Welcome, Swimmers!

USA Swimming is made up of 400,000 swimmers. From big to small, fast to not-so-fast, the world of swimming is a fun, competitive, healthy world. From the 8-year-old working toward their first swim meet to the 22-year-old heroes on the blocks at the Olympic Games, USA Swimming athletes come in all shapes and sizes. In this section, you will find out how you can be a part of this exciting world!


America's Swim Team Athlete Focus

Meet Your America’s Swim Team teammates!

Did you know that as a member of USA Swimming, you are on the same team as 400,000 other swimmers across the country? Yep, your team includes heroes like Ryan Lochte and Natalie Coughlin, as well as all the kids on this page. Whether you swim in Eureka or Topeka, you are a member of America’s Swim Team!


CENTRAL zoneAliya Decker (medium)

Name: Aliya Decker
Age: 11
Team: Valparaiso Swim Team
Role Model: Chloe Sutton
Favorite Strokes: Breast & Free
Favorite Events: 500 Free, 200IM, 100 Breast, 400IM
Favorite Swimmers: Chloe Sutton, Missy Franklin
Future Goal: To make the Olympic Swim Team
Hobbies: Swimming, Diving, and Running
Famous People you would like to meet:  Missy Franklin & Ryan Lochte
Favorite Book: Percy Jackson series
Favorite Movies: Minion and Hunger Games
When I Grow Up I Want To Be: A Teacher,Swim Coach, and an Olympic Swimmer
If I Could Change One Thing It Would Be: Cure All Cancer 

Want to see your profile in Splash Magazine or on usaswimming.org? Answer all of the questions above and send your answers and a photo to splash@usaswimming.org. To see more of your America's Swim Team teammates, visit our Athlete Focus archive.

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