Mat Luebbers is a former writer for ThoughtCo who contributed articles on swimming for more than 13 years. He is currently the head coach for the Marine Corps Community Services' Okinawa Dolphins Swim Team in Japan. His past coaching duties include stints with the highly ranked Appleton YMCA Marlins Swim Team, Lake Forest Swim Club, Lake Forest College Swimming and Diving, and the Libertyville Wildcat Swim Club. Besides swimming, Luebbers also enjoys cycling, triathlons, and the occasional marathon.
Luebbers earned a master's degree in sports science from the United States Sports Academy. He is a certified swim coach and personal trainer.
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