January 2012

Meet Your America’s Swim Team teammates!

Did you know that as a member of USA Swimming, you are on the same team as 300,000 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! 


Western ZoneAshlyn Reidhead (medium)

Name: Ashlyn Reidhead

Age: 9
Team: RMLS Sea Dogs
Role Models: Mom and Grandma
Favorite Stroke: Butterfly
Favorite Events: 100m Back, 50m Breast, 50m Free
Favorite Swimmers: Michael Phelps and Natalie Coughlin
Future Goal: Olympic swimmer
Hobbies: Swimming, playing the piano, going to the movies
Famous person you’d like to meet: Selena Gomez
Favorite Movie: Monte Carlo
Favorite Book: Nancy Drew Series
When I grow up I want to be: a Fashion Designer
It I could change one thing it would be: There would be no abused animals



Central ZoneMolly Chelovitz (medium)

Name: Molly Chelovitz

Age: 11
Team: Akron Swim Team (FAST)
Role Model: my coach, Cindy Virdo
Favorite Stroke: backstroke
Favorite Events: 50 back and 200 IM
Favorite Swimmer: my big sister, Carly!
Future Goal: is to always swim my personal best times
Hobbies: swimming, singing, double bass, tennis, golf and running cross country and track
Famous person I would like to meet: The Killer's lead singer, Brandon Flowers!
Favorite Book: From the Mixed up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Funkweiler
Favorite Movie: The Simpson’s Movie
When I grow up I want to be: a Doctor
If I could change one thing it would be: NO MORE ASTHMA! 


Eastern Zone

Marquise Morrison (medium)

Name: Marquise Morrison

Age: 9 years old
Team: YMCA Bedstuy Piranhas
Role Model: My mom, Michael Phelps
Favorite Stroke: Breastroke
Favorite Events: 100 IM, 50 Breaststroke, 50 Fly, 50 Free
Favorite Swimmer: Michael Phelps
Future Goal: To be an Olympic Swimmer
Hobbies: Swimming, Reading, Riding my bike and playing video games
Favorite person you’d like to meet: Katie Hoff
Favorite Book: Dairy of a Whimpy Kid
Favorite Movie: Dare Devil
When I grow up I want to be: A swimmer
If I could change one thing, it would be: Make the environment much healthier and cleaner


Southern ZoneCaitlin Wixon (medium)

Name: Caitlin Wixon
Team: Central Florida Marlins
Role Model: My Mom
Favorite Stroke: Freestyle
Favorite Events: 100 Free & 50 Breast
Favorite Swimmer: Kaitlin Frehling
Future Goal: To swim at University of Florida
Hobbies: Swimming, reading, playing with friends
Famous person you’d like to meet: Taylor Swift
Favorite Book: Black Beauty
Favorite Movie: Twilight
When I grow up I want to be: An ASPCA Officer
If I could change one thing it would be: For nobody to be hungry


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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