Dr. Rod Havriluk is a biomechanist who specializes in swimming technique instruction and analysis. Rod has coached swimming at all levels – from age group to NCAA Division I. He serves on the advisory board for the Counsilman Center for the Science of Swimming; the educational committee of the International Swim Coaches Association; the editorial board for the Journal of Swimming Research; and the review board of numerous sport science journals.
Rod’s research focuses on three primary areas: optimizing technique, preventing shoulder injuries, and accelerating skill learning. He has presented his findings at many conferences and published in many journals. Rod has conducted clinics in many countries and has worked with thousands of swimmers and triathletes, including Olympians and world record holders. Swimming World magazine named Rod as one of the top ten people with the greatest impact on swimming in 2015.