September 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 ZoneKennedy Milla (medium)

Name: Kennedy Milla
Age: 9
Team: Denver Swim Academy (DSA)
Role Model: My mom
Favorite Stroke: Fly
Favorite Event: IM
Favorite Swimmer: Michael Phelps
Future Goal: To become an Olympic swimmer
Hobbies: Shopping, swimming, playing soccer, reading, playing outside with my family
Famous person you'd like to meet: Rita Moreno
Favorite Books: Comic Books
Favorite Movie: West Side Story
When I grow up I want to be: A Doctor
If I could change one thing it would be: To get rid of cancer


central Zone

Annika Weeber (medium)Name: Annika Weeber
Age: 10
Team: Jenison Area Wildcat Swimming
Role Models: Coach Caroline and parents
Favorite stroke: Butterfly
Favorite events: 50 fly, 100 fly
Favorite swimmers: Missy Franklin, Rebecca Soni
Future goal: to be an Olympic gold medalist
Hobbies: swimming, softball, golf
Famous person I’d like to meet: Missy Franklin, Ariana Grande
Favorite book: The Help
Favorite movie: Dodgeball
When I grow up I want to be: a marine biologist or a teacher
If I could change one thing it would be: all kids could know how to swim


eastern ZoneTimmy Cleary (medium)

Name: Timothy Cleary
Age: 7
Team: Empire Aquatics
Role Models: Mom, Dad, Coach Tim and Coach Inga
Favorite Stroke: Butterfly
Favorite Event: 100 IM
Favorite Swimmer: Ryan Feeley
Future Goal: To win an Olympic Medal
Hobbies: Baseball and Basketball
Famous Person you’d like to meet: Ryan Lochte
Favorite Book: Flat Stanley Series
Favorite Movie: Madagascar 3
When I grow up I want to be: Just like my Dad
If I could change one thing it would be: That the

Olympic Games would take place every year.


southern ZoneGabriela Guerrero (medium)

Name: Gabriela Guerrero
Age: 9
Team: Mcallen Swimming Club
Role model: Chloe Sutton
Favorite stroke: Backstroke
Favorite events: 50 freestyle, 100 breaststroke
Favorite swimmer: Michael Phelps
Future goal: going to the Olympics
Hobbies: reading, swimming and soccer
Famous person you do like to meet: Natalie Coughlin
Favorite book: Rule Of Three
Favorite movie: Another Cinderella Story
When I grow up I want to be: a famous swimmer
If I could change one thing: save all the starving people


Want to see your profile in Splash Magazine or on Answer all of the questions above and send your answers and a photo to To see more of your America's Swim Team teammates, visit our Athlete Focus archive.

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