December 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 ZoneTaylor Scheetz (medium)

Name: Taylor Scheetz
Age: 5
Team: Vancouver Swim Club
Role Model: Michael Phelps
Favorite Stroke: Breast
Favorite Event: 25 Free
Favorite Swimmer: Michael Phelps
Future Goal: Beat my backstroke time
Hobbies: Swimming and Playing
Famous person you'd like to meet: Michael Phelps
Favorite Book: How to Train with a T-Rex and Win 8 Gold Medals
Favorite Movie: Beverly Hill Chihuahua
When I Grow up I want to be: An Olympic Swimmer
If I could change one thing it would be: that everyone should be friends. 


Central ZoneAbby Bauleke (medium)

Name: Abby Bauleke
Age: 10
Team: Blackdog Swimming
Role Model: Mallory Weggemann
Favorite Strokes: Free and back
Favorite Event: 150 IM
Favorite Swimmers: Mallory Weggemann and Missy Franklin
Future goal: Swim at Paralympics
Hobbies: Swimming, reading, wheelchair sports
Famous person you’d like to meet: Michelle Obama
Favorite Book: Where red fern grows
Favorite Movie: What about Bob?
When I grow up I want to be: a Special Ed teacher and swim coach
If I could change one thing it would be: No one would feel discriminated against


eastern ZoneJacob Crock (medium)

Name: Jacob Crock
Age: 10
Team: Green Mountain Aquatics
Role models: My dad, and my uncle Bruce
Favorite strokes: Fly, Breast, I.M.
Favorite events: 50 fly, 50 breast, 100 breast, 200 I.M.
Favorite swimmers: Ryan Lochte, Missy Franklin
Future goal: Trials in 2016/2020
Hobbies: Swimming, Football, Lax, trampoline
Famous people you’d like to meet: Michael Phelps & Ryan Lochte
Favorite book: Swim the Fly
Favorite movie: Happy Gilmore
When I grow up I want to be: Pro Athlete
If I could change one thing it would be: Peace on earth


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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