Articles by Coleman Hodges

Simone: “I’m fixing some things that weren’t so good in Rio” (Video)

Coming off of a fast morning swim of 54.02 in the 100 freestyle, Simone Manuel didn’t disappoint in finals


Tom Shields: “I haven’t been on my own like that since 2009” (Video)

It was Tom Shields‘ underwater coming off of the 50m mark of the 100 fly that separated him from the field. He won the event with a 52.42.


Katie Ledecky: “I’m not worried about time at this meet” (Video)

Katie Ledecky moved to #1 in the world ranks in the 400 freestyle today in Mesa

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When does Nathan Adrian stop breathing in the 100 Free? (Video)

Entering tonight as the third seed, 2012 Olympic champ Nathan Adrian took the victory over Joao De Lucca by a second and a half


Katie Meili: “That was my first 200 Breast since Trials” (Video)

Katie Meili used her easy speed to get out front early and hold off a late charge from Melanie Margalis and Madisyn Cox to take the 200 Breast in Mesa


Coleman’s Carpool: Meet Nathan Adrian’s Cat, Ash

I found out that Nathan and I were on the same page about a lot of topics last week, but perhaps the most important was the never ending argument of cats and dogs


Coleman’s Carpool: Nathan Adrian on Bathroom Etiquette (Video)

We stumbled upon one thing that only swimmers will get: how we handle ourselves in the bathroom, and more importantly how we do it when it relates to the pool


NCAA Wrap up: Grant Shoults recaps freshman year (Video)

Battling injury since his first week on Stanford’s campus, Grant Shoults persevered to a very successful freshman campaign


Top 20 Quotes from Men’s NCAA Championships (Video)

Here what the stars, both athletes and coaches, had to say about a whirlwind week of college swimming in Indianapolis


NCAA Wrap Up: John Shebat “It still feels very surreal” (Video)

Ryan Murphy got his eight-peat, but John Shebat made Cal fans sweat

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NCAA Wrap up: Seliskar “Yuri is more than just a coach to me” (Video)

Andrew Seliskar went a 3:36.18 in the 400 IM this weekend, moving him up to 4th all time fastest performer, moving Michael Phelps to 5th on that list


NCAA Wrap up: Akaram Mahmoud “That was a great race” (Video)

Auboeck, Mahmoud, and Wilimovsky were all under the previous mark of 14:23.52, which was set by Connor Jaeger at the 2014 USA Winter National Championships.


NCAA Wrap Up: Michael Chadwick “It was the perfect storm” (Video)

Michael Chadwick’s 40.95 now makes him the 4th-fastest ever in the event and was the 6th-fastest performance ever


Schooling and Conger are still very hungry for more (Video)

After lackluster performances by both of their standards, Joe Schooling and Jack Conger will take no breaks in the pool to keep chasing their goals heading into this summer


Ryan Held compares his individual performances to Dressel’s (Video)

NC State junior Ryan Held touched in 41.21 in the 100 free on the last night of competition, moving up him to 7th-fastest ever in the event.