Open Water Swim Academy (OWSA) is committed to sharing and promoting the camaraderie, fun, exhilaration and joy of open water swimming. Through an extensive coaching and mentoring program OWSA trains swimmers, competitive and non-competitive, of all ages and skill levels interested in challenging themselves. 

The OWSA coaching program is designed for all experience levels, ensuring the best current open water coaching practices, techniques and training methods. The program is adaptable for your individual needs and designed to help you reach your goal. 

Led by Dan Simonelli, an experienced and awarded open water and marathon swimmer, and guided by fellow experienced swimmers, OWSA will help you reach you goal, whether it is swimming into the world-famous La Jolla Cove to explore the ecological reserve’s natural beauty, swimming Catalina Channel, or even training towards other major swims, including the English Channel. 

OWSA welcomes all swimmers, including recreational, competitive and marathon swimmers. Profits help support non-profit organizations, including Jacee for Kids