5 Ways to Be an Awesome Teammate This Season
Although each swimmer on a team or in a group has a different role, specialty or set of goals, there is one universal responsibility every swimmer has: to be an awesome teammate.
Swim Team Finding Motivation in a Simple Board
The Sheridan (Wyo.) Lady Broncs are building a tradition of solidarity, sacrifice and relentless effort, one nail at a time.
Mike's Mailbag: There is no Pressure
Every time that I have a big meet or race that I've prepped for, I get really nervous and antsy. Then I gain time. How can I remove the pressure and stop the cycle?
2016 State of the Sport Report from Chuck Wielgus
What a great year this has been for USA Swimming! Virtually every single aspect of our business is healthy and vibrant. And what a show our National Team athletes put on at the Rio Olympic Games.
Convention President's Letter 2016
It has been a very exciting and productive year for USA Swimming. We had a wonderful Olympic Trials that broke all records for attendance. And a spectacular Olympic Games in Rio where our athletes dominated the pool like no other Olympics in several decades.
Katie Ledecky Claims Fourth Straight USA Swimming Athlete of the Year Honor
Five-time Olympic gold medalist Katie Ledecky was named USA Swimming Athlete of the Year for a record fourth consecutive year and earned the Phillips 66 Performance Award for the fifth straight occasion after a world-record swim in the 800-meter freestyle at the 2016 Olympic Games.
Backstrokers Pay it Forward
As dominant as Team USA has been in swimming over the decades, there is a group of swimmers that has been even more dominant -- America’s male backstrokers.
A Deep Dive into Nuts and Seeds for Swimmers
There are many reasons why swimmers should include nuts and seeds as part of their performance plan.
Seth Stubblefield: Tying the Swimming Knot
Seth Stubblefield’s “big day” came this summer when he made the finals of the 100 butterfly at Olympic Trials. He has an even bigger day coming up in two short weeks.
Catching Up with Tom Wilkens
In some ways, Tom Wilkens says his days as the captain of the 2000 U.S. Olympic team seem like they just happened. In others, they seem like a lifetime ago
USA Swimming Releases First-Ever LGBTQ Cultural Inclusion Resource Guide
USA Swimming has released the organization’s first-ever Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender Queer (LGBTQ) Cultural Inclusion Resource Guide to be launched during the United States Aquatic Sports (USAS) Convention in Atlanta, Georgia.
Questions to Ask Before Joining a Swim Team
When a sport dominates mainstream sports headlines and the cultural dialogue for several weeks, that sport then is on the receiving end of new attention, which means new membership.
USA Swimming Creates First-Ever 18 & Under World 100 Program
USA Swimming today announced the honorees for a new program called the 18 & Under World 100, recognizing many of the nation’s top 18-and-under swimmers for their performances in Olympic events in 2016.
20 Question Tuesday: Dara Torres
You never really forget Dara Torres. The Olympic medalist made her mark both inside the pool and out. She’s excited about what this year’s Olympic team did -- and will do, as she explains in this week’s 20 Question Tuesday.
Mike's Mailbag: When to Stop
I've always been a good butterflier, and have never hurt myself swimming but recently my shoulders always hurt when I pull. How can I tell if this is serious?
National Select Camp Assistant Coach Application Now Open
The 2016 National Select Camp will be held from January 19-22, 2017 at the Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs, CO.
5 Tips for Getting Back into Your Swimming Routine
Use the motivation and inspiration from Rio to slingshot yourself into a fresh year of fast swimming. Here is how to get a running dive into a successful season.
5 Surprising Reasons Young Swimmers Should Eat Breakfast
This dietitian wants the young swimmer to eat breakfast. Here are my reasons why.
USA Swimming to Host 2017 FINA World Junior Swimming Championships in Indianapolis
The top 18-and-under swimmers in the world will come to Indianapolis for the 2017 FINA World Junior Swimming Championships, hosted by USA Swimming and United States Aquatic Sports. The event will be held at the iconic Indiana University Natatorium on the campus of IUPUI in late August. Final dates are to be confirmed.