Listen to Misty's interview on KOST (Los Angeles) discussing Adult Learn to Swim Month. Click Here »
The Swimming Saves Lives Foundation, in conjunction with Olympic gold medalist ambassador Misty Hyman has designated April as Adult Learn to Swim Month, a promotion hoping to get more adults comfortable in the water. Click Here »
Fifteen years since her surprise victory in the 200-meter butterfly at the 2000 Sydney Olympics, Misty Hyman has maintained a balance of the sport in her life. Click Here »
Misty joined the Meet Me Downtown run/walk event Monday, March 16, 2015 in downtown Phoenix. Click Here »
Misty shares tips for improved performance in the pool in TheActiveTimes.com Click Here »
Misty shares swim tips with Men's Health Magazine Click Here »
Olympic gold medalist Misty Hyman won a stunning upset victory at the 2000 Sydney games when she came from behind to break the American record and win the 200-meter butterfly. Recognized as a pioneer in the sport for her innovative underwater dolphin kick, she won 13 U.S. and five NCAA national titles.
Hyman is recognized as one of the most inspirational athletes of our time. Her knowledge of the sport, gained from two decades of competitive swimming for two of America’s top swim coaches, coupled with her friendly and encouraging personality, have made her one of the country’s leading swim instructors.
She currently offers personalized and private coaching at The Sanctuary Resort in Paradise Valley, AZ. She also hosts clinics and camps throughout the United States. As a motivational speaker, Hyman helps athletes, students, and corporations alike set and reach seemingly unattainable goals.
Misty has delighted audiences of all ages and walks of life with her inspirational story of winning Olympic Gold. Through her stories and struggles, Misty shows her listeners how they, too, can win their own gold medal in their own way. Misty uses specific themes and examples, and then applies them to the lives of her audience. She customizes each talk specifically for the group she is speaking to.
See what a difference she can make for your organization!
To book Misty Hyman to speak to your organization or at your next corporate event, click here
Misty has been giving swimming clinics throughout the country and internationally for over a decade. She brings 25 years of competitive experience under the country’s best coaches and 14 years of coaching experience together with her upbeat personality to make learning easy and enjoyable. Misty has a unique formula of technical expertise and fun!
“The best part about being an Olympian is having the opportunity to share my experiences, knowledge, and passion for the sport with other swimmers. We are all part of the same chlorinated family.”
Misty’s homebase is Phoenix, AZ where she teaches lessons out of The Sanctuary Resort in Paradise Valley. Misty also travels all over the world and often has lesson availability while she is on the road. See if Misty is coming to a pool near you!
To book a private lesson, Click here
For Misty’s Philosophy on Private Coaching, Click Here
Misty offers many different kinds of clinics from a two-hour stroke session to a three-day swimming event. We can help you to customize a clinic that works for your team!
Misty specializes in butterfly and underwater dolphin kick specific clinics for club teams that she calls The Underwater Warrior Clinic. These clinics are intensive and technical and include a Finis Foil Monofin for all participants.
Misty is also excited to launch her newest clinic The Swim Like a Girl Clinic! She hosts these clinics with fellow Sydney Olympic Teammate and Silver Medalist Kristy Kowal. Together Misty and Kristy team up to create a motivational and empowering experience for female swimmers both in and out of the water.
To inquire about booking a clinic for your team, Click here
Misty’s clinics always include her motivational Olympic story and the video of her Olympic race. She brings her gold medal for swimmers to wear for a photo, and each swimmer will receive an autographed picture.
Clinics available for all groups:
May 8, 2015
In honor of Mother's Day, I wanted to share some incredible lessons my mom (and dad) taught me. My parents weren't traditional "swimming parents." They didn't closely follow the sport or stay for practice. They were at every meet cheering... MORE »
March 12, 2015
Often in our life we get into a routine and a set way of living. We get so used to it that we don’t even realize that we have chosen to create our lives that way. Perhaps all the... MORE »
February 11, 2015
This past fall I started watching the 16th season of The Biggest Loser, because the show is featuring former athletes as contestants. Many of them were elite in their day including a WNBA player, a Wimbledon finalist, an NFL player,... MORE »
February 2, 2015
Instead of thinking of all the things you could do better this year, think of all the things you did right in 2014! Sometimes we focus so much on the things we didn’t do that we forget to honor and... MORE »
September 8, 2014
“Most of what exists in the universe-our actions, and all other forces, resources, and ideas-has little value and yields little result; on the other hand, a few things work fantastically well and have tremendous impact. –Richard Koch” An excerpt... MORE »
July 22, 2014
The air and the water are the same temperature: 82 degrees. The water is crystal clear with only the slightest ripple of a current. Per usual I put my goggles on and my head down to get the job done. I... MORE »
July 21, 2014
Be nice to yourself. Sometimes when we are trying to be excellent, especially when it comes to eating, we get angry and berate ourselves when we overindulge or slip up. I did it for years and it never worked, in... MORE »
I have noticed recently that many of us deflect compliments and tell ourselves that what we have done is not such a big deal, even if we know in our hearts and minds that what we did was a significant... MORE »
July 15, 2014
As Aristotle says, “We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit.” When I was at Stanford University I was surrounded by incredible people in every field. Tiger had just turned pro. My freshman... MORE »
July 11, 2014
“…that night in Sydney I swam a 2:05.88. It was the best race I ever did in my whole life, and that was all I had control over. I had no control over what the other girls in that race were... MORE »
July 5, 2014
Earlier this spring I served as a live reporter for a local NBC show broadcasting from the Arena Grand Prix in Mesa. It was a very scary experience but something I've wanted to do for a long time. Here are... MORE »
Misty travels all over the world to inspire people to be their best and to share her knowledge of swimming. Maybe she's coming to your town soon? Find out where she'll be next and what she'll be doing there!