Texas’ Carol Capitani, Wisconsin’s Whitney Hite Named Head Coaches for 2017 World University Games
Carol Capitani and Whitney Hite, standout collegiate coaches with extensive international coaching experience, have been selected to lead USA Swimming as head coaches at the 2017 World University Games, National Team Director Frank Busch announced today.
American Records Fall as Texas Clinches Men’s NCAA Title
A quartet of American records fell and the University of Texas wrapped up its 13th team title Saturday at the 2017 NCAA Division I Men’s Swimming and Diving Championships at the Indiana University Natatorium in Indianapolis.
American Records to Kalisz, Dressel at NCAA Championships
Team USA Olympians Chase Kalisz of the University of Georgia and Caeleb Dressel of the University of Florida set American records Friday at the 2017 NCAA Division I Men’s Swimming and Diving Championships at the Indiana University Natatorium in Indianapolis.
Cassidy Bayer: Gaining Perspective from Experience
At just 17, Cassidy Bayer is heralded as one of the future stars of USA Swimming.
She proved that last summer at the U.S. Olympic Trials.
Clark Smith Sets 500y Free American Record at NCAA Championships
University of Texas Olympian Clark Smith topped a 9-year-old American record in the 500-yard freestyle to highlight Thursday’s action at the 2017 NCAA Division I Men’s Swimming and Diving Championships at the Indiana University Natatorium in Indianapolis.
Katie Ledecky Inducted Into Maryland Women's Hall of Fame
Team USA swimmer, Stanford University freshman and two-time Olympian Katie Ledecky was inducted into the Maryland Women's Hall of Fame on March 16.
20 Question Tuesday: Michael Klueh
Michael Klueh had an eye-popping seven international gold medals representing the U.S. from 2005 to 2015. He talks about that and more in this week's 20 Question Tuesday.
National Team Director Applications Close April 5
Following the announcement of Frank’s Busch’s retirement from the position of National Team Director, USA Swimming is conducting a search for a dynamic leader to oversee and direct all aspects of USA Swimming’s National Team program.
Blake Pieroni: Wanting More Since Rio
As Blake Pieroni looks ahead to next week’s men’s NCAA Division I Championships in Indianapolis, he can’t help but think back to last summer.
Claire Donahue: Embracing Change
After a disappointing result at Olympic Trials last summer, Claire Donahue faced an unfamiliar dilemma. She decided she had more to accomplish in the pool.
Jordan Wilimovsky: Pedal to the Medal
Close, but no cigar. That’s how Jordan Wilimovsky’s excellent Olympic adventure last summer in Rio de Janeiro can be summed up.
Maritza Correia McClendon: Mother, Wife, Mentor, Icon
Growing up an African-American female swimmer, Maritza Correia McClendon lacked an idol in the sport who looked like her.
The Moment: For Cody Miller, All That Glitters is not Gold
Cody Miller’s genuinely-joyful reaction to capturing bronze in the 100 breaststroke at the Rio Games was influenced – at least in part – by the Yoda-like wisdom imparted by a veteran swimmer from the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago.
The Moment: Ryan Rising
Of the 47 swimmers representing Team USA in Rio, 30 were Olympic rookies, including Ryan Murphy. First-time jitters? Hardly.
The Moment: Katie Ledecky Crushes Olympic 800m Free
Katie Ledecky’s Rio haul would be beyond the wildest expectations of most any athlete -- four golds, a silver, two world records, an American record. And yet for this 19-year-old, it was merely the culmination of a week’s swims she had clearly envisioned years before.
The Moment: Simone Manuel Dreams Big to Win Olympic 100m Free
The look on the face of Simone Manuel in that moment after she turns to gaze up at the results of the women’s 100 meter freestyle isn’t complete surprise at a gold-medal finish; she believed something amazing was destined to happen going into that final.
Erika Erndl: Mom Strength
The Erika Erndl who is hoping to compete this summer at U.S. Olympic Trials-Swimming is quite different from the one who came close to making the team four years ago.