Articles by Braden Keith

USA Swimming Names First 23 Officials for 2020 US Olympic Trials

USA Swimming has named the first 23 officials for the 2020 US Olympic Trials, including head starter, meet referee, and Team Lead Chief Judge.


3 Coaches Are Among 4 New Members of USA Swimming Board of Directors

3 USA Swimming coaches and an insurance executive will join the USA Swimming Board of Directors for the 2019-2020 season.

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NC State Swimming & Diving Names 7 Captains for 2019-2020 Season

Noah Hensley, who has been granted an extra season of NCAA eligibility, has been named as 1 of 7 captains for the 2019-2020 season.


The ’19-’20 NCAA Season is Here: Alabama Wins in Coley Stickels’ Crimson Debut

Alabama won their first meet of the Coley Stickels era, but the Crimson Tide’s new head coach named the meet a “Wakeup Call” for some of his athletes.


Jess Pryne Verbally Commits to Reinforce Rebuiliding LSU IM Group

Pryne’s best time in the 400 yard IM of 4:16 is faster than any LSU Tiger female went in the 2018-2019 collegiate season.

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Alexis Nelson Commits to Join Deepening Hope College Sprint Group

Hope College is building a roster of sprinters that will be capable of scoring relay points at the 2021 NCAA Division III Championship meet.


DC Trident Hire Cyndi Gallagher to Lead All-Female Coaching Staff

Gallagher retired in May after 31 years as the head coach of the women’s team at UCLA.


Backstroke WR-Holder Liu Xiang Wins 50 Free To Close Chinese Nationals

Asian Record holder Liu Xiang came away with the 50 free Chinese title on Thursday to close the 2019 Chinese National Championships.


27 New Rules to Be Voted on at 2019 USA Swimming House of Delegates

The updated rules proposals include one that could allow professional American swimmers to make more money at USA Swimming competitions.


12-Year Old Wang Jiayan Wins 1st Chinese National Title; Wang Jianjiahe #6

Wang Jianjiahe continues to be the dominant force at the Chinese Championships, though 12-year old Wang Jiayan stole some spotlight with a 2:10 200 back.


Former IUPUI Coach Matt Bos Will Launch New Collegiate Program in St. Paul

Concordia St. Paul’s new women’s swimming program, which launches next season, has picked up a veteran NCAA coach for its inaugural season.

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Swimming Canada Moves Coach Ryan Mallette from Victoria to Ontario HPC

Ryan Mallette was previously the head coach of the HPC – Victoria, and will now head east to support Ben Titley in Toronto instead.


4 Swimmers Honored as Top 30 Honorees in 2019 NCAA Woman of the Year Program

Anelise Diener of the University of Texas is one of 4 swimmers who have advanced to the Top 30 of the 2019 NCAA Woman of the Year selection.

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Trent Richardson Named New Head Coach at Loveland Swim Club (Colorado)

The Loveland Swim Club in Loveland, Colorado has announced the hiring of Trent Richardson as the program’s new head coach…


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