USA Swimming

What does it mean to make the U.S. National Team? 7 big benefits for National Teamers

What does it mean for an athlete to make the U.S. National Team? You asked, we found the answers, plus put together a brief explanation of USA Swimming’s Athlete Partnership Agreement.

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Nation’s Capital punctuates big summer with long course 2013-2014 Virtual Club Championship

Nation’s Capital Swim Club was dominant at all age levels, powering away to the overall Virtual Club Championship title for the long course 2013-2014 season.

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Grand Prix Series Grand Prize Winners Dwyer and Leverenz Receive Keys To New BMW’s

The highest placing American swimmers in the 2014 Arena Grand Prix Series, Conor Dwyer and Caitlin Leverenz, received the keys to…

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2014 Junior Nationals Through A New Lens: A List Of Top Performers By Age

After a long week of racing in Irvine at the 2014 Junior National Championships, swim fans are now left debating…

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US, Australia not attending Youth Programme prior to Short Course Worlds in Doha

Representatives from USA Swimming and Swimming Australia have both told SwimSwam they are not planning to attend the first-ever “Youth Programme” FINA recently announced the week before Short Course World Championships in Doha, Qatar.

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USA Swimming Still Plans to Attend Rescheduled 2014 Junior OW World Championships

On Friday morning, FINA announced that it was cancelling the 2014 Junior Open Water World Championships in Eilat, Israel, and…

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All American – Darian Townsend earns USA Citizenship, Will Compete at U.S. Nationals

Three-time South African Olympian Darian Townsend is now an American citizen, sending shockwaves through the American lineup. Darian Townsend is one…

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USA Swimming Removes Restrictions Keeping College Swimmers Off Junior National Team

Last season, Tennessee’s Faith Johnson was removed from the Junior National Team roster because she had already completed her freshman year of college. USA Swimming has changed the rules, however, so future “early starters” won’t fall to the same fate.

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Public Service Announcement: Entries For 2014 Junior Nationals Close Monday Night

Irvine, California will play host to the 2014 Junior National Championships beginning July 30th.

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Get Your Tickets For Nationals Before It’s Too Late

The 2014 USA Swimming Phillips 66 National Championships in Irvine, California will run from Wednesday, August 6th through Sunday, August…

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USA Swimming increasing, but narrowing, national team athlete funding in leadup to Rio

USA Swimming’s athlete funding plan for the current Olympic quad calls for less athletes to get more money over the final two years leading up to the Rio 2016 Olympic Games, with things broadening back out after 2016.

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USA Swimming & Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority Raise Awareness For Learn to Swim

For Atlanta residents, July is probably one of the hottest months of the year. Now, residents can cool off and…

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Connor Jaeger and Sean Ryan Headline The Motor City Mile Swim

USA Swimming National Team members Connor Jaeger (Fair Haven, N.J.) and Sean Ryan (Chattanooga, Tenn.) will make an appearance at…

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National Teamer Sean Ryan to make APA Appearance at Former Hometown Club

“I am excited to do this because I will be able to directly give back to the community which helped shape me into the swimmer I am today,” said Ryan. “I hope that I can help the younger swimmers understand my passion and love for this sport.”

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Katie Hoff drops 2:12.0 in 200 IM at SFTL International in Florida, wins 4 races

Katie Hoff, on the comeback trail in the Sunshine State after a swimming hiatus, won four events at the SFTL meet, including a 200 IM that would have won the Santa Clara Grand Prix by over a half second.

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