The Austin Aquatic & Sports Academy (AASA) has recently opened its doors in the City of Austin, Texas.
Designed to provide aspiring and elite athletes the opportunity to improve and expand their abilities in swimming and triathlon, the facility includes an outdoor competition pool, 5,500 sq foot indoor training facility, outdoor training spaces, and an onsite running loop.
The pool is a 50m-by-25y, eight-lane pool built using Myrtha technology Classic Competition.
Head coach of the swim program at the AASA, is the multiple-time Olympic medalist Brendan Hansen. Hansen won six medals (three gold, one silver and two bronze) over the course of three Olympics — 2004, 2008 and 2012 — and set a series of world records in the breaststroke events during his career.