Articles by Anne Lepesant

Dartmouth Adds Assistant Coaches Blaire Bachman and Eliot Scymanski for 2015-16

Dartmouth College men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams, which under head coach Jim Wilson is one of the last…

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Yale Captain Andrew Heymann: 5 Reasons “Athletics” is Most Important College Class

Andrew Heymann, the recently-graduated captain of Yale men’s swimming and diving team, delivered a thoughtful reflection on what he got out of four years as a student-athlete in New Haven, in a speech he gave at the annual Senior Student-Athlete Reception.


#SwimMomMonday: Meet Erica, Mom of American Record-Holder, Kelsi Worrell

This week Anne talks with another extraordinary swim parent: Erica Worrell, mom to Kelsi, Taylor, Kyle, Jared, Lindi & Skylar.


Photo Vault: 46th Annual Seal Beach Rough Water Swim

It was a perfect day for an open water race in Southern California on Saturday, when Seal Beach Swim Club…

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Aussie Star Brittany Elmslie Out of Worlds After Tumor Surgery

Australia’s Brittany Elmslie, shown here at 2013 World Championships, has pulled out of The Australian Dolphins Swim Team for 2015 World Championships in Kazan.

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AgonSwim Weekly Wonders of Age Group Swimming – 6/10/2015

Check out the list of AgonSwim Weekly Wonders for the weekend of June 5-7, 2015.


IOC Retroactively Disqualifies European Champion Olga Beresnyeva from 2012 London Olympics

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) announced today that it had retroactively disqualified Olga Beresnyeva from the 2012 Olympic Games in…


Manaudou Drops a 21.68 in 50 Free; Bousquet and Gilot Make Waves in Melun

Florent Manaudou swam the 3rd-fastest 50 free so far this year at the 5th Annual Meeting of Melun, a regional meet just outside of Paris.


Video Interview: TSM head coach Dave Kelsheimer on training in a redshirt year

Team Santa Monica head coach Dave Kelsheimer talks about what’s planned for the redshirt year of Jordan Wilimovsky and Brendan Casey, who are coming back to train with him in preparation for 2016 Olympic Trials.

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Video Interview: Wilimovsky and Casey discuss redshirt year plans

Brendan Casey (left) and Jordan Wilimovsky (right) of Team Santa Monica talk about their decision to redshirt next season while preparing for 2016 Olympic Trials.


TSM’s Wilimovsky and Casey Take Olympic Redshirt Year

TSM distance stars Brendan Casey (left) and Jordan Wilimovsky (right) have elected to take a redshirt year to prepare for 2016 Olympic Trials with their club coach, Dave Kelsheimer.


AgonSwim Weekly Wonders of Age Group Swimming – 6/3/2015

It’s just the beginning of long course season and already we’re seeing some fast swims. Here are the AgonSwim Weekly Wonders for May 29-31, 2015.


Junior National Qualifier Neirton Oliveira Commits to D3 Linfield College

Brazil native Neirton Oliveira has committed to swim for Linfield College starting in the fall of 2015.

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Israeli Junior Champion Lior Grubert Signs with Seton Hall

Lior Grubert of Yehud-Monosson, Israel, has signed an NLI and will be swimming at Seton Hall University beginning in the…


Plano Freestyler Laura Brasier Signs with D2 Powerhouse Drury University

Plano, Texas-native Laura Brasier has signed on to swim at Drury University starting with the 2015-16 season. “Drury has an…

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