M S Bushan Kumar
Head Coach, GAFRAY Bengaluru
Bushan Kumar is one of the foremost coaches in India with over 25 years of coaching experience. He has trained and produced multiple champions at the International and National levels.He is an ASCA level 5 coach.
He has conducted the Karnataka Swimming Association level 1 “Learn to swim” & “Water Safety” for 8 consecutive year and ASCA level 1”Foundations of coaching” & level 2 “The stroke school”.
He was appointed Coach / Manager by the Swimming Federation of India for the Indian NAtional team for the World Shorts Course Chanmpionship held at Windsor in 2016. Bushan was also the team coach for Karnataka for multiple events between 1995 to 2012. He was the Coach for the Women’s team for Maharashtra at the 70th Glenmark Senior NAtional Championships held at Ranchi in September 2016.
Bushan has managed at the Nettakallappa Swim Center for 675 registered Swimmers of all Age Group and Senior swimmers with team of 12 Coaches and supporting staff
* American Swimming Coaches Association – Level 5 Certification – 2009
* American Swimming Coaches Association- Nutrition for Swimmers – 2012
* American Swimming Coaches Association – Dry land training – 2012
* American Swimming Coaches Association – Age Group Sports Psychology-2012
* Karnataka Swimming Association – Technical Official Course
* Karnataka Swimming Association Level 1 – “Learn to Swim” and “Water Safety” certification – 1991
* St. Johns – First Aid and CPR
* Nominated as “State Coach” from Karnataka Swimming Association for Sub-Junior, Junior,Senior and National Games – 1996 to 2012
* “Best Coach of the year” award – 2009-10 from Basavanagudi Aquatic Center
* Conduced Swimming Training Camp 2007 for Gujrat swimming team for 3 weeks on invitation from Gujrat Swimming Association
* Conducted Swimming Training Camp 1999 for Deccan Gymkhana Pune on invitation from Deccan Swimming Promotion Academy
Senior Coach, GAFRAY Bangalore
A distinguished Leader in Swimming Industry with over 25 years of experience in coaching at various swimming pools across Bangalore.
Well organized, results oriented individual with proven ability to implement standards, procedures & processes in swimming coaching. Solid management skills, capable of leading and motivating individuals to maximize levels of productivity, while forming cohesive team environments.
* ASCA Level 1, 2 and 3 Certified
* KSA Level 1 and water safety course
* Certified by International Swimming Hall of Fame
* Represented KSA as Team Coach for Swimming and Water Polo
* Appreciation by BAC for contributions as Best Coach
* Participation in number of swimming competitions across India
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