Coakley’s Journey to the Olympics: A Presentation.


That was a well deserved Holiday break right???

We are happy to be back online and blog-afresh all the updates, highlights & snapshots from last year, and more exciting events & adventures to come just for you. We already lined-up our entries but first let me tell you about what happened few months ago…

Berrr-months has always been busy for the country’s swimming community, especially on a SEA games year. Our friends who had a chance to compete and experience the Laos SEA games has got heart-racing adventure stories to share… One of them was Filipino-American multi-SEAGames-gold medal winner, fastest swimmer in all of South East Asia and two-time Sprint King:

Mr. Daniel Coakley

Coakleys’ Journey to the Olympics was a presentation held last December 19th 2009 at Ateneo de Manila. We are honored to have the Coakleys share with us their adventures and experience in Life with swimming. They gave us a peek of what a family with a strong mind and heart can do beyond imaginable…

Introducing our Speakers: (left t0 right)

Coach Jeffery Coakley, Mrs. Lani Eugenio, Kaiwiolaiamanakaipo “Kaiwi”  Coakley, and of course Daniel Coakley


The Group Levitation

Strong mind = Strong body

“you can do pretty much anything you set your mind to…”

Daniel demonstrating his new technique in freestyle…







Your greatest opponent is not the person next to you, but rather the person within you.


Aren’t we all inspired by this family’s passion for swimming and competing for the Filipinos?

Congratulations to Mr. Daniel Coakley and his Family! We are all proud of you!


That’s it! CAL Swimming would like to thank everyone who participated and joined our presentation, We sure hope everyone had fun–We had a lot of fun having you all for our guest. Special Thanks to Coach Dong Gonzales for assisting with the presentation. See You all next time!


Readers! check out the snapshots here!

Oh and, before I forget… PASA has got a busy schedule for this year and we are all excited. Good Day!

Swim with Miguel Molina – Philippine Winning Spirit Clinic Series

Miguel Seminar

Date/TIme: Dec. 22, Tuesday 3:00pm – 6:00pm
Venue: Ateneo De Manila LS Pool
Fee: Swimmers: P300.00, Parents/Coaches P400.00
* Limited to the first 100 participants

It’s a busy December for Philippine Swimming…

After the successful Short-Course G-League National Championships last month, the Philippine Delegation are now on their way to Laos for the 25th SEA Games. Spearheading the swimming delegation is senior swimmer, team captain, 2-time Olympian, and 24th SEA games most valuable athlete – MIGUEL MOLINA. Swimming with Miguel are veteran swimmers Daniel Coakley (SEA Games Sprint King), JB Walsh, Robert Walsh, Erica Totten, Marichi Gandionco, Kendrick Uy, Ryan Arabejo, Charles Walker, and Gem Ong. Swimmers Jasmine Alkahldi, Jasmine Ong, Jessie Lacuna, Banjo Borja, Dorothy Hong, and Jose Gonzales will be PASA’s newest addition to the Philippine Swimming Team Powerhouse. CAL swimming and everyone back here at home will be watching and cheering for you guys! Good Luck! Mabuhay kayong lahat!


Miguel will be conducting swimming clinics after the 25th SEA Games and CAL swimming is proud to invite everyone as we host the last leg of his clinic in Quezon City. Click here to download the invitation and here to download the Registration Form.


We hope to see you all there!

Miguel Molina

Coakleys’ Journey to the Olympics – A Presentation

Coakleys’ Journey to the Olympics – A Presentation

Dear Coaches, Swimmers, Team Owners, and Parents…


CAL Swim School would like to invite you to a once in a lifetime presentation of the journey of Daniel Coakley (Southeast Asia Swim Sprint King) to the Beijing Olympics. With great family support, pride in his heritage, perseverance and determination, Daniel with his Family achieve their dream of representing their country to the Beijing Olympics.

Daniel with his dad and coach, Jeff overcame numerous obstacles to achieve their dream. These include training in an outdated swimming pool, no training partner, lack of high tech equipment/s, and others. We hope that with this presentation we can be convinced (Filipino Swimmers) that we can also achieve the Olympic Dream even with the lack of technological and system support available in the first world countries, and everything we need to succeed is already available to us.

Please find the general details of the seminar below. We will be limiting the participants to 200 as to assure the quality of the seminar. Sponsors and media partners have pledge their support for the event. All participants will be receiving an event shirt, meal, prizes, and other products from our sponsors.


DATE: December 19, 2009. SATURDAY 9am – 12nn (8am assembly and registration time)

VENUE: Escaler Hall (air-conditioned auditorium), SEC Building, ADMU, Loyola Heights Q.C.;

Ateneo De Manila LS Pool (Semi-indoor 25m pool with bleachers)


FEES: P300.00 for Swimmers, P400.00 for Coaches/ Parents and Supporters

* All Fees will include an event shirt, meal, and products from sponsors.

Please free to contact us through our email:


Download the Invitation and Registration forms here.



We Want You On Our Team.

Rapids - We want you Poster landscape copy

One of our CAL affiliated swim team: The Celebrity Rapids Swim Club is now accepting new team members.


Rapids Swim Club is a PASA, FINA, and AASF registered/affiliated swim club dedicated in providing a special and positive training environment for developmental swimmers ages 5 and up. Our Coaches are WSCA registered and seasoned to coaching both competitive and elite swimmers for national and international competitions.


For try-out schedule and information please call/text: (0917) 834-8181, (02) 2116345

or visit us at the Celebrity Sports Club Swimming Pool, Capitol Drive, Balara, Quezon City. from 5:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. Mondays – Saturdays


See you there!

Highlights: Short-Course G-League Swimming Championships Ver. 3.0 (ADMU)

ADMU Souvenir Program (Cover) copy

Cal Swimming Congratulates all the Winners and Participants of the G-League Ver 3.0…
Champion: PCA Stingrays
1st Runner-up: Ayala Harpoons
2nd Runner-up: Valle Verde Aqualazers


an excerpt from the Ver 3.0 Komiks and snapshots…


download a pdf copy of the Komiks HERE.

For Complete Results…

Click Here (Meet Results)

and Here (Team Standing)


See you all next year!

Highlights: Short-Course G-League Swimming Championships Ver. 2.0 (QCSC)

Souvenir Program (Cover)

Congratulations to all participants and guests of the 2nd Leg Short-Course G-League Swimming Championships held at Quezon City Sports Club last September 19,2009. Congratulations also to all the winners, the Champion team: PCA – Stingrays, 1st runner-up: Ayala – Harpoons, and 2nd runner-up: Xavier School – Aquastallions.


Cal Swimming would like to thank everyone (QCSC, Parents, Officials, Participants & Sponsors) for making our competition fun and rewarding for all the swimmers and coaches. We hope to see you all again next year!


For a copy of the complete results:

click Here (Meet Results)

or Here (Team Standing)


Oh, One more thing… If you loved the G-League Ver 1.0 Komiks and Snapshots, click HERE to download a small copy.

Good Day!


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Welcome to, our information-filled, gallery-friendly, and fun-flavored website.


In this Website you’ll find everything you need to know about Cal Swimming–Our Learn to Swim Programs & Services, Rates & Venues, Schedules, Management and Staff, Affiliated  Swimming Teams, Contact Infos, concluded and upcoming Swimming Competitions, Events, Results, Downloadable forms, Photo Gallery, Videos and many many more…


We do apologize for some inconvenience and some features might not be available yet because the website is still under construction… But don’t worry! we are working on it everyday and  hopefully be up to date with swimming news by December 2009. Swim on!


We’ll definitely be seeing you soon!

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