WOWSA Members Only

$75 One-Time Registration Fee
(Unlimited Access)

$50 Savings!

Login Instructions:
Your login instructions will be sent by e-mail.

You have just experienced a small portion of the training for the World Open Water Swimming Education Program. The Coaches Education Program is educational and motivational.

Registration Process

We have a two step registration process: (1) Payment Processing and (2) Account Creation.


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Here’s how it works:
After your payment is processed successfully, the system will automatically send you an e-mail with instructions for creating your username and password so that you may login to the members area of the site. The registration e-mail should arrive within five minutes of processing your payment. If, for any reason, you do not receive or recognize the registration e-mail from our system, please e-mail so that we may expedite your order.

Phone Support:
In the USA, call Damien Jordan for technical support: (424) 242-2072

Once you have created (or received from us) your username and password, you may
Click HERE to login with full access to the Coaches Education Program.


A Powerful Endorsement from a True Champion

Learn at Your Own Pace
Study at your convenience. Take it in all at once or enjoy it module by module. Expand your knowledge. Create better training programs. Learn new tactics, techniques, tools and tricks.

100-Question Test
Upon completion, you may take the 100-question test that will challenge your knowledge of the sport. The test can be taken online any time. 80% correct is the passing score to receive your Coaching Certificate. If a passing score is not achieved, the test can be re-taken.

So take the next steps now.

First… Register and complete the training.

Second… Take the exam.

When you score eighty percent or better, you may request your certificate. So register now, and we’ll see you inside.

(Effective March 1, 2017)

The Purpose is to Educate, inform and Certify swimming coaches working with open water swimmers.

We are working with our partner experts in Open Water Swimming, the World Open Water Swimming Association (WOWSA) to provide the educational component of ASCA Open Water Certification.


Certification Levels:

  • Level 1 – a score of 75% correct answers on the WOWSA test .
  • Level 2 – a score of 80% and coach 1 athlete who has completed a 5 KM swim in open water.
  • Level 3 – A score of 85% and one athlete who has completed a 10KM Swim in open water.
  • Level 4 – A score of 90% and coaching of one athlete who has completed a 25 KM swim, or competed in a national championship event.
  • Level 5 – A score of 95% and coaching 1 athlete who has competed in the Olympic Games or an international championship event or completed a channel crossing.

$75.00 paid on the WOWSA test to take the course and test up to 3 times.
Initial WOWSA and each subsequent certification is valid for 2 years.

$25.00 to take the test for recertification or to achieve a higher level.

Double Recognition:
Each coach taking and passing the test will receive recognition from WOWSA as well as ASCA.