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Cyclone Swimming Camps

Trip Hedrick, Former Iowa State Men's Swimming Coach


Former Iowa State Men's Coach, Trip Hedrick is back for his 19th year as a coach for the Cyclone Swim Camp. He has experienced success as a competitor, a high school coach, and as member of an NCAA Championship coaching staff with Texas in 1988.

In September of 1998, Hedrick was inducted into the Bemidji State Athletic Hall of Fame. While at Bemidji, he earned All-American honors nine times in three years.

In 1995 Hedrick led Cyclones to the Big 8 title and in the 1997-98 season his squad was a perfect 10-0. He earned Conference Coach-of-the-Year in 1995 and in 1998. He has coached 12 All Americans in his twelve seasons at ISU. His love for the sport goes beyond coaching, as he is still an active competitor in U.S. Master swimming. He is a 15 time national champion, holds the 50-and 100-yard butterfly records in his group, has set the world master records in the 100-meter freestyle and the100 meter butterfly races. While competing in the 1985 Masters World Championships in Tokyo, Japan, he was a member of the world record-setting 200-meter Medley Relay. In the 1994 Masters World Championships in Montreal, Quebec, Canada, he swam to four gold and two silver medals.