Women's Leadership Summit Registration Open
The Women’s Leadership Summit will be held April 10-12, 2015 at La Foret Conference & Retreat Center in Colorado Springs, CO. This Summit is designed for women coaches looking for an opportunity to grow both personally and professionally.
Review of Pooling Talent:Swimming's Greatest Teams
Pooling Talent:Swimming's Greatest Teams, by Matthew De George, works well for those who enjoy delving into the history of competitive swimming.
Multicultural Heroes: Kent Yoshiwara
With just 85 staff and 400,000 members, USA Swimming heavily relies on passionate volunteers at the local level to be able to provide community support. Volunteers like Pacific Swimming Diversity Chair Kent Yoshiwara have been a shining example of how one person can make a huge difference in their local swim committees (LSC's) and the sport of swimming.
Sanction Appeal Process Introduced
USA Swimming is pleased to announce the launch of the Zone Sanction Appeal Process, approved by the 2013 House of Delegates for implementation in January 2015.
Application Open for National Diversity Select Camp
The 2015 National Diversity Select Camp application for both athletes and staff is now open.The application will be open for one month and will close Feb. 9, 2015.
Women in Coaching: Laura Hineman
Kansas City Blazers Head Administrative Coach Laura Hineman found her passion for swimming at a young age. After years of SCUBA and swim lessons, Hineman joined the swim team. While she admits her swimming career certainly had its ups and downs, Hineman says she was always happy in the water, which kept her swimming through college and even today as a coach.
Lessons from Legends: Debbie Meyer, Chasing Boys
Chasing big brothers, or sisters, chasing mom or dad, chasing someone on a relay all seem to bring out the best in us, particularly if we notice we’re catching up. In the early 1960s, a little girl named Debbie Meyer chased the boys throughout her career.
Club Excellence Spotlight: Terrapins Swim Team
One must only glance at the Terrapins Swim Team’s list of accomplishments and record-holders to get an idea of the team’s rich tradition. The team’s continued pursuit of excellence has earned them recognition as one of USA Swimming’s top clubs, achieving gold medal status in the 2014 Club Excellence program.