Category Archives: Swimming

Ranking the 2018 Women’s NCAA Recruiting Classes: #9-12

See also: After a whirlwind of a summer season, it’s time to shift gears and start preparing for NCAA season. To help out, we’re launching our yearly series ranking the top 12 recruiting classes in the nation – these swimmers will be starting their freshman seasons in the next month. Here are a few important […]

Cascade Swim Club Hires David Orr as New Head Coach

Cascade Swim Club of Seattle, Washington has hired David Orr as their new executive director and head coach (EDHC). Head age group coach Lisa Pace had been the club’s interim head coach since Tom Pardee left. Orr comes to Seattle after coaching at Sunkist Swim Team in Jackson, Mississippi since 2010. At Sunkist, Orr was […]

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8 Reasons Why Women Coaches Matter

SwimSwam welcomes reader submissions about all topics aquatic, and if it’s well-written and well-thought, we might just post it under our “Shouts from the Stands” series. We don’t necessarily endorse the content of the Shouts from the Stands posts, and the opinions remain those of their authors. If you have thoughts to share, please send [email protected] […]

Syrian Swimmer Sara Mardini Arrested in Greece for Aiding Refugees

Sara Mardini, who gained international fame for helping pull a boat full of Syrian refugees to shore alongside sister and 2016 Olympian Yusra Mardini, was arrested by Greek authorities on Tuesday, August 28th, for aiding refugees on the Greek island of Lesbos. Mardini was arrested alongside Greek national Nassos Karakitsos and Irish volunteer Seán Binder, […]

College Swimming Previews: #11 Tennessee Returns Zeng, Reloads Swimmers

We’ll be previewing the top 12 men’s and women’s programs for the 2018-2018 season – stay tuned to our College Swimming Previews channel to catch all 24. Can’t get enough college swimming news? Check out the College Preview issue of SwimSwam Magazine for more in-depth college swimming coverage, including a bird’s-eye view of the flood of coaching changes and our ever-popular […]

The Neat-o Thing That Happens When Swimmers Work Their Mental Training

by Olivier Poirier-Leroy. Join his weekly motivational newsletter for competitive swimmers by clicking here. A lot of awesome stuff happens on the way to swimming excellence, whatever that means for you in your own particular case. Overcoming failures and setbacks, learning how to plan to accomplish something big, managing your thoughts and self-talk and more all happen […]

Former Notre Dame Head Coach Brian Barnes Joins Purdue as Assistant

The game of coaching musical chairs continues through another round as we open up the 2018-2018 season.  Purdue Men’s Head Coach Dan Ross announced today that Brian Barnes, longtime head coach of the Notre Dame women’s team, will join the Boilermakers as an assistant coach. Barnes will replace Jeremy “J.” Agnew, who was hired earlier this […]

Madisyn Cox’s Suspension Reduced to Six Months after Trimetazidine Detected in Multivitamin

The Court of Arbitration for Sport has approved an agreement reducing 2017-2018 USA National Team swimmer Madisyn Cox’s 2-year doping suspension to six months after she was able to establish what had triggered the positive test for Trimetazidine, Cox informed SwimSwam today.  As the initial suspension began March 3rd of this year, she will be eligible […]

Norwegian Record-Holder Hvas Won’t Swim For UNC Until Post-2020

Norwegian national teamer Tomoe Zenimoto Hvas, the top recruit for UNC this season, won’t join the NCAA until after the 2020 Olympics, the program says. Hvas, a Norwegian junior national record-holder in the 100 fly, originally announced his verbal commitment to UNC last summer and was expected to join the freshman class of 2018-2019. But Hvas’s name […]