Catching Up with Brennan Morris
Coaching as a profession was never in the career plans for Brennan Morris while he was competing. That all changed following a summer visit to Stamford, Connecticut.
USA Swimming Foundation and Olympic Athletes Offer Swim Safety Tips for Water Safety Month
With the swimming season here, the USA Swimming Foundation kicks off National Water Safety Month with personal water safety tips from six Olympic gold medalists.
Collegiate Swimmer Resuscitates 80-Year-Old Man
Illinois University Swimmer and USA Swimming member Charli Wike was credited with saving the life of an 80-year-old man after he collapsed from cardiac arrest Saturday, April 30 in Champaign, Ill. In a heroic act, Wike performed CPR to for several minutes until the man regained consciousness.
“Do swimmers really go that far under the water after the dive?" my friend asked. We had just watched a swimming commercial. On TV.
David Durden Inspires Through Coach Enrichment Program
David Durden, Head Men's Swimming Coach at the University of California, shares his experiences with the USA Swimming Coach Enrichment Program and how it has helped him succeed.
Charlie Keating IV killed in Iraq
Navy SEAL Charlie Keating IV was killed in action Tuesday during a firefight against ISIS in Iraq. He was 31.
Club Excellence Spotlight: Aquazot Swim Club
Aquazot Swim Club finished eighth overall in the 2016 Club Excellence standings, the team’s fourth consecutive year earning gold medal recognition.
Olympic Champions Headed to Arena Pro Swim Series at Charlotte
2012 individual Olympic champions Ryan Lochte, Tyler Clary and Dana Vollmer are expected to compete at next week’s Arena Pro Swim Series at Charlotte, one of the final tune-ups ahead of this summer’s U.S. Olympic Team Trials – Swimming.
20 Question Tuesday: Eva Fabian
Eva Fabian has a run of impressive successes. The National Team member talks about school at Yale, swimming and how she feels as Trials gets closer in this week’s 20 Question Tuesday.
Arena Pro Swim Series at Santa Clara Time Standards Adjusted
In an opportunity to provide more swimmers with the chance to compete at an elite-level event, USA Swimming has adjusted the entry time standards for the June 3-5 Arena Pro Swim Series at Santa Clara to be in line with the entry time standards for the Speedo Winter Junior Championships.
Celebrities Kick-Off #WaterSafetyMonth with USA Swimming Foundation Make A Spash Atlanta Event
Olympians Rowdy Gaines, Cullen Jones and Maritza McClendon, joined forces with celebrities Keri Hilson, Ludacris and Blake Michael in Atlanta for the Make a Splash Tour, presented by Phillips 66.
Embrace the Journey: Using Failure to Succeed
There were three major takeaways from the National Junior Team camp this year.
Mike's Mailbag: Falling and Flying
I've been involved in swimming as long as I can remember. Anxiety and depression have kept me out of the pool recently and now I'm wondering if I should give swimming one final shot my senior year. Please help.
USA Swimming Announces 2016 FINA World Junior Open Water Championships Roster
USA Swimming today announced a roster of 11 swimmers set to represent the United States at this summer’s FINA World Junior Open Water Championships, slated for July 16-18 in Hoorn, the Netherlands.
Team Tweets of the Week: April 22-29
Check out the top 10 best tweets from USA Swimming clubs from this week!
Anthony Ervin: Embracing the Zen
More than five years since his return to competitive swimming, Anthony Ervin is training as hard as ever and embraces his love for the process of swimming as much as he does the sport itself.
Five More to Watch in Omaha
Every year, there are several U.S. swimmers who have the meets of their lives and make their first Olympic team. This summer in Omaha will most likely be no exception.
Build Better Bones in the Swimmer
Certainly, a healthy diet and exercise contributes to healthy bones… but is it enough?
The Last Gold Chosen as an Official Program Selection for the 2016 LA Film Festival
USA Swimming is proud to announce that the World Premiere of The Last Gold will take place during the 2016 LA Film Festival in Culver City, California, on Monday, June 6.
20 Question Tuesday: Andrew Gemmell
The 1500 will be among the many exciting races at Olympic Trials. A loaded field led by Olympian Andrew Gemmell, and a host of other distance swimmers. Gemmell talks about his recent Open Water National Championship in this week's 20 Question Tuesday.
USA Swimming Announces 2016 Diversity Coach Mentorship Program
Applications are now available for the 2016 USA Swimming Diversity Coach Mentorship Program. Participants are active coaches in urban areas with an interest in raising their level of expertise and skill.
The Power of Competing in the Moment
In previous articles, we talked about the services and role of a sport psychologist in swimming, and four of the seven High Performance Strategies. This article will briefly describe the fifth strategy – The Power of Competing in the Moment.
Chuck Wielgus Blog: Be Nice
I’ve been fortunate to be around a lot of athletes from many different sports. Some of these athletes have been arrogant and self-centered, and some have been humble and thoughtful. How an athlete acts will be how people will judge him or her. That’s only natural.