Our Masters swim team is one of the largest Masters Swim programs in the Rocky Mountain region. We welcome all competitive, fitness, open water/marathon and triathlon swimmers ages 18 and older. Swimmers of all abilities are welcome.
The DU Masters team offers excellent coaching, swim clinics, an Olympic-sized pool and the greatest number of practices in the Denver metro area. Other membership benefits include:
- coached, competitive workouts that let you set your own pace
- flexible workout schedules and start dates
Before joining the Masters Swim team, you should feel comfortable in a 25-yard pool and be able to swim 300 yards freestyle within six minutes, rest one minute and then repeat.
Meet the Director: Rachel Cook | 303-871-7006 | email@example.com
Ages: 18 years and older
Cost: $59/month or $649/year (public)Join Today
Our Masters swimming program offers both coached and non-coached practice times. All practices are held at El Pomar Natatorium. Please check the pool schedule for any pool closure dates.
For early morning weekday practices, the Coors Fitness Center will allow entrance as early as 4:45 a.m. The pool will open at 5:00 a.m.
Andrew Le Vasseur – Head Coach
Andrew began his swimming career on the Schofield Sharks Swim Club in Hawaii as an 8-under swimmer. Andrew attended Cherry Creek High School and was a three-year varsity letterman. Despite his love of the sport and an opportunity to swim for Dartmouth University, Andrew followed his other passion for music on a scholarship to the University of Arizona.
Throughout his career, Andrew has worked as a swim coach, water safety instructor, aqua fitness instructor, lifeguard and lifeguard trainer. His coaching experience spans more than 30 years in age-group and master’s-level swimming. He has been with the DU Masters Swimming program since 2008. As a swimmer, Andrew has achieved a USMS top-10 ranking and finishes consistently in local, regional, national and international meets.
As a coach, Andrew serves as the USMS 2014 and 2015 High Intensity online coach, and as the lead coach for the 2015 SCY National Champion CMS Regional team. He was one of four coaches selected to lead USMS National Team attending 2014 FINA World Championships. He served as the 2012 USMS On-Deck Coach for the LCM National Champion, CMS Regional Team and as USMS On-Deck Coach for the 2013 SCY National Championships in Santa Clara, Calif. He was selected as the COMSA 2011 Coach of the Year and has been a Level 3 ASCA/USMS Certified Swimming Coach since 2009.
Andrew received his USMS Level 4 coaching certification in 2015.
Nicole Bradley - Associate Coach
Erika Cheley - Associate Coach
Ken Classen - Associate Coach
Kevin Doherty - Associate Coach
Elliot Lang - Associate Coach
Teri Moen - Associate Coach
Teri is an ASCA/USMS Level 2 Certified swimming coach, as well as a certified CASO official.
Rob Nasser - Associate Coach
Rob is an ASCA Level 4 certified coach.
Collette Sappey - Associate Coach
She is an ASCA Level 1 Certified Master’s Coach and Level 1 Accredited Interscholastic Swim Coach.
Charity Ziegler - Associate Coach
- The team was the 2014-2015 COMSA SCY state champions.
- In 2015, head coach Andrew LeVasseur was selected to lead the CMS (Colorado Masters Swimming) team at the USMS (United States Masters Swimming) 2015 SCY National Championship in San Antonio, TX. Denver Masters comprised just over a 3rd of the CMS Regional Swimming Club that attended the USMS 2015 SCY National Championship. The CMS Team swept the competition winning Men’s, Women’s and Combined divisions.
Cost & Registration
$59/month or $649/annually
DU students Masters membership: $25/month
For additional information on Masters Swim, please contact Andrea Eaton at 303-871-7684, or firstname.lastname@example.org.
For additional information on Masters Swim, please contact Andrea Eaton at 303-871-7684, or email@example.com.
Masters Swimming FAQ
How long are practices?
How far do you swim in one practice?
Noon practices: Approximately 3,000-4,000 LCM
Evening and weekend practices: 3,500-4,5000 LCM
How fast do swimmers need to be to practice with the team?
What are the age requirements to swim with the team?
What's the cost of a Masters Swimming membership?
Public memberships are $59/month or $649/year with a one-time $85 initiation fee.