Mike's Mailbag: If You Want to Quit, Talk to Coach First
This fall I started swimming at a big D1 school. I've always enjoyed tough workouts but with classes and everything I'm getting really burnt out. I'm not sure college swimming is for me. Any advice?
Three General Principles on the Art of the Taper
Perhaps nothing else in swimming befuddles coaches and swimmers as much as tapering.
President's Message: Chuck Wielgus Successor
Several weeks ago it was announced that our Chief Executive Officer, Chuck Wielgus, will retire later this year after 20 years at the helm of USA Swimming. I have had the good fortune to have been able to work closely with Chuck for the past two years and I can't thank him enough for his patience, insight and openness over that period. I know my predecessors all feel the same way.
Club Excellence Spotlight: FAST Earns First Gold-Medal Recognition
Head Coach Chris Webb details the keys behind FAST’s success in this week’s Club Excellence spotlight.
Black History Month: After Inspirational Swim, Manuel Now Looking Forward to NCAAs
Moments after becoming the first African-American female swimmer to win Olympic gold in an individual event, Simone Manuel said she hoped her performance helped inspire people to reach goals they previously thought were unreachable.
USA Swimming Extends Partnership with Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority
Since 2012, the Swim 1922 Partnership has increased swimming participation at grassroots level in African-American communities
USA Swimming Renews Longtime Partnership with BMW of North America
USA Swimming is pleased to announce the continuation of its longtime partnership with BMW as official automotive sponsor through 2020. BMW will continue to assist in the development of technology to improve athlete performance in the pool, the progress of which will be featured in a digital content series.
Rio Coaching Achievements Revisited
Six months ago this week, 45 Team USA swimmers took to the Olympic Games pool deck in Rio. Behind these impressive numbers and athletes are their diligent and inspiring coaches.
#OfficiallyAwesome Campaign Launches to Attract New Swimming Officials
USA Swimming launched a new social media campaign today to highlight the benefits of becoming a swimming official. The campaign was designed in collaboration with the Officials’ Committee, and aims to attract new officials and retain existing officials.
Registration Now Open For Women's Leadership Summits in April
These summits are designed for women coaches looking for an opportunity to grow both personally and professionally. The Summit will be a weekend retreat for amazing women to convene, connect, brainstorm with others and grow their network.
USA Swimming Continues Successful Partnership with TYR Sport
USA Swimming announced the extension of its partnership with global swimming brand TYR through 2020. TYR will serve as an official sponsor of USA Swimming for technical products and performance apparel.
2017 Manager Application Open for National Team and Club Development
Interested in becoming a head or assistant manager for USA Swimming events, trips, or camps in 2017?
Swimmer’s Ear 101: What You Should Know (Sponsored)
Now that it’s summer, you’re spending more and more time in the water – going to pool parties, while on vacation, or even spending a day at the beach with family or friends.
Safe Sport Fellows Making a Difference
“I want to make a difference” that’s the answer the four Safe Sport fellows gave when asked why they wanted to join this particular program this past January. Now nine months later and the fellows have done just that. They’ve been hard at work bringing their project to life and already making an impact on their community by sharing the Safe Sport message through their unique projects.