Articles by Braden Keith

Siobhan Haughey, Stephanie Au Break Hong Kong Records in Monaco

(Above: Haughey) Hong Kong swimmers have now broken at least 10 senior National Records this season, including 2 more at the Mare Nostrum Series on Saturday.

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FINA Extends Special Invitation to Nicholas Santos for World Championships

The 39-year old Santos will swim at the World Championships after all, in spite of being left off Brazil’s initial roster announced in April.


Long-Time Michigan State Coach Richard Fetters Dies at 98

Former Michigan State University men’s swimming coach Richard Fetters died on Saturday, June 1, in Indianapolis, Indiana.  He was 98…

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After Spending Freshman Year at UTSA, Maddie Clifton Is Transferring to LSU

Maddie Clifton opted to spend her freshman year at UTSA in San Antonio, which doesn’t have a college swim team, while training with AAAA.


NC State Is Seeking Interest from Firms for a New Aquatics Facility

The school is planning to build a new outdoor 50-meter pool adjacent to the current indoor pool, which was built in 1961.


Grant Shoults Announces Pending Return to Racing after Shoulder Surgery

In celebration of his birthday on Thursday, US National Teamer Grant Shoults announced that he’s almost ready to return to…


50 Coaches Nominated for 2019 ASCA/Fitter & Faster Age Group Coach of the Year

This is the 6th year in which Fitter & Faster will partner with the American Swimming Coaches’ Association to honor age group coaches.


Fish Out of Water: The SwimSwam Podcast – Episode 1

In the first episode of the Fish Out of Water podcast, host John Culhane discusses the professionalization of swimming with Olympic medalist Cody Miller.


55-Second Backstroker Abby Henderson Commits to Penn State (Class of 2020)

Abby Henderson dropped big backstroke time in her junior season to enter the sights of the Nittany Lions.


Indiana Rounds Out Coaching Staff by Hiring Emily Eaton from Mizzou

Emily Eaton spent the last 2 years with the Missouri Tigers, including as an assistant coach in 2018-2019.


USA Swimming Reports 84% Ticket Sales at First 3 Stops of 2019 Pro Swim Series

USA Swimming reports that they sold $73,200 in tickets to the first 2 stops of the 2019 Pro Swim Series…


San Jose State Hires Whitney Jorgensen as New Assistant Coach

Jorgensen, who had been coaching with the Sierra Marlins Swim Team, will be taking on her first collegiate coaching position.


USA Women Top Hungary 12-9 to Open Water Polo World League Super Final

Maddie Musselman scored 4 goals as the USA rolled past Hungary.

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USA Swimming Plans to Launch Its Own Convention in 2022

USA Swimming is planning to hold a convention separate from the United States Aquatic Sports (USAS) convention beginning in 2022.

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All-American Sprinter Katherine “KitKat” Zenick Verbally Commits to Ohio State

Zenick swims for Southlake Carroll High School: the defending Texas 6A High School State Champions.

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