Articles by Gold Medal Mel Stewart

Swim Stars land in Dubai for Round Two of the FINA World Cup

Some of the world’s best swimmers arrived in Dubai today, ahead of the second round of the FINA/MASTBANK Swimming World Cup which will be held on Sunday 31 August and Monday 1 September.

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Swim Job: University of Massachusetts-Amherst seeks Assistant Women’s Swimming Coach

The University of Massachusetts Amherst is a public research and land-grant university in Amherst, Massachusetts, and the flagship of the University of Massachusetts system.

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Swim Job: Swim Atlanta Midway seeks Head Age Group Swim Coach

SALARY: Individually discussed, but the salary is very competitive. Full benefits along with 401k are available.

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7 Tips for Swim Parents with kids leaving for college

Your child is ready to start his/her next chapter hundreds of miles away from you. What do you have to show for the last two decades of parenthood? A scrapbook and an empty bedroom down the hall? Not to worry, your child’s college career also starts the next chapter in your life.

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Team TYR Trio Earns Tickets to the 2015 FINA World Championships

TYR Sport is proud to announce that three of its athletes — Matt Grevers, Michael McBroom and Jimmy Feigen– have earned bids to the 2015 FINA World Championships in Kazan, Russia.

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Watch All Day 1 Junior Pan Pacific Championships Race Videos Here

Jr Pan Pac stars are out. Watch the rising stars of swimming in action in these race videos.

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Race Video: Watch Andrew Seliskar Break the Junior World Record in 200 Butterfly – 1:55.92

Swimming Video courtesy of USA Swimming Reported by SwimSwam / Braden Keith American Andrew Seliskar has broken his own Junior…

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Swim Job: Arena Club Aquatics seeks Head Coach and Senior Group Coach

JOB DESCRIPTION Arena Club Aquatics (ACA) Head Coach and Senior Group Coach to lead and manage the entire competitive swimming…

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Why we should rotate our bodies in freestyle and backstroke

All of the elite swimmers of the world rotate their bodies along the long axis, the axis that their body is moving down the pool, while swimming freestyle and backstroke. They don’t just rotate a little bit. They rotate a lot. The question is, why?

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FINA World Cup Prize Money Breakdown: $100,000 to the male and female winners

Katinka Hosszu, the Iron Lady, won the highest amount of points in last year’s edition of the Swimming World Cup – 840).

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2014 U.S. Youth Olympic Team Closing Ceremony flag bearer selected

Following 13 days of competition, the Nanjing 2014 Youth Olympic Games will conclude with the Closing Ceremony, scheduled to begin at 8 p.m. at the Olympic Sports Center Stadium.

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27 Michael Phelps Swimming Photos From Down Under

Michael Phelps finished his first season back from retirement in Australia. Here are 27 images of the Greatest Olympian of All-Time from the 2014 Pan Pacs.

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Should Men Be Allowed in Synchro at FINA Worlds?

FINA does not allow men to compete in synchronized swimming. Why not? I don’t really know, and I’d appreciate anyone willing to explain it in the comments section.

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Buy a Duck, Set a World Record and Save a Swimming Pool

It seems like dozens of programs are trying to save swimming pools any given year, but they don’t all go…

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