2019 Swammy Awards

2019 Swammy Awards: US Coach of the Year Greg Meehan

Meehan coached his swimmers to 9 medals at the 2019 FINA World Championships. That included 3 individual medals and 6 relay medals. 

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SwimSwam’s Official 2019 Swammy Awards Index

Keep track of all of our Swammy Award winners here, with links out to full Swammy Award stories and honorable mentions for all categories.

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2019 Swammy Awards: Canadian Coach Of The Year, Tom Johnson

This year’s Swammy Award for Canadian Coach of the Year goes to Tom Johnson of the High Performance Centre, Vancouver.

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2019 Swammy Awards: Age Group Swimmer of the Year – 17-18

The 2019 Swammy Awards for 17-18 Age Group Swimmers go to Regan Smith and Luca Urlando.

SwimSwam’s Top 15 World Swimming Moments of the 2010s

With the 2010-2019 decade officially ending, we’re looking back at the world’s top 10 swimming moments of the past ten years.

SwimSwam’s Top 15 U.S. Swimming Moments of the 2010s

With the 2010-2019 decade officially ending, we’re looking back at the top 15 swimming moments of the past ten years from a U.S.-based lens.

2019 Swammy Awards: Top 10 Swims of the Year

With old records broken and more fast swimming, here is our list for the top 10 swims of 2019.

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2019 Swammy Awards: Female Swimmer of the Year Regan Smith

The 2019 FINA World Championships saw Regan Smith win her first Worlds title. On top of that, she set 2 individual World Records.

2019 Swammy Awards: Age Group Swimmer of the Year – 15-16

Torri Huske and Josh Matheny are the 2019 Swammy winners for 15-16 Age Group Swimmers of the Year.

2019 U.S. Club Swimming Coach of the Year: Ron Aitken, Sandpipers of Nevada

To see all of the 2019 Swammy Awards, click here. 2019 U.S. Club Coach of the Year: Ron Aitken, Sandpipers…

2019 Swammy Awards: Male Swimmer of the Year Caeleb Dressel

Caeleb Dressel one-upped his 2017 performance with an 8-medal haul at 2019 Worlds. He became the winningest man ever in a single Worlds meet with his 8 golds.

2019 Swammy Awards: Breakout Female Swimmer of the Year Maggie MacNeil

In just one year, Canadian Maggie MacNeil surged from junior Pan Pacs champion, to 7-time NCAA All-American, to World champion.

2019 Swammy Awards: Rocco Meiring, African Coach Of The Year

Rocco Meiring, coach of Tatjana Schoenmaker, is SwimSwam’s 2019 Swammy Award winner as African Coach of the Year.

The Most-Read SwimSwam Articles of 2019

When Kristof Milak broke Michael Phelps’ World Record in 2020, it registered as one of the most popular SwimSwam stories of 2019.

2019 Swammy Awards: Male Breakout Swimmer of the Year Andrei Minakov

Minakov swam in his first Worlds and Junior Worlds, breaking a Russian Record in the 100 fly at Worlds and earning multiple medals at both meets.

2019 Swammy Awards: Canadian Female Swimmer of the Year — Maggie MacNeil

Maggie MacNeil’s standout year — both on the world stage and in the NCAA — earns her our Swammy for Canadian Female Swimmer of the Year.

2019 Swammy Awards: Oceanian Male Swimmer of the Year Matthew Wilson

No one knew Matthew Wilson’s name until this year when he tied the then-200 breast world record before earning a Worlds silver medal.

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