Articles by SwimSwam Contributors

Eight Stats That Prove Leon Marchand Is On Another Level

Perhaps the greatest single-meet performance in NCAA history, here are eight statistics that further outline how incredible Marchand swam in Minneapolis.


A Quick Look At A Slow Start: Men’s NCAA 50 Free Final

After a delayed start in the men’s 50 free, Jordan Crooks had a slow reaction time, but it ultimately didn’t cost him the national title.


Taking Five With Anthony Nesty

The Florida head coach shares his perspective on training Olympic gold medalists, early days coaching at Bolles, and how he remains humble.

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Your Success Story: The 3 Big Ds You Need to Know

Without these three pillars—Desire, Dedication and Discipline—achieving success can be a daunting task that often ends in disappointment.

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Paul Yetter Breaks Down His “Rule of Thumb” For Guesstimating IM Potential

North Baltimore Aquatic Club head coach Paul Yetter, coach of one of the best 400 IMers in history, runs the math on his rule of thumb for event potential.


UBC Men, Toronto Women Successfully Defend Candian U Sports Titles

The Toronto Varsity Blues women (above) and UBC men both defended their Canadian collegiate U Sports titles on Saturday.


Double Trouble: 2nd Record for Mastromatteo on 2nd Night of 2023 U Sports Championships

Gabe Mastromatteo of the University of Toronto broke his 2nd U Sports record in two nights on Friday at the Canadian U Sports Championships.


Gabe Mastromatteo Sets U SPORTS Record On Opening Night of 2023 Championships

Mastromatteo obliterated the U SPORTS Record by nearly a full second in 27.53 as he neared the Canadian Record of 27.53 that has been on the books since 2009.


2023 U SPORTS Swimming Championships Preview: Rivalries Run Deep, Banners Up For Grabs

The Calgary Dinos men’s team pose after winning their 21st Can West conference title earlier this season.


The Biomechanics of a Water Polo Shot

The different aspects that go into a successful shot in water polo.

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What Is The Job of a Youth Coach?

“Once young athletes appreciate the pursuit of happiness, their potential is truly limitless and their dreams can become reality.”

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Toronto Varsity Blues Keep Banner Streak Alive At 2023 OUA Championships

Toronto once again dominated in the pool at the OUA Championships in London, with the men winning a 19th straight title and the women making it nine in a row.


Dalhousie Men Claim 23rd AUS Championship Title, Tiger Women Earn 21st

The Dalhousie men put up 968 points to lead runner-up Acadia (860.5), while the women’s team rolled to a dominant victory with 930.5 points.

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A Long Road To The Pool

Part IV in Chris McClelland’s series about recovering from heart disease and getting back in the swimming pool documents a recent setback.

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The Swim Athlete’s Future

A parent shares the journey his daughter embarked on to accomplish her goals amidst adversity.

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