College Recruiting

Arizona Gains Two Verbal Commitments From Parks Jones and Matt Salerno

The Arizona coaching staff is making their way through the midwest as they recruit the boys high school class of…


George Mason University Announces Incoming Freshman Class

George Mason University has officially announced their incoming class for the 2014-2015 season. 16 athletes total, 8 women, 8 men,…


Duke Women’s Swimming & Diving Introduces Class of 2018

DURHAM, N.C. – After sending a school-record six representatives to the 2014 NCAA Championship, including the first relay in program history,…


College Recruiting: What to Do if You Don’t Get Phone Calls on July 1

You are a high school senior and it is the evening of July 1 and the phone hasn’t been ringing, what do you do?


William & Mary Men’s Swimming Reloads with Six Freshmen for 2014-15

he William and Mary men’s swimming team has added six outstanding freshmen this summer, head coach Matt Crispino ’02 announced…


William & Mary Women’s Swimming Adds Nine Athletes for 2014-15

The William and Mary women’s swimming team announced the addition of nine freshmen to the 2014-15 roster today. Tribe Director…


NC State Women Sign Four To Incoming Class

RALEIGH, N.C. – NC State swimming & diving coach Braden Holloway announced the four-member signing class of three freshmen and one…


Two Secrets of College Recruiting: Shoe Size and Kicking Ability

College swim coaches are all strapped for time. Only a handful of programs have big staffs with recruiting coordinators. The rest of the coaches have to do everything themselves, maybe with help from a grad assistant.


Bucknell Women’s Swimming and Diving Announces 11-Person Recruiting Class

LEWISBURG, Pa. – Bucknell head swimming and diving coach Dan Schinnerer announced on Thursday the 11 recruits that will join the…


Secrets of College Recruiting: Why Race Video Matters

You don’t have to win or even go a best time or have perfect strokes, starts or turns, but you do have to RACE. Coaches want to see you race.


Three Secrets of College Recruiting

#3 Update the coaches as you progress!


The Secrets of College Recruiting

Rick Paine: “I have been in the recruiting business for over 30 years; 17 as a D-I coach and Recruiting Coordinator and 13 years as the Director of Swimming for American College Connection. I have learned what certain coaches look for in recruits…”


How to Separate Yourself from the Thousands of Recruits Out There

If you want to swim in college, you have to work at it. Don’t expect the coaches to come to you.


Junior College National Champion Alec Scott Transferring to Alabama

Indian River stand-out Alec Scott will be transferring to the University of Alabama after a phenomenal sophomore season. At the…


How to Find a Good College Swim Team

It is pretty easy to find a strong swimming school by looking at the rankings, but what about all of the other schools that are not consistently ranked. How do you determine if a school has a good swim program and if it is headed in the right direction?