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!


SOUTHERN zoneKennedy Byars (medium)

Name: Kennedy Byars
Age: 10   
Team: Atomic City Aquatics Club (ACAC)
Role Models: My Brother, Dad, Missy Franklin, And My Coaches
Favorite Strokes: Freestyle and Backstroke
Favorite Swimmers: Missy Franklin and My Brother 
Future Goals: To be in the Olympics for swimming and be on the Team USA
Hobbies: Swimming, Theater, Playing, Drawing, and Singing
Famous Person I’d Like To Meet: Michael Phelps  (only because I already met Missy)
Favorite Book: The Isle of the Lost Series
Favorite Movie: Runaway Bride and The Wedding Planner
When I Grow Up I want To Be: Olympic Swimmer and Make It to Nationals in Triathlon
If I Could Change One Thing It Would Be: Be a good role model for my sister Trinity because she looks up to me and I would like to make her proud!

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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