Swimmers

January 2013

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! 

 

southern ZoneGabby Shepherd (medium)

Name: Gabby Shepherd
Age: 11
Team: T2 Aquatics
Role models: Mom, Dad and God
Favorite stroke: Back, free
Favorite events: 200 back, 400IM, & 100 free
Favorite swimmer: Michael Phelps
Future Goal: Make the Olympics
Hobbies: Swimming & playing with my friends
Famous person you’d like to meet: Michael Phelps
Favorite book: Hunger Games
Favorite movie: Hunger Games
When I grow up I want to be: An Olympic swimmer
If I could change one thing it would be: To make sure all children had food to eat.

 

western ZoneHayden Gamino (medium)

Name: Hayden Gamino
Age: 8
Team: Bakersfield Aquatics Club
Role Model: Albert Einstein
Favorite Strokes: Freestyle and Butterfly
Favorite Events: 50 Freestyle
Favorite Swimmers: My coach Matt Moon and Michael Phelps
Future Goal: To Become An Inventor
Hobbies: Oil Painting and Woodworking
Famous Person You’d Like To Meet: President Obama
Favorite Book: Sharks and Other Creatures Of The Deep
Favorite Movie: Captain America
When I Grow Up I Want To Be: An Inventor
If I Could Change One Thing It Would Be: No More War And That Everyone Would Know God

 

central ZoneJessica Lenhart (medium)

Name: Jessica Lenhart
Age: 13
Team: Patriot Aquatic Club
Role Models: Missy Franklin and Dana Volmer
Favorite Stroke: Butterfly
Favorite Events:100 and 200 Butterfly
Favorite Swimmer: Missy Franklin
Future Goal: Win a gold medal at the Olympics
Hobbies: SWIMMING, SWIMMING, SWIMMING!
Famous Person You'd Like To Meet: Missy Franklin, Ryan Lochte
Favorite Book: The Hunger Games
Favorite Movie: Fever Pitch
When I Grow Up I Want To Be: An Olympic Swimmer
If I Could Change One Thing It Would Be: To stop world hunger

 

eastern ZoneParker Zhang

Name: Parker Zhang
Age: 6
Team: Stonebridge Sharks
Role Models: My coaches and Dad
Favorite Stroke: Freestyle
Favorite Event: 100 IM
Favorite Swimmer: Michael Phelps
Future Goal: To be fast
Hobbies: Swimming and playing
Famous Person You’d Like To Meet: Michael Phelps
Favorite Book: Magic School Bus
Favorite Movie: Dolphin Tale
When I Grow Up I Want To Be: a Famous Swimmer
If I Could Change One Thing It Would Be: Mean People 

 

Southern ZoneMorgan Gregg (medium)

Name: Morgan Gregg
Age: 8
Team: Swim MAC Carolina
Role Models: My family and coaches
Favorite Stroke: Breaststroke
Favorite Event: 100 Breast
Favorite Swimmer: Ryan Lochte
Future Goal: To be an Olympic Gold Medalist
Hobbies: Art, reading, swimming, and roller skating
Famous person you’d like to meet: Taylor Swift
Favorite book: Matilda
Favorite movie: Home Alone 2
When I grow up I want to be: A Fashion Designer
If I could change one thing it would be: for all dogs and cats in shelters to be adopted to good forever homes.

 

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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