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10 Ways You Know You’re a Swim Mom

#4 – You save “vacation days” at work to use for travel to out-of-town meets.

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Swim Coach Confidential – Ed Brennan of the University of Tampa

Ed Brennan’s career has been highlighted by conference championships, numerous NCAA top-10 finishes, and NCAA Coach of the Year honors.

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10 Gifts Swimmers Actually Want for the Holidays

#8 – A coupon redeemable for five uninterrupted naps.


True or False – Swimmers Don’t Do Land Sports

When swimmers take to the field, court or track it can be difficult for their bodies to adjust to activities such as running, but is it really because of swimming?


Facing Reality – Why It Shouldn’t Lessen Our Goals

SHOUT FROM THE STANDS: “Here’s the truth everyone. Not all of us are going to grow up to swim in the Olympics.”

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International Swimming Hall of Fame Announces The Class Of 2015

Camillo Cametti, of Verona, Italy, Chairman of ISHOF’s International Selection Committee: “This year’s class of 13 athletes, coaches and contributors represents four aquatic disciplines (swimming, diving, swimming and water polo) from ten different nations.”

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Swim Coach Confidential: Emory University Coach Jon Howell

Throughout Coach Howell’s 16-year tenure, the Eagles have had 31 top-10 finishes at Division III NCAA’s and won 32 conference titles. He is also a four-time UAA Coach of the Year.


Italy lead after round 2 – FINA Water Polo World League

Greece, Italy, the Netherlands and Russia registered clean wins in the second round of games of the FINA Women’s Water Polo World League 2015 Europe preliminaries taking place on Tuesday December 16, 2014.

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Deandre Small Puts Big Item On Swimming Resume

Small qualified for and competed in the 2014 FINA Short-Course World Championships in Doha, Qatar.

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8 Things Swimmers Hate To Hear

#6 – Are you going to the Olympics?


What a Difference a Decade Makes: Overcoming the Cultural Challenges for Women’s Swimming in Brazil

Etienne Medeiros’ World Championship and World Record in Doha has been a decade in the making.

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Two Tips for Parents about Swim Meets – Swim Mom Wisdom

“A coach once told me that his favorite swim parents are the ones who jump in and help–wherever they are needed–and don’t expect anything in return. Keep that in mind, especially at swim meets.”


Tulane Swimming and Diving Sign 6 to 2015-16 Roster, including Lilly Morgan

Morgan becomes the sixth incoming freshman to sign with Tulane as Natalie Clausen, Nina Gonzalez, Emily Ramier, Shelly Zelnick and Caroline McCleary inked NLIs earlier in the week.

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