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Monday, September 19, 2022

USA Swimming Announces 2022-2023 U.S. National Junior Team Roster presented by the USA Swimming Foundation


USA Swimming Announces 2022-2023 U.S. National Junior Team Roster  presented by the USA Swimming Foundation


COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – USA Swimming, the National Governing Body of the sport of swimming in the United States, today announced the names of 72 athletes named to the 2022-2023 National Junior Team presented by the USA Swimming Foundation.

The team is headlined by 2022 Junior Pan Pacific Championships gold medalists Thomas Heilman (Crozet, Virginia/Cavalier Aquatics/Piedmont Family YMCA), Anna Moesch (Green Brook, New Jersey/Greater Somerset County YMCA), Zhier Fan (Plano, Texas/Metroplex Aquatics) and Maggie Wanazek (Brookfield, Wisconsin/Elmbrook Swim Club), among others. Maximus Williamson (Southlake, Texas/North Texas Nadadores) and Justina Kozan (Brea, California/Mission Viejo Nadadores) are the lone athletes to qualify for this year’s roster in four events.

“We are very excited to welcome the infusion of up-and-coming talent into the National Junior Team Program,” said Erik Posegay, USA Swimming National Junior Team Program Director. “The ‘22-’23 team features numerous medalists from our 2022 Mel Zajac and Junior Pan Pacific Championships teams, as well as some fresh faces ready to make an impact this coming year. It will be exciting to build off our first full year returning to international competition and using that experience to propel us forward to next summer. It was great to see 12 National Junior Team members from the ‘21-’22 squad move on to the National Team this year, and we hope to see that number continue to grow year after year.”

A breakdown of the 2022 U.S. National Junior Team presented by the USA Swimming Foundation:

  • 61 clubs represented
  • 26 states represented
  • 47 athletes who have represented the U.S. internationally
  • 45 athletes who competed at the 2020 U.S. Olympic Team Trials – Swimming
  • 43 athletes who make their first National Junior Team roster
  • Five athletes who have been on the National Junior Team for at least three years
  • California is the most-represented home state with nine athletes
  • City of Richardson Swim Team is the most-represented club with three athletes

For more on the U.S. National Junior Team and the selection criteria that produced this year’s team, visit https://www.usaswimming.org/meet-the-team/national-jr-team

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