• Cornell Posts 1-2-3-4-5-6-7 Finish in Men’s 400 IM On Day 2 Of Zippy Invite

    Cornell Posts 1-2-3-4-5-6-7 Finish in Men’s 400 IM On Day 2 Of Zippy Invite
    By Spencer Penland on SwimSwam
    2019 AKRON ZIPPY INVITEFriday-Sunday, December 6-8th
    Akron, OH
    Short Course Yards
    Day 1 Results (PDF)
    Day 2 Results (PDF)TEAM SCORES
    WOMENAkron, University of 1485
    Oakland University 1244
     Cornell University 1044.5
    University of Cincinnati 920
     St. Bonaventure University 517
    Clarion 379
    Bloomsburg University 364.5
    Malone University 37MEN Cornell University 1783
    Oakland University 1223.5
    University of Cincinnati 963.5
    Bloomsburg University 601
     S
  • Futures Qualifier Abby David Commits to In-State Cal State East Bay 

    Futures Qualifier Abby David Commits to In-State Cal State East Bay 
    By Anne Lepesant on SwimSwam
    Fitter and Faster Swim Clinics is the proud sponsor of SwimSwam’s College Recruiting Channel and all commitment news. For many, swimming in college is a lifelong dream that is pursued with dedication and determination. Fitter and Faster is proud to honor these athletes and those who supported them on their journey. 
    Abby David from Fairfield, California has signed a National Letter of Intent to swim at California State University, East Bay i
  • Practice + Pancakes: Lone Star Aquatics Take Stability Training to a New Level

    Practice + Pancakes: Lone Star Aquatics Take Stability Training to a New Level
    By Coleman Hodges on SwimSwam
    FORM is swim goggles with a smart display. FORM is a sports technology company with a simple mission: to break down the barriers between what swimming is and what it could be.I took a drive up the road from Austin to Round Rock, where at the Chasco Family YMCA, you can find Lone Star Aquatics putting in work. They have a pretty different philosophy on training than most other club teams (one that might even get highlighted in a future video…).
  • Dave Durden Speaks on Rest of Cal Season: “This is Always a Fun Time of Year”

    Dave Durden Speaks on Rest of Cal Season: “This is Always a Fun Time of Year”
    By Spencer Penland on SwimSwam
    Cal men’s swimming tweeted out a video of head coach Dave Durden reflecting on the 2019-2020 season so far, and previewing the busy upcoming weeks for his team. The Cal men are the defending NCAA champions, after they dethroned Texas last March after a 4-year run by the Longhorns.Locked & loaded for the new year!Coach Durden provides an update on our squad's progress as we prepare for this weekend's dual meets at Spieker Aquatics Complex.#EarnIt | #GoBear
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  • Versatile Jonathan Edwards Commits to Ohio State Buckeyes

    Versatile Jonathan Edwards Commits to Ohio State Buckeyes
    By Anne Lepesant on SwimSwam
    Fitter and Faster Swim Clinics is the proud sponsor of SwimSwam’s College Recruiting Channel and all commitment news. For many, swimming in college is a lifelong dream that is pursued with dedication and determination. Fitter and Faster is proud to honor these athletes and those who supported them on their journey. 
    Jonathan Edwards has announced his recent commitment to The Ohio State University’s class of 2024. He will join Bran
  • Hammer Head® Swim Cap, The First Pro-Active Defense for Swimmers 

    Hammer Head® Swim Cap, The First Pro-Active Defense for Swimmers 
    By SwimSwam Partner Content on SwimSwam
    Courtesy of Hammer Head® Swim Cap, a SwimSwam partner
    Head safety of our swimmers is top of mind for parents, coaches and athletes with the implementation of Concussion Protocol Training (CPT) across all states by major organizations like USA Swimming and the National Federation of High Schools Association.
    We all know of the inherent risks in swimming like novice swimmers learning the backstroke, daydreamers doing circle turns and flip turns, 5 meter
  • WATCH LIVE: 2020 Euro Meet in Luxembourg

    WATCH LIVE: 2020 Euro Meet in Luxembourg
    By Braden Keith on SwimSwam
    2020 LUXEMBOURG EURO MEETJanuary 24th-26th, 2020
    Centre National Sportif et Culturel d’Coque, Luxembourg
    LCM (50m) Course
    SwimSwam Preview #1/Preview #2
    Meet Site
    Start Lists
    Competition Schedule
    Live ResultsThe 2020 Euro Meet that begins on Friday in Luxembourg will feature many of the best swimmers from across Europe, including names like Katinka Hosszu, Sarah Sjostrom, Ben Proud, Florent Manaudou, Nicolo Martinenghi, Charlotte Bonnet, and Fabio Scozzoli.
    The
  • Juniors Champ Dobler Sets Lifetime Best 100 FR, Wins 4 Races at Washington Open

    Juniors Champ Dobler Sets Lifetime Best 100 FR, Wins 4 Races at Washington Open
    By Lauren Neidigh on SwimSwam
    GEORGIA TECH VS. SOUTH CAROLINAJan. 16-19, 2020
    Federal Way, Washington
    Short Course Yards
    Full ResultsJunior National Champion Kaitlyn Dobler, a USC commit, won 4 events as one of the top performers at the 2020 Washington Open in Federal Way last weekend. Dobler was within hundredths of her 50 free best, winning that race in 22.27. She swept the breaststrokes with a 1:00.43 in the 100 and 2:12.67 in the 200, and also won the 100 fly in 54.14. In her final race, the
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  • Two Chicago-Area HS Swimmers Robbed, One Shot While Returning From Meet

    Two Chicago-Area HS Swimmers Robbed, One Shot While Returning From Meet
    By Jared Anderson on SwimSwam
    Two swimmers from Chicago‘s Lindblom Math & Science Academy High School were robbed at gunpoint this week as they were returning from a swim meet. One was shot in the chest.
    The local CBS affiliate says the two boys were returning from a swim meet on Tuesday night and walking to a parked car. At about 6:30 PM, on a sidewalk outside the school, a black car pulled up to the two boys. Police say two men got out of the car and demanded the boys’ property
  • NCAP’s Ellie Oswald Commits to Rhode Island for 2020-21 

    NCAP’s Ellie Oswald Commits to Rhode Island for 2020-21 
    By Anne Lepesant on SwimSwam
    Fitter and Faster Swim Clinics is the proud sponsor of SwimSwam’s College Recruiting Channel and all commitment news. For many, swimming in college is a lifelong dream that is pursued with dedication and determination. Fitter and Faster is proud to honor these athletes and those who supported them on their journey. 
    Ellie Oswald, a senior at James W Robinson, Jr. Secondary School in Fairfax, Virginia (“home of the Rams”) has
  • Swim Coach Scott Volkers Asks Court to Clear Latest Abuse Charges in Australia

    Swim Coach Scott Volkers Asks Court to Clear Latest Abuse Charges in Australia
    By Braden Keith on SwimSwam
    Attorneys for swim coach Scott Volkers have asked an Australian court to permanently stay new charges against their client that were filed in 2017, arguing that the reinstitution of charges without new evidence amount to “unjustifiable oppression.”
    Volkers was first publicly accused of abusing girls under the age of 16 in 2002, when he was charged based on allegations of mistreatment in the 1980s. He was then charged again in 2017 with 5 counts of indecent
  • Euro Meet Lussemburgo: Diretta Streaming, Orari E Programma Gare

    Euro Meet Lussemburgo: Diretta Streaming, Orari E Programma Gare
    By Giusy Cisale on SwimSwam
    EURO MEET LUSSEMBURGO 202024-26 Gennaio 2020
    Centre National Sportif et Culturel d’Coque, Luxembourg
    Vasca Lunga (50m)
    Meet Site
    Start Lists
    Swimswam Italia previewL’Euro Meet Lussemburgo 2020 partirà domani 24 Gennaio al Centre National Sportif et Culturel d’Coque.
    Il meeting è il primo dei quattro che compongono la LEN Swimming Cup, che poi si sposterà ad Eindhoven ad Aprileleggi qui l’approfondimento sulla LEN
  • Virginia Concludes Regular Season at Home Against NC State, North Carolina

    Virginia Concludes Regular Season at Home Against NC State, North Carolina
    By SwimSwam on SwimSwam
    Courtesy: UVA Athletics
    CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. –  The Virginia men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams will close the regular season this weekend, hosting NC State in a dual meet on Friday (Jan. 24) before celebrating Senior Day against North Carolina on Saturday (Jan. 25) at the Aquatic and Fitness Center.
    The Cavaliers enter the weekend with the women ranked sixth in the latest College Swimming and Diving Coaches Association of America poll
  • Dresden Completes €40 Million Pool Project on Freiberger Platz

    Dresden Completes €40 Million Pool Project on Freiberger Platz
    By Jared Anderson on SwimSwam
    A five-year, €40 million construction project wrapped up in December, leaving Dresden, Germany with two 50-meter pools at Freiberger Platz.
    The facility, now one of the top few aquatic centers in all of Germany, opened in December, according to MDR. The aquatic center previously had one Olympic-sized pool that was renovated, but a second 50-meter pool was added during the construction. MDR reports that the facility also includes an instructional pool, a diving
  • Seto & Irie Happy With FINA Champions Series Races, But Looking For More

    Seto & Irie Happy With FINA Champions Series Races, But Looking For More
    By Retta Race on SwimSwam
    2020 FINA CHAMPIONS SERIESJan 14th-15th Shenzhen, China and 18th-19th Beijing, China
    50m (LCM)
    Meet Info
    Results (Shenzhen)
    Results (Beijing)The 2020 FINA Champions Series consisted of just 2 stops compared to 3 stops in its inaugural season in 2019. Both meets took place in China, in Shenzhen and Beijing, and both took place in January, which means this year’s series is already complete.
    We noted our top 10 performances from the 4 days’ worth of competition
  • Eventi Di Qualificazione Olimpica Cancellati In Cina Per Il Coronavirus

    Eventi Di Qualificazione Olimpica Cancellati In Cina Per Il Coronavirus
    By Giusy Cisale on SwimSwam
    Alcuni eventi di qualificazione olimpica sono stati cancellati o riprogrammati a seguito dell’epidemia mortale di coronavirus in Cina.
    Il virus ha ucciso nell’ultima settimana almeno 17 persone. Secondo i funzionari della sanità pubblica cinese ne ha inoltre infettati più di 600.
    I funzionari hanno messo in quarantena l’intera città di Wuhan, con 11 milioni di residenti.
    Casi di malattia sono stati identificati in tutte le provin
  • Tokyo Olympic Aquatics Center Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony Slated For March

    Tokyo Olympic Aquatics Center Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony Slated For March
    By Retta Race on SwimSwam
    Last November we got a look at the newly-constructed Tokyo Aquatics Center, site for the swimming, diving, artistic swimming and several Para Swimming events at this year’s Summer Olympic Games.
    Located in Tatsumi Seaside Park in Koto Ward, the Aquatics Center’s construction was considered 75% complete in August of 2019 and 90% complete as of October of last year, with a goal completion month of February of 2020.
    The date of the official ribbon-cutting
  • Olympic Qualifying Events in China Cancelled, Rescheduled due to Coronavirus

    Olympic Qualifying Events in China Cancelled, Rescheduled due to Coronavirus
    By Braden Keith on SwimSwam
    A number of Olympic qualifying events have been cancelled or rescheduled as a result of the deadly coronavirus outbreak in China, the IOC has said. The virus has killed at least 17 according to Chinese public health officials and sickened more than 600 as of Thursday.
    Officials have quarantined the entire city of Wuhan, with 11 million residents, aand cases of the disease have been identified in all Chinese provinces, with at least one case detected in Washington stat
  • Chalmers Opts Out Of 50 Free Final While McKeown Clocks PB In The Event

    Chalmers Opts Out Of 50 Free Final While McKeown Clocks PB In The Event
    By Retta Race on SwimSwam
    2020 SOUTH AUSTRALIA STATE CHAMPIONSHIPSSaturday, January 18 – Thursday, January 23rd
    SA Aquatic & Leisure Centre, Oaklands Park
    LCM
    Meet Site
    SwimSwam Preview
    Day 1 Recap/Day 2 Recap/Day 3 Recap/Day 4 Recap/Day 5 Recap
    Live ResultsThe 2020 South Australian State Championships came to a close tonight at SA Aquatic & Leisure Centre, with 21-year-old Kyle Chalmers wrapping up his 20th+ swim of the 6-day meet.
    After already stepping onto the blocks for e
  • NC State Hits The Road For ACC Matchup with Virginia

    NC State Hits The Road For ACC Matchup with Virginia
    By SwimSwam on SwimSwam
    Courtesy: NC State Athletics
    RALEIGH – The NC State men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams are set to travel to Charlottesville, Va., on Fri., Jan. 24 to take on the Virginia Cavaliers at the University of Virginia Aquatic Center.
    The first diving events are set to begin at 1 p.m., and the swimming events will start at 4 p.m. The meet will be streamed live on the ACC Network Extra beginning at 4 p.m.
    NC State at VirginiaDate: Friday, Jan. 24Time: 1
  • NC State Hits Road For ACC Matchup with Virginia

    NC State Hits Road For ACC Matchup with Virginia
    By SwimSwam on SwimSwam
    Courtesy: NC State Athletics
    RALEIGH – The NC State men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams are set to travel to Charlottesville, Va., on Fri., Jan. 24 to take on the Virginia Cavaliers at the University of Virginia Aquatic Center.
    The first diving events are set to begin at 1 p.m., and the swimming events will start at 4 p.m. The meet will be streamed live on the ACC Network Extra beginning at 4 p.m.
    NC State at VirginiaDate: Friday, Jan. 24Time: 1
  • See 2234 New Swim Jobs You Might Love

    See 2234 New Swim Jobs You Might Love
    By Coleman Hodges on SwimSwamIf you don’t like the career you’re in, you might want to work in the swimming community and be a part of our big swimming family! Go here to see 2634 Swim Jobs.
    HEAD COACH POSITION AT CONCORD COUNTRY CLUB IN WEST CHESTER, PA
    Concord Country Club in West Chester, PA is currently accepting applications for head and assistant coaching positions for the 2020 summer swim season.
    THE RACE CLUB SEEKS FULL-TIME SWIMMING COACH, SAN DIEGO LOCATION
    The Race Club&nb
  • Daily Swim Coach Workout #48

    Daily Swim Coach Workout #48
    By Dan Dingman on SwimSwam
    SwimSwam’s daily swimming workout series is a collection of workouts written by coaches from a variety of backgrounds. All daily swimming workouts have been written using Commit Swimming. The workouts themselves are not indicative of SwimSwam’s or Commit’s views on training. They strictly reflect the opinions of the author swim coach.
    Workout ContextPurpose:  Base building
    Target age group:  13-18 years old
    Target level:  Age Group (Adv
  • La Vita, Il Nuoto e La Rinascita. La Storia Di Tania

    La Vita, Il Nuoto e La Rinascita. La Storia Di Tania
    By Giusy Cisale on SwimSwam
    La vita spesso ci pone davanti ostacoli che mai avremmo immaginato. Quando quegli ostacoli vengono posti davanti al cammino di chi ama e vive il nuoto in ogni cellula, tutto può trasformarsi ed assumere le sfumature che noi tutti conosciamo, quelle del blu.
    Tania oggi ha 32 anni.
    Capelli neri che le incorniciano un viso dai tratti morbidi.
    Una linea blu da inseguire che le ha dato la forza di combattere.
    Se a 29 anni ti arriva una diagnosi che sembra una senten
  • Fordham Closes Out Home Schedule With Sweep Of Iona

    Fordham Closes Out Home Schedule With Sweep Of Iona
    By SwimSwam on SwimSwam
    Fordham vs IonaJanuary 22, 2020
    Bronx, New York
    ResultsCourtesy: Fordham Athletics
    Bronx, N.Y. – (January 22, 2020) – The Fordham swimming & diving team had their final home meet of the season on Wednesday night, capping the home slate with a sweep of the Iona Gaels at the Col. Francis B. Messmore Aquatic Center.  The Fordham women posted a 175-114 win over Iona, while the men were victorious by a 143-119 count.
    In the women’s competition, three
  • Missy Franklin’s Strategy for Building Self-Confidence Before Competition

    Missy Franklin’s Strategy for Building Self-Confidence Before Competition
    By Olivier Poirier-Leroy on SwimSwam
    American swim star Missy Franklin captivated the world during her reign as one of the best swimmers on the planet. Here’s how she built her self-confidence going into big swim meets.
    Missy Franklin has achieved some wild stuff in the pool:Broke the world record in the 200m backstroke at the London Olympics.
    Won six gold medals, the most by any female swimmer at a single world championship meet, in 2013.
    First woman to break 1:40 in the 200-yard freestyl
  • LEN Swimming Cup:Al Via Domani Con 100 Mila Euro Di Premi In Denaro

    LEN Swimming Cup:Al Via Domani Con 100 Mila Euro Di Premi In Denaro
    By Giusy Cisale on SwimSwam
    LEN SWIMMING CUP 2020Euromeet, Lussemburgo (24-26 Gennaio)
    Swim Cup Eindhoven (9-12 Aprile)
    Open de France, Paris/Chartres
    Sette Colli, Roma (26-28 Giugno)La LEN Swimming Cup 2020 si aprirà domani, 24 Gennaio con l’Euro Meet in Lussemburgo.
    La serie, sostenuta LEN, l’organo di governo europeo per gli sport acquatici, offrirà 100.000 euro in premi in denaro. Questa è la seconda edizione della serie di meeting che toccheranno d
  • Towson Sweeps Loyola In Midweek Showdown

    Towson Sweeps Loyola In Midweek Showdown
    By SwimSwam on SwimSwam
    Towson vs LoyolaJanuary 22, 2020
    Baltimore, Maryland
    ResultsCourtesy: Towson Athletics
    BALTIMORE, Md. – The Towson University men’s swimming and diving team dominated Loyola in a dual meet Wednesday night.
    The Tigers scored 165-128 over the Greyhounds Mangione Pool.
    How it HappenedOwen Robinson, Kenny Afolabi-Brown, Nick McClure and Matt Essing won the 200-yard medley relay with a time of 1:32.64.
    Drew Munson won the 1650-yard fre
  • Notre Dame Set To Host Shamrock Invitational

    Notre Dame Set To Host Shamrock Invitational
    By SwimSwam on SwimSwam
    Courtesy: Notre Dame Athletics
    NOTRE DAME, Ind. — The Notre Dame Swim & Dive teams will host the Shamrock Invitational from Jan. 24-25. As part of the invitational, the Irish will honor the anniversary of the 1992 bus accident that claimed the lives of two Notre Dame swimmers, and recognize legendary coach Tim Welsh for his career accomplishments.
    Teams from four other universities will travel to Rolfs Aquatic Center to compete in what is becoming one
  • Notre Dame Snags Verbal Commitment from Winter Juniors Finalist Kaden Smesko

    Notre Dame Snags Verbal Commitment from Winter Juniors Finalist Kaden Smesko
    By Anne Lepesant on SwimSwam
    Fitter and Faster Swim Clinics is the proud sponsor of SwimSwam’s College Recruiting Channel and all commitment news. For many, swimming in college is a lifelong dream that is pursued with dedication and determination. Fitter and Faster is proud to honor these athletes and those who supported them on their journey.Kaden Smesko from Walsh Jesuit High School in Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio has announced his verbal commitment to the University of Notre Dame for 2020-21. H

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