In 2013 Coaches Mike Jotautas and Barry Stokes created TriMasters Swimming to support the under-served and under-coached niche of triathlon swimming. Coach Mike was introduced to Swim Smooth in 2014 as he searched for better coaching tools to help his athletes in the water, pool and open water. In 2016 Coach Mike attended a 3-Day Swim Smooth Coaches clinic in Cocoa Beach, Florida. In January 2017 Coach Mike spent 2-weeks with the Swim Smooth Team of Coaches training in Perth Australia. After many months of work, Coach Mike met all Swim Smooth Certification requirements and became one of only a handful of US based Coaches to boast the Swim Smooth Coaching Certification. Coach Mike also carries a US Masters (USMS) Level 3 Certification and a USAT Level 1 Coaching Certification.
Coach Mike’s passion is teaching adults how to swim freestyle for triathlon and the open water events. When working with Coach Mike you will experience the Swim Smooth philosophy of “coach the athlete, not the stroke” in all of Mike’s Squad Swims, Swim Video Analysis and Individual Swim Lessons. barryscoaching.com