The mother of the great Olympian stepped down from her role as middle school principal in 2012, and has now taken on an even bigger position.
“Michael’s path to greatness was sealed when he lost to Ian Thorpe and Pieter van den Hoogenband in Athens in the 200 freestyle. It proved Michael was fearless, unshakable.” (Swim Photo Credit: VIS)
Swim News: “In the afterglow of Michael Phelps’ crowning 22 career Olympic medals, Team Phelps is enjoying the limelight.” (Swim Photo Credit: Tim Binning, theswimpictures)
Phelps hugs sister, Hilary, at the 2012 US Olympic Trials (Swim Photo Credit: Tim Binning, the swim pictures)
Phelps photos kickoff our new feature category, Photo Fishbowl. (Photo Courtesy: ©Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)
Two-time Olympic gold medalist Peter Vanderkaay will be among those signing in Omaha (Photo Courtesy: ©Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)
Gary educates David on why @MamaPhelpsH20 is unbeatable in her upcoming competition.
Happy Mother’s Day to all! Gary’s wonderful mother classes up the column. Gary unclasses it right back.
Phelps says everything is clicking for London (Photo Courtesy: ©Tim Binning)