College Recruiting: There is Nothing Magic About July 1

Don’t panic if you have not received a ton of calls on July 1. This is only the first day that D-I coaches are “allowed” to start making calls.


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US Olympic Trials

Three 13-year-olds qualify for Olympic Trials over the weekend

This past weekend, 3 women qualified for the U.S. Olympic Trials at just 13 years of age. In the backstroke and breaststroke events, these swimmers could bring a strong presence to the future of Team USA.


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Brian King isn’t USA Swimming member, no jurisdiction to ban in United States

Banned Australian swim coach Brian King is not a USA Swimming member, and the United States’ swimming federation lacks the jurisdiction to ban him, USA Swimming said today, but his application could be rejected if he applied in the States.

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Boston 2024 expands Olympic bid plans to include huge neighborhood developments

Organizers of Boston’s 2024 Olympic host bid have reformatted their plan as a massive city development project, though some have criticized the expanded plan as “incomplete.”

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Bobo Gigi’s Favorite Moments Of Michael Phelps’ Career

In honor of Michael Phelps’s 30th birthday, SwimSwam’s top commenter, Bobo Gigi, has compiled a list of some of his favorite moments from Phelps’ long career.

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At age 30, Michael Phelps’ impact on swimming already profound

In honor of Michael Phelps’ 30th birthday, take a look back at the impact he’s already had on the sport of swimming.

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Laurel Highlands Coach Laurel Highlands Added to USA Swimming’s Banned List

Laurel Highlands, the former coach of the swim team at the YMCA of Laurel Highlands in Pennsylvania, has been added…

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Tickets Go On Sale Monday For 2016 US Olympic Team Trials

Our most recent count of US Olympic Trial Qualifiers as of June 23rd showed that 989 swimmers have qualified for the meet.

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Katie Ledecky Wins 200, 400, and 800 Frees at Indiana Meet (RACE VIDEO)

Katie Ledecky just cranked out a better June weekend than any women’s distance swimmer has ever had. Ever.

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More National

Katie McLaughlin brings 100 fly NAG below 58 at SMOC

17-year-old Katie McLaughlin broke the 17-18 National Age Group record in the 100 meter fly Saturday night, taking the mark below 58 seconds for the first time ever.

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Phoenix Swim Club’s Miriam Sheehan Breaks NAG Record in 100 Meter Backstroke

Miriam Sheehan of the Phoenix Swim Club continues her impressive run of National Age Group Records.

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Clare Tuggle Breaks 100 Free National Age Group Record At Clovis Age Group Summer Slam

Clare Tuggle broke two national age group records this weekend at 2015 Clovis Age Group Summer Slam in Fresno, California.

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Kelsi Worrell Sets Herself Up For 100 Fly Win In Indiana

The Bucceto Open in Indiana continued Sunday for the final day of competition. 100 FLY Womens Louisville’s Kelsi Worrell…

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Katie McLaughlin Swims Top 25 World Ranking In The 200 Freestyle At SMOC

Katie McLaughlin secured a big win over a tough field in the women’s 200m freestyle final, sporting a 1:57.55 at the touch to give her the win by over a second and a half.

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Katie Ledecky Wins Again With A 1:56 200 Free Victory In Indiana

Katie Ledecky continued her domination at the Bucceto Open at Indiana University Saturday night with a very strong performance in the 200m freestyle final.

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Katie Ledecky Swims Smooth 1:58 200 Free in Prelims of Indiana Senior Circuit Meet

At the prelims today of the Bucceto Open at Indiana University, Katie Ledecky put together a controlled 200 meter freestyle,…

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Haley Anderson Wins Twice, Weitzeil Inches Near Personal Best at SMOC Finals

Abbey Weitzeil (above) nearly established a new personal record for herself in the 100m free finals.

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