Articles by Garrett McCaffrey

Swimming Community Rallies Around Former Cal Swimmer

Matt Benoit was diagnosed with cancer earlier this fall. His current and former teammates have rallied around Matt’s fight and now we need the rest of the swimming community to do the same.

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David Marsh sends a message of support to The College of Charleston

Ryan Lochte and his Team Elite teammates take after their racing at the Wingate Fall Frenzy to rally behind the College of Chaleston swimmers who are fighting to save their program.

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Arizona AIA High School State Champs, Video Interviews

Ryan Hoffer has a long term goal of taking down Dressel’s record. Hannah Holman could get under 2 in the 200 IM. And Matt Anderson is looking for :53 in the 100 breast. Check out the interviews from prelims at the Skyline Aquatics Center!


Scottsdale clocks a SCY NAG Record at Last Chance Meet

Ryan Hoffer (seen above) lead off SAC’s record breaking relay at a last chance meet in Arizona.


Thanks for Keeping Swimming Cool, Michael

His goal has always been to raise the bar. Thank goodness that after a decade he’s still holding that bar high for the sport of swimming.


The Pain Train

4 time Olympian George Bovell gives us the perspective of an elite athlete during a recent workout in Anne Arbor.


Open Turn: College Conference Championship Chat, Round 3

Morgan and Garrett break down this past weekend’s conference championship meets, preview Men’s Pac 12s, and start to discuss how NCAAs is squaring up.


Open Turn: Conference Championship Preview, Round 2

Garrett McCaffrey and Morgan Priestley look forward to the 2nd batch of D1 conference championships.


Open Turn: Morgan and Garrett talk College Conference Championships

Morgan Priestley seems to have most of the answers swim fans are looking for when it comes to championship season. This week Garrett and Morgan look at the AAC, ACC, BIG 10, and SEC.

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Coach’s Log: Chris Plumb, Carmel Swim Club

How many coaches out there would love a pulley system for resistance training but have some facility restrictions keeping them from installing such system? Chris Plumb of Carmel Swim Club may have a solution for you…


Caeleb Dressel Talks 18.94; Emergency Room; and Florida Gators

Dressel talks to Garrett McCaffrey about his barrier breaking swim and his trip to the hospital the next day…


Coach’s Log: Auburn Awareness Set

Auburn Head Coach Brett Hawke takes us through an early season sprint set.


Coach’s Log: Utah Sprint Workout

Utah Head Coach Joe Dykstra and his assistant Jonas Persson sit down to talk about a morning sprint set with SwimSwam’s Garrett McCaffrey.


Coach’s Log: Indiana Breaststroke Set

Indiana Head Coach Ray Looze joins Garrett McCaffrey to discuss a breaststroke set that hoosiers did last week.


Workout Video: Stanford Men

Footage from a Stanford Wednesday workout at the Avery Aquatic Center.