American Swimming Coaches Association (ASCA) Certification Course • YOGYAKARTA 2023 | Level 1, 2 & 3

Get certified by one of the most recognized and prestigious
swim coaches association in the world!
With the American Swimming Coaches Association (ASCA), you will be certified through a progression of courses that has become the world standard for coaching education since 1985, certifying more than 11,000 coaches in more than 18 nations around the globe.
Course Duration3rd – 6th May 2023
Course FeesUSD 380 – USD590* (*Subject to course selections)
Registration Deadline23rd April 2023
Event VenueThe Rich Hotel Jogja

Jl Magelang no 18 – Sleman  – Yogyakarta – Indonesia

Official OrganiserIndo Swim Gear
Main SponsorFINIS Swimming Indonesia
Supported byPRSI DIY (+62 821 4666 2220)

WhatsApp+62 81909 182838



The Level 1 Foundations of Coaching course gives the coach the framework for how to coach and teach swimmers of all ages. Key subjects covered are:

  • What is a Swimming Coach?
  • Coaching according to Needs What Does a Swimming Coach Do?
  • Principles of Communication
  • Teaching Skills and Values
  • Motivating Your Swimmers
  • Working with Others
  • Legal / Liability / Safety Concerns
  • Basic Stroke Biomechanics
  • Physiology of Training
  • Writing a Workout for a Beginning Group

ASCA LEVEL 2 | THE STROKE SCHOOL, The Construction And Correction Of Swimming Strokes.

This course is the most popular course in ASCA history. Over 14,000 coaches have taken the Level 2 Stroke School since 1986. Each stroke is presented with history of the best swimmers and major points of emphasis, then review of good age group swimmers, then finally a sequence of best teaching drills.

  • Part 1 – Introduction and Biomechanics
  • Part 2 – Freestyle
  • Part 3 – Backstroke
  • Part 4 – Breaststroke
  • Part 5 – Butterfly
  • Part 6 – Starts
  • Part 7 – Turns and Finishes It is an extremely video intensive course.


This course delivers a working, general knowledge of physiology as it applies to the sport of swimming. Participants learn to implement science into their training plan, including how to develop training cycles, seasonal planning, periodization, as well as the significance of rest, recovery, nutrition, and tapering.

  • Session I – Principles of training.
  • Session 2 – Principles of training.
  • Session 3 – Basic Science.
  • Session 4 – Energy system metabolics
  • Session 5 – Nutrition as it applies to training and competition.
  • Session 6 – Career planning age group to senior
  • Session 7 – Planning for Macro, Meso, and Micro cycles and fitting them together.
  • Session 8 – Writing and evaluating practices.
  • Session 9 – Special considerations in execution of training for Age Group Swimmers.
  • Session 10 – Senior swimmers in specialty strokes.
  • Session 11 – Dryland training integrated with swimming training.
  • Session 12 – Applied training – how to execute the training you have planned.
  • Session 13 – Working through the test for the course.

IMPORTANT: Please note that you will only receive the OFFICIAL ASCA Level 3 Certification if you have already completed ASCA Level 1 and Level 2 Certification. Otherwise, please consider ASCA Level 1 & Level 2 first before proceeding to ASCA Level 3.

Certification Levels 3, includes a Performance Achievement Criteria.

Assessments | Theory Assessments

  • ASCA Level 1 Certification Exam – 80% to pass
  • ASCA Level 2 Certification Exam – 80% to pass
  • ASCA Level 3 Certification Exam – 80% to pass

Award | Up on completion of the course, each participant will be awarded

  • American Swimming Coaches Association Level 1 Certificate of Completion
  • American Swimming Coaches Association Level 2 Certificate of Completion
  • American Swimming Coaches Association Level 3 Certificate of Completion


  • 1 year International Membership with ASCA
  • Official ASCA Certification(s)
  • ASCA in Indonesia Certificate of Completion
  • Lanyard and name tag
  • FREE Official ASCA Collar-T
  • ASCA Manual Book(s)
  • Meal(s) provided*

 ASCA International Membership*

  • ASCA Talks Library (over 250 ASCA Talks including every ASCA World’s Clinic Talk ever placed online excluding the most recent year’s World Clinic Talk)
  • ASCA Certifications
  • ASCA Discussions on Coaching Talk Library
  • ASCA Newsletter (12 issues per year)
  • American Swimming Magazine (6 issues per year)
  • Exclusive discounts on the ASCA Store (15% off all items)
  • *Subject to changes



1Online Registration powered by or visit
2Make payment up on receipt of invoice.
Via Bank Transfer to:
Beneficiary Name: Ni Made Juni Udayani Jaya
Bank: Bank Central Asia – Jakarta
Account no : 4900969690
Swift Code : CENAIDJA


COURSEIndonesian (IDR)Early Bird I

Register before 20 Feb 2023

Early Bird II

21 Feb – 20 Mar 2023

LEVEL 1, 2 & 3Rp 8,800.00Rp 7,920,000Rp 8,360,000
LEVEL 1 & 2 ONLYRp 6,500.00Rp 5,850,000Rp 6,175,000
LEVEL 3 ONLYRp 5,800.00Rp 5,220,000Rp 5,510,000
COURSE FEESNon-Indonesian (USD)Early Bird I

Register before 20 Feb 2023

Early Bird II

21 Feb – 20 Mar 2023

LEVEL 1, 2 & 3USD 590USD 531USD 561
LEVEL 1 & 2 ONLYUSD 430USD 387USD 409
Transportation and accommodation fully prepared by participant.
The Rich Jogja Hotel
Twin Share Room
(Breakfast Included 2 Pax)
Rp 650,000/nightUSD45/night


Chad Onken

Chad Onken is the CEO and Co-Owner of the Quest Swimming program in his home town of Midlothian, Virginia. He started with Quest on January 1st, 2019.

Primarily known for the discovery and development of world record holder, NCAA Champion, and 2008/2012 US Olympic Gold Medalist Cullen Jones, Chad has over 20 years of elite championship coaching experience through outage group, high school, YMCA, and NCAA championship swimming. In addition to being a Level 5 certified coach by the American Swimming Coaches Association, Chad is also a six-time recipient of the ASCA “Award for Coaching Excellence.”

In addition to his duties with Quest, Onken also serves as the Director of International Clinics for the American Swimming Coaches Association (ASCA). He travels the globe, “coaching the coaches”. He has taught clinics or been a guest speaker throughout the United States, as well as on 6 of the 7 continents.

Additionally, Onken has been an active member of various committees and governance organizations within the YMCA of the USA, NC Swimming, VA swimming and USA Swimming. Be sides being a current member of the USA Swimming Coach Advisory Council, he also serves as a member of the VSI Senior Committee and Governance Committee.

Before Quest, Chad served as the Head Coach/Senior Director of Competitive Swimming at the YMCA of the Triangle Area (YOTA) Swim Team in Raleigh, NC from 2006-2018. During his time with the YOTA Swim Team, Chad over saw the “Golden Age” of the program; breaking several North Carolina state records, coaching a USA Swimming Junior National champion, recording numerous USA Swimming Junior and Senior National time standards, breaking 100+ YOTA team records, winning dozens of YMCA National individual and relay titles, setting a number of YMCA National records, and breaking 3 National Age Group records. Chad led a group of six YOTA athletes to Olympic Trials in 2012 and seven YOTA athletes to Omaha in 2016. YOTA also had success on the international level as well, having multiple athletes qualify to represent the United States in a variety of international competitions. The YMCA of the Triangle Area Swim Team had athletes qualify for the 2009-2010, 2010-2011, 2011-2012, and 2014-2015 USA National Junior Teams.

Additionally, the YOTA Swim Team was crowned the 2010, 2011, and 2012 Men’s YMCA National Champions and 2014 Women’s YMCA National Champions under Coach Onken’s leadership. Chad’s success has been recognized by

USA Swimming, as he was selected to be on the coaching staff for a variety of national teams and select camps. Chad has also been nominated for several Coach of the Year awards, both with in NC and throughout the country-winning the 2012 NC Swimming “Coach of the Year” award.

Chad graduated from Florida State University in 1999 with a Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice; while helping the swimming team achieve top 10 finishes at the NCAA Championships and qualifying for Olympic Trials. Given a choice to attend law school or coach swimming, Chad decided to give back to a sport that gave him so much.

Chad moved to Raleigh in 2000 as the Head Assistant Coach and Recruiting Coordinator at NC State University. In addition to his regular on-deck duties for the Wolfpack, Onken played an instrumental role in the strength and conditioning, team building, mental training, nutritional education and academic development of the swimmers at N.C. State. While at N.C. State, Chad was the primary coach responsible for developing one USA Swimming

National “B” Team Member, six US Olympic Trial qualifiers, six NCAA All Americans, six ACC Champions,10 school record holders, and five top 100 FINA World Ranked athletes. Furthermore, Onken served as the Head Coach for the N.C. State Aquatics Team during the summertime, where two of his athletes represented the United States in international competition. Chad was also very involved with the Fellow ship of Christian Athletes and the Athletes In Action program.

After five years at N.C. State, Coach Onken became the Assistant Swimming Coach/Recruiting Coordinator at national power house Auburn University. During his stint with the Tigers, Onken helped the team capture both the men’s and women’s 2006 NCAA team championship titles. In addition to various administrative and recruiting duties, Chad helped coach seven NCAA Champions, 34 NCAA All-Americans, 13 SEC Champions and 13 Auburn school record-holders.

Having coached alongside some of the best coaches in the business, Chad considers both David Marsh and Dudley Duncan to be his two primary mentors.

Chad is very happily married to the former Lauren Romano, also of Midlothian, Virginia. They are the proud parents of two beautiful daughters, Marilyn and Charlotte and also have an adorable schnoodle puppy named Bowden. 



Juni Udayani Jaya
INDO SWIM GEAR | FINIS Swimming Indonesia


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