Articles by Jack McCormick

Backstroke Specialist Ben Eckerson Verbally Commits to Virginia Tech for 2021

Backstroke specialist Ben Eckerson has announced he will be joining the Virginia Tech Hokies as a member of the class of 2025.


Indiana State Champion Braden Rollins Sends Verbal to Alabama (2021)

Sprint specialist and Indiana state champion Braden Rollins was an honorable mention in SwimSwam’s top 20 recruits in the class of 2021.

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2019 World Champions: Who is Back in the Water

We take a look back at last year’s World Championship gold medalists and where they are at in their return to the pool following their countries quarantine.


Adam Peaty, Other GB Swimmers Recieve At-Home Pools to Train During Quarantine

Adam Peaty and other members of the GB National Team will be making a return to the water after receiving endless pool’s installed in their backyards.


Sweden to Allow Continuation of Competition, Training

Sweden has announced they will allow the return of athletes to competition and training amid the country’s coronavirus shutdown.


Russia Won’t Reopen Federal Training Centers in May, Minister Says

Russian’s Ministry of Sport held a video meeting with the countries sporting federations, discussing the resumption of normal training.

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Texas A&M Secures Verbal Commitment from Thad Dickerson

A Texas native, Thad Dickerson has announced that he will be joining the Texas A&M Aggies team as a member of the class of 2024.

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Arizona Scores Verbal From Backstroke Ace Connor West for 2021

US Open qualifier and Colorado high school state finalist Connor West has committed to the University of Arizona for 2021.

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IUPUI Adds IHSA Sectional Champ Taylor Weaver for 2021

IHSA State qualifier and IHSA Sectional champion Taylor Weaver has announced her verbal commitment to join IUPUI’s class of 2025.

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NISCA to Host Virtual High School ‘May Madness’

With swim meets on hold, NISCA will host a virtual, all-time best dual meet featuring high schools from across the nation.


Maya DiRado, Natalie Coughlin Talk Mental Health with USOPC Sport Psychologist

Having both experienced the stress caused by time away from the pool, Coughlin and DiRado talk to Dr. Sean McCann on how to prioritize mental health.


Penny Oleksiak Will Participate in Canada’s ‘Stronger Together’ Fundraiser

The fundraising event, an hour-long, commercial-free broadcast will take place on Sunday, April 26th at 7 pm NT, 5:30 Eastern time.

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NAIA’s Lindsey Wilson Scores Commitment from Evan Conklin

Florida’s Evan Conklin has committed to join the Lindsey Wilson College Blue Raiders, a member of the NAIA, beginning in the fall of 2020.

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Denmark Expands COVID-19 Directives for Greater Inclusion of Sports

Denmark’s governing body of sport has announced that they will be expanding their financial support plan to include smaller organizations and clubs.


Gianna Du-Long Commits to UC-Santa Cruz

Capable of making an immediete contribution individually and on relays, Gianna Du-Long has announced her commitment to UC Santa Cruz for this fall.

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