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.
Ray Essick: Remembered in Photos
Ray Essick's contributions to the world of swimming are countless and his influences continues to impact the sport today. Here's a glimpse at some of the memories he helped form over the years.
Essick's Leadership Shaped USA Swimming from the Ground Up
Ray had a vision. More importantly, he had a way of dealing with people, getting along with them and getting it done.
Visualizing the Last Race
This summer, thousands of swimmers across the country will hit the wall, feeling the thrill and exhaustion of their final race.
Friends Share Memories of Ray Essick
Ray Essick, the first Executive Director of USA Swimming passed away on Saturday. USA Swimming asked those who worked with him and knew him best to share their memories of Ray.
USA Swimming Teams with Tugg to Arrange “The Last Gold” Film Screenings Nationwide
Feature-length film on 1976 U.S. Women’s Swim Team opens in theaters on July 11
Bay Area Standouts to Headline Arena Pro Swim Series at Santa Clara
Bay Area-based Olympic gold medalists Nathan Adrian (Bremerton, Wash./California Aquatics), Natalie Coughlin (Vallejo, Calif./California Aquatics) and Dana Vollmer (Granbury, Texas/California Aquatics) are among the top swimmers expected to compete at next week’s Arena Pro Swim Series at Santa Clara, one of the final tune-ups ahead of this summer’s U.S. Olympic Team Trials – Swimming.
Area Olympic Hopefuls to Headline Arena Pro Swim Series at Indianapolis
Indianapolis-area Olympic hopefuls and 2012 U.S. Olympians are among the top swimmers expected to compete at next week’s Arena Pro Swim Series at Indianapolis, one of the final tune-ups ahead of this summer’s U.S. Olympic Team Trials – Swimming.
Top Tips for Eating Healthier for Less Money
A young swimmer asked me a simple question: is it possible to eat healthy, but eat cheaply? Great question, and the answer is yes.
20 Question Tuesday: Molly Hannis
The University of Tennessee has been on a big upswing, and it’s post-grad program has produced, among others, Christine Magnuson and Davis Tarwater. Current National Team member Molly Hannis
Be Flexible to Compete at Your Best
I have learned many things by attending the Olympic Games, one of the most important being the ability to be flexible.
Mike's Mailbag: The Gap Year and Swimming
I'm a 17-year-old high school junior wondering if I can take a gap year after graduation and still plan on swimming in college. Will college coaches still consider me if I take a year off?
Jacob Pebley: Ready to Take the Next Step
With just over a month remaining before the start of 2016 Olympic Trials, Jacob Pebley feels he has as a better chance at making this year’s Olympic team than ever before.
USA Swimming’s First-Ever Executive Director Ray Essick Passes Away
Ray Essick, the first Executive Director of USA Swimming, passed away on Saturday night. Essick guided the organization from its formation in 1980 until his retirement in 1997, when current Executive Director Chuck Wielgus took over.
Team Tweets Of The Week: May 12-19
USA Swimming Club's Team Tweets of the Week!
Club Excellence Spotlight: Sandpipers of Nevada
The Sandpipers of Nevada have experienced exponential growth since head coach Ron Aitken first came to the team in the mid 1990s, and with that growth has come a wave of success.
Catching Up with Mark Warkentin
Like most swimmers – most athletes – Mark Warkentin has experienced his share of successes and failures.
Tickets on Sale for USA Swimming House Fan Nights During U.S. Olympic Team Trials – Swimming
Tickets are now on sale to four themed, fan event nights at USA Swimming House, the new social hub for USA Swimming in Omaha.
5 Strategies to Help Picky Swimmers Eat Better
Let’s face it, picky swimmers are a challenge to feed and fuel. Here are 5 strategies that may help.
20 Question Tuesday: Josh Prenot
Josh Prenot is coming on strong. He's still ironing out his schedules -- for Olympic Trials, and finishing up his degree in physics next year, as he explains in this week's 20 Question Tuesday.
Online course to benefit the USA Swimming Foundation
EDUCATA has announced a new course called “Mechanics of Swimming” geared toward giving swimmers, coaches, trainers, and physical therapists the knowledge to identify, treat, and deal with shoulder pain associated with swimming.