We work to help swimmers close the gap between their current stroke and their perfect stroke. Our swim video analysis, active kinesiology method and grading system is specific to the individual.
MEET the SWIM STROKE DOCTOR
Dan Lynch is a seasoned senior executive with more than 40 years of extensive experience in sales, marketing, international sourcing, product development, and quality assurance, as well as a successful entrepreneur and business owner. He earned his bachelor’s degree in finance and marketing from the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign in 1978 before beginning his career in sales and marketing, working with a number of major brands around the United States, United Kingdom, and Asia.
Throughout his career, Dan has remained a big part of the Illinois swimming community and has served as an official for NCAA Swimming, USA Swimming, and the Collegiate Swimming Officials Association (CSOA) for many years. His love for swimming, coupled with his impressive technical knowledge of the sport, inspired him to create a tool to help swimmers perfect their stroke. Dan founded the Swim Stroke Doctor, a revolutionary underwater video system that provides a new and exciting way to analyze swim strokes, in 2012 and serves as the director of the company. Swim Stroke Doctor uses a grading system and active kinesiology method to help swimmers create an individualized program to improve their technical stroke, reduce their risk of injury, improve their strength, and achieve their athletic goals.
Dan is also the creative director and designer at Daniel Lynch Celtic. He creates modern yet classic Irish, Celtic, and Scottish products ranging from wallets and luggage tags to shot glasses and everything in between. Dan finds his inspiration in Ireland’s history, pieces like the Book of Kells and Lindisfarne Gospels, Irish dance, and the beautiful Gaelic language.
In his spare time, Dan is passionate about giving back to his community and advocating for inclusion and disability awareness. He also loves spending time with his family, traveling, swimming, roller blading and biking.