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AgonSwim Weekly Wonders of Age Group Swimming – 4/15/2015

See who made the list of AgonSwim Weekly Wonders for April 10-12, 2015.

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Will The American Men Still Top The Medal Standings At Worlds Without Michael Phelps?

The United States topped the men’s medals table at the 2013 World Championships in Barcelona despite the glaring absence of Michael Phelps, and it seems as though this time around the task might prove to be more of a challenge.

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Industry

65 Swim Jobs You Might Love

Want a job in swimming? Here are 65 Swim Jobs you might love.

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Heart of a Champion

#HaileyStrong: Former Air Force swimmer Hailey Lane to be released from hospital Wednesday

Air Force cadet Hailey Lane will return home from the hospital this week, more than a month after suffering a major heart attack, according to a Virginia CBS affiliate.

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High School

The Michael Phelps Effect: High School Swimming and Diving Participation Continues To Grow

Since the 2007-08 season, high school swimming and diving participation has increased by nearly 18%.

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College

College Recruits Beware, Coaches Review Social Media Accounts

“Coaches and schools are investing a lot of money in a recruit’s education. You can bet that they are going to get to know everything they can about the person they want to recruit.”

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AgonSwim Weekly Wonders of Age Group Swimming – 4/15/2015

See who made the list of AgonSwim Weekly Wonders for April 10-12, 2015.

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Will The American Men Still Top The Medal Standings At Worlds Without Michael Phelps?

The United States topped the men’s medals table at the 2013 World Championships in Barcelona despite the glaring absence of Michael Phelps, and it seems as though this time around the task might prove to be more of a challenge.

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65 Swim Jobs You Might Love

Want a job in swimming? Here are 65 Swim Jobs you might love.

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Finis

#HaileyStrong: Former Air Force swimmer Hailey Lane to be released from hospital Wednesday

Air Force cadet Hailey Lane will return home from the hospital this week, more than a month after suffering a major heart attack, according to a Virginia CBS affiliate.

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The Michael Phelps Effect: High School Swimming and Diving Participation Continues To Grow

Since the 2007-08 season, high school swimming and diving participation has increased by nearly 18%.

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College Recruits Beware, Coaches Review Social Media Accounts

“Coaches and schools are investing a lot of money in a recruit’s education. You can bet that they are going to get to know everything they can about the person they want to recruit.”

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8 Swim Moms Tips to Survive & Soar

Swim Mom Donna Hale: “We always hear about what it’s like to be the mom of a Michael Phelps or a Missy Franklin. Truth is most of us mommies travel through this process with ordinary kids with extraordinary passion.”

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Family of former Ohio swim coach Brogan Dulle launching 8 Days of Greatness campaign in his memory

It’s been almost a year since Ohio club swim coach Brogan Dulle went missing and was eventually found dead, and his family is launching a week-long campaign to memorialize his life.

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College Swimming Coaches Association of America Convention Travel Blog: Day 1

Let me start by saying that I have never been to a coaching convention in my young career. For whatever reason, the stars have never aligned and I have never had the opportunity.

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Paddock Evacuator

Defending NCAA Champion Cal Women Add Transfer From Auburn All-American Sprinter Hull

Sophomore-to-be Valerie Hull will transfer to Cal this fall after an All-America freshman season at Auburn.

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2012 Dominican Olympian Dorian McMenemy Signs With Wagner College

In the 2014-2015 season, Wagner College sent its first-ever swimmer, Anu Nihipali, to the NCAA Dvision I Championship meet.

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USA Swimming Sets Open Water Rosters For 2015 Worlds, Pan Ams, World University Games

Jordan Wilimovsky, the 2015 United States Open Water 10KM Champion, will lead a roster of 4 men and 4 women to Kazan.

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Swim Capz

The Counter Attack – Episode 10 – USA Water Polo

Water Polo Video News is courtesy of USA Water Polo. In the 10th installment of The Counter Attack, Greg Mescall…

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Blueseventy Swim of the Week: Brandon James turns state record into national record

Disclaimer: BlueSeventy Swim of the Week is not meant to be a conclusive selection of the best overall swim of…

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Swim Job: Y-Spartaquatics Swim Club seeks Head Developmental Swim Coach

The Y-Spartaquatics Swim Club is a Gold Medal (Top 20 USA Swimming) year-round competitive swim team located in South Carolina’s upstate.

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Swim Job: Somerset Hills YMCA seeks Head Swim Coach

JOB DESCRIPTION Somerset Hills YMCA is seeking a dynamic, inspiring leader to join the management team and continue the Swim…

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