Updated: May 19, 2021
Jacob Coursey swims at our Burleson Brick location under head coach Wendy DeLuca. He currently attends High School in Burleson and swims for his high school swim team.
Q: How did you decide to become a swimmer?
A: I’ve always liked swimming and I always wanted to join a team and do it competitively, but we never knew any teams until we found Sigma
Q: Are there any swimmers that inspire you and why?
A: I mean Michael Phelps of course! He’s like the best swimmer ever!
Q: What is your favorite event and why?
A: The 500 free, I’m a long-distance swimmer and that’s my fastest race!
Q: How many hours a week do you practice per week?
A: 15 and half hours
Q: Do you do any other sports?
Q: What do you do when you feel tired and must go practice?
A: Well I wake up at 5:00 every morning for high school practice so I’m always tired. But then I remember how bad I want to make State, so I just suck it up and go.
Q: What do you eat before and during swim meets?
A: I eat pasta the night before and eat beef jerky and peanut butter sandwiches during.
Q: Do you have a person or coach that pushes the hardest?
A: Um yes Coach Wendy is by far the person that pushes me the hardest!
Q: What do you tell your friends when you cannot socialize because of practice or a meet?
A: Literally almost every weekend when I’m in season I tell them I can’t go and if we can reschedule.
Q: Do you want to swim in high school or college?
A: I am swimming in high school right now and I want to continue swimming in college.