  • Priced at $999.00

Gain Full Access to Every Workout Mike Wrote for the 2022-2023 University of Michigan Sprint Group + 1x 50-minute Zoom Consult with Mike!


  • 1x 50-minute Zoom Call w/ Mike Scheduled Upon Your and Mike’s Availability!
  • Immediate Download of the Workouts & Season Plan.
  • 216 Individual Practices!
  • Downloadable Energy Systems Chart.
  • Workout Legend for Commonly Used Drills and Sayings.
  • Lifetime Access
  • Priced at $1499.00

Gain Full Access to Every Workout Mike Wrote for the 2022-2023 University of Michigan Sprint Group + 8x 50 Minute Consults with Mike!


  • MONTHLY 50-minute Zoom Calls w/ Mike Scheduled Upon Your and Mike’s Availability! 8 Total Zoom Calls Scheduled.
  • Immediate Download of the Workouts, Season Plan, and Energy System Chart.
  • 216 Individual Practices Outlined, along with His Periodized Progression.
  • Workout Legend for Commonly Used Drills and Sayings.
  • Lifetime Access
  • Priced at $1999.00

Looking for Mike to visit your team?

Submit a Camp or Coaching Clinic Request for More Details Regarding Mike’s Scheduling and Pricing!

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