Let’s face it- it’s almost the middle summer and if you’re like me you’ve hit a low point in your…
Every recruit’s goal should be to make the best impression on the coach and prospective team as possible. The top five “tools” a recruit can have are as follows:
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.
Between the more-than-850 commit stories we have written and press releases sent to us by colleges, SwimSwam has compiled a list of over 1000 members of the high school class of 2015. See where they come from and where we will find them next year.
Anna Quinn (file photo dated: December 14th, 2013) will give the Duke Blue Devils another sub-54 second butterflier in 2015.
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“College coaches will look at your times first to see if you can help them and then immediately look at your grades…”
Choosing a college swim team is one of the biggest decisions that student athletes make.
Michelle Craddock is one of the best swimmers emerging from the fallout of Western Kentucky’s 5-year program suspension.
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“Coaches and schools are investing a lot of money in a recruit’s education. You can bet that they are going to get to know everything they can about the person they want to recruit.”
Despite current pressures on the NCAA, newly hired Colorado State athletic director Joe Parker is optimistic for the future of…
I have realized that there is a world inside each team that takes over the lives of each swimmer.
“I am a college swimming and diving coach and serve as my programs recruiting coordinator. I talk to and e-mail recruits every day and that process ends up being a large portion of what I do when I am not on the deck.”