March 2014

Meet Your America’s Swim Team teammates!

Did you know that as a member of USA Swimming, you are on the same team as 400,000 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 ZoneJenna Huynh

Name: Jenna Huynh
Age: 9
Team: Channel Islands Aquatics CIA
Role Models: My coaches and teammates
Favorite Strokes: Freestyle and Backstroke
Favorite Events: Long Course 50 Backstroke and LC 50 Freestyle
Favorite Swimmer: Annette Kellerman (I read a book about her and she had a big impact in many areas of swimming history)
Future Goal: To complete a youth Triathlon
Hobbies: Crafting, swimming, and reading
Famous Person You Would Like To Meet: Judy Blume, author
Favorite Book: Blubber
Favorite Movie: Mary Poppins
When I Grow Up I Want To Be: An author
If I Could Change One Thing It Would Be: There would be peace in the world and no war


central Zone

Spencer Hurley (medium)

Name: Spencer Hurley
Age: 9
Team: Breakers
Role models: Michael Phelps, Coach Bob
Favorite stroke: Butterfly
Favorite events: 50 fly,100 free
Favorite swimmers: Michael Phelps, Ryan Lochte
Future goal: to get a state swimming record
Hobbies: swimming, playing video games, reading
Famous person you'd like to meet: Michael Phelps
Favorite book: harry potter series
Favorite movie: Jumanji
When I grow up I want to be: in the Olympic Trials
If I could change one thing it would be: for all people to be nice




eastern ZoneSarah Hardy (medium)

Name: Sarah Hardy
Age: 10
Team: Gettysburg Sharks
Role Models: My parents and especially Coach Dad
Favorite Stroke: Breaststroke
Favorite Events: 50 breast, 100 breast, 100 IM
Favorite Swimmers: Jessica Hardy, Rebecca Soni, Missy Franklin
Future Goal: To qualify for Olympic Trials
Hobbies: Swimming, Reading Fantasy Novels, Being Outdoors, Taking Care of Animals
Famous Person You’d Like To Meet: Jessica Hardy
Favorite Book: Sisters Grimm Series
Favorite Movie: Don't really have a favorite
When I Grow Up I Want To Be: A Swim Coach and a Veterinarian
If I Could Change One Thing It Would Be: to truly have world peace.



southern ZoneAlex Fulton (medium)

Name: Alex James Fulton
Age: 9
Team: Panama City Swim Team
Role Models: Mom & Dad, Coach Brian Haddad, and Danell Leyva
Favorite Stroke: Butterfly
Favorite Events: 100 Fly and 200 IM
Favorite Swimmer: Michael Duderstadt (Former PCST & current Auburn swimmer)
Future Goals: To make it onto the top 5 list for my team for each stroke and in every age group. To become an Olympic swimmer or gymnast
Hobbies: Swimming, gymnastics, and castor boarding
Famous Person You'd Like To Meet: Michael Phelps
Favorite Book: Conspiracy 365 Series
Favorite Movies: StarShip Troopers, Despicable Me 1 & 2
When I Grow Up, I Want To Be: A coach
If I Could Change One Thing, It Would Be: That every kid would be able to participate in a sport/activity that they love!


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