2012 U.S. Olympic Gold Medalist Lauren Perdue Retires After Battling Back, Elbow Injuries

2012 U.S. Olympic gold medalist Lauren Perdue is expected to announce her retirement from competitive swimming on Tuesday, citing…


Swim Job: Texas Terrapins Swim Team seeks Head Age Group Coach

The Texas Terrapin Swim Team (TTST) located in Cypress, Texas and is a fast growing, non-profit, year-round competitive USA Swimming Team.


AgonSwim Weekly Wonders of Age Group Swimming – 10/8/2014

There were quite a few early-season time drops this past weekend. See who made the AgonSwim list of Weekly Wonders for October 3-5, 2014.


Fitter and Faster Photo Vault: Jaeger, Joyce, Phillips & Craig host Oct 4-5 Clinics

Butterfly speed man, Tim Phillips, hosted the New Canaan Fitter and Faster Swim Tour stop.


Shannan McClain added to USA Swimming’s banned list after drug bust

Shannon McClain of Arkansas has been added to the USA Swimming banned list after an arrest last spring for drug-related offenses.


Swim Job: Williamsburg Aquatic Club seeks Assistant Swim Coach

Williamsburg Aquatic Club (WAC) a USA Swimming Club located in Williamsburg, Virginia is seeking a positive, energetic and motivated candidate for an Age Group Coaching position.


SwimSpray Announces Team Fundraising Opportunity for Club Swim Teams

Effective October 10th, 2014, SwimSpray, LLC will be offering a team fundraising program to help United States Swimming club swim teams raise money for travel, equipment, scholarships, and expenses.


Chloe Mitchell and DART raise $2,200 for breast cancer awareness month with ‘Caps for Cancer’

Junior Chloe Mitchell (left) and her coach Brian Nabeta (right) show off DART’s new Breast Cancer Awareness caps, the product of Mitchell’s upstart fundraising campaign in California.


AgonSwim Weekly Wonders of Age Group Swimming – 10/1/2014

Click through to see who made AgonSwim’s Weekly Wonders of Age Group Swimming list for the weekend of September 28-26, 2014.


Your Swimming Awards: Recycle, Donate, Keep, or Discard?

Of course you keep your most cherished awards, but what do you do about the countless colorful ribbons and medals from years and years of competing in swim meet after swim meet?


Lou Petto hired as Upper Main Line YMCA Competitive Aquatics Director

Lou Petto has been hired by the Upper Main Line YMCA (UMLY) as their new Competitive Aquatic Director, bringing 19 years of coaching experience to Berwyn, PA. Petto becomes just the fourth head coach of UMLY since the program’s inception in 1971.


Fitter and Faster Swim Tour Sept 27-28 Events – Photo Vault

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Fame, Fortune and Michael Phelps

“While we can safely assume that USA Swimming and the State of Maryland will be holding Mr. Phelps accountable, we can also acknowledge our disappointment and anger at his behavior. Given this, we can, and should, hold the mindset of inquiry (as opposed to judgment) into the reasons behind Michael’s most recent behavior.”


A Tale of Two Meets: The OKC Pro-Am’s Big Break Up is a Win For Swimming

The State of Oklahoma is hosting two pro-am meets in December.


OKC’s King Marlin Swim Club continues pro-am tradition, hosts Classic Meet Dec. 18-21

Continuing the tradition of providing professional and amateur swimmers a side-by-side competition, the King Marlin Swim Club will host the…