Swimmers

November 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 ZoneJayden Hernandez (medium)

Name: Jayden Hernandez
Age: 8
Team: Swim South Bay
Role Models: Mom and BAY coaches
Favorite Strokes: Free, Back and Fly
Favorite Events: 50 Fly, 100 IM
Favorite Swimmers: Michael Phelps, Ryan Lochte
Future Goal: To be in the Olympics
Hobbies: Soccer and Basketball
Famous Person you'd like to meet: Michael Phelps and Ryan Lochte
Favorite Book: Diary of a Wimpy Kid series
Favorite Movie: Star Wars
When I grow up I want to be: An engineer
If I could change one thing it would be: Everybody in the world would have enough food to eat.

 

Central ZoneAsna Khetan (medium)

Name: Ashna Khetan
Age: 9
Team: Bulldog Aquatic Club
Role models: Mom and Coach Jill
Favorite strokes: Freestyle and butterfly
Favorite events: 100 IM and 50 fly
Favorite swimmers: Michael Phelps and Ryan Lochte
Future goal: To get a state cut
Hobbies: Swimming, dancing, and writing
Famous person you’d like to meet: J.K. Rowling
Favorite book: Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets
Favorite movie: Home Alone
When I grow up I want to be: A writer and an Olympic swimmer
If I could change one thing it would be: There would be no nights, so kids are not scared of the dark 

 

eastern ZoneGeorge Huynh (medium)

Name: George Huynh
Age: 10
Teams: National Capital Swim Club And Stonewall Park Swim Team
Role Models: Dad, Mom, Coach Maurie, Coach Kenta
Favorite Strokes: Back and Fly
Favorite Events: 50 Fly, 100 Back
Favorite Swimmers: Michael Phelps, Ryan Lochte
Future Goal: Winning 5 Or More Olympics Gold Medals
Hobbies: Swimming and Football
Famous Person You'd Like To Meet: Michael Phelps, And Rob Gronkowski
Favorite Book: Dairy Of A Wimpy Kid
Favorite Movie: The Hunger Games
When I Grow Up I Want To Be: An Olympian Swimmer
If I Could Change One Thing It Would Be: make sure all children in the world to have an education

 

southern ZoneRose Jackson (medium)

Name: Rose Jackson
Age: 9
Team: Hammerhead Aquatics
Role Models: My grandpa, my mom & dad, Coach Dan, and Coach John
Favorite Strokes: Freestyle & backstroke
Favorite Events: 50 free & 50 back
Favorite Swimmers: My mom and my grandpa, Jack Nelson
Future Goal: To become the #1 doctor
Hobbies: Swimming, soccer, and Social Studies
Famous Person You’d Like To Meet: Miley Cyrus
Favorite Book: Dying the Meet You
Favorite Movie: Pirates of the Caribbean #4
When I Grow Up I Want To Be: A doctor
If I Could Change One Thing It Would Be: Everybody living equally

 

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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