Head Coach - ASCA Level 4
Coach Cunningham joined the Gaucho staff in 1980 and has been
involved with swimming at the competitive level for the past thirty
three years, the last thirty with the Gauchos. Coach Cunningham has
worked with all levels of competitive swimming within the Gaucho
program, from the novice to the national level finalist.
Since Coach Cunningham has been responsible for the National Training Group and Senior Programs, he has coached swimmers to the USA Swimming National Team members, Olympic Trials, Senior and Junior National Level as well as top finalists at the National Level and over 25 High School All-Americans.
Coach Cunningham is a past member of the USS Sports Science Committee, USS Senior Swimming,USS Coach Mentor Program and USS Workshop Cadre Program. He has been a speaker at National Coaches Colleges and Clinics, lecturing on program development and energy systems used in swimming. Currently Coach Cunningham is a member of the Arizona Senior Swimming Committee.
Coach Cunningham is a professional member of the National Academy of Sports Medicine, National Strength and Conditioning Association, American College of Sports Medicine and graduated from ASU with a B.A.S.E in Physical Education. Arizona Senior Coach of the Year 2012