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Ultra Swimmer of the Month: Grant House

After an impressive summer, House has hit the ground running in his fifth and final season of NCAA eligibility.

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Competitor Coach of the Month: Jeff Dugdale

Dugdale led the Queens (NC) swimming program to its first win as a Division I institution over the weekend against Davidson.

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SwimSwam Pulse: 57% Say “No Chance” A Dressel Record Falls This NCAA Season

The majority don’t think any of Caeleb Dressel’s 2018 NCAA records will go down this season, but if there’s one that will, they’re picking the 100 free.


USA Water Polo Commits $12 Million To New Aquatics Facility In Irvine

Irvine City Council voted 4-1 in favor of the state-of-the-art aquatic center during its Great Park Board and City Council meeting on Tuesday.

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Five Breakout Candidates For The U.S. In The 2022-23 International Season – Women

Entering her freshman year at Virginia, Claire Tuggle is a prime candidate to take a giant leap forward over the next 12 months.


arena Swim of the Week: Marchand Caps Off Incredible Pentathlon With 46.6 100 IM

Marchand’s #2 all-time 100 IM swim came after four other 100-yard performances where he was at or near last season’s NCAA invite time.


Ilya Kharun Among 17-Member Canadian Team Announced For Short Course Worlds

Kharun was removed from the U.S. Junior Pan Pacific Championship team after USA Swimming learned that he was not an American citizen.


Kansas City Swim Coach Charged With Child Sexual Exploitation

A Shawnee Mission North High School girls swim coach was arrested on five charges of sexual exploitation of a child on Wednesday.

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GMX7 Weekly Wonders of Age Group Swimming – 9/30/2022

Some of the country’s up-and-coming talent wasted no time in establishing some quick swims to kick off the 2022-23 short course season.


World Championship Medalist Gabby DeLoof Joining Pro Group At Tennessee

DeLoof joins the pro group in Knoxville that includes Olympians Erika Brown and Kira Toussaint.


Schooling Issues Statement, Teong Tzen Wei Implicated In Singapore Cannabis Case

Schooling expressed disappointment but accepts the consequences of his decision after receiving a suspension due to cannabis use overseas.


Five Breakout Candidates For The U.S. In The 2022-23 International Season – Men

Texas Longhorn David Johnston is among the names that could make a significant impact on the U.S. scene this coming season internationally.


Luka Gabrilo To Lead Kayla Sanchez, Barbora Seemanova To 2024 In The Philippines

2020 European champion Barbora Seemanova has joined coach Luka Gabrilo and Kayla Sanchez in the Philippines to train in the lead-up to Paris 2024.


Russian Synchro Legend & ROC Secretary General Flees Country

Anastasia Davydova, a five-time Olympic gold medalist and the current Secretary General of the Russian Olympic Committee, has fled the country.


Anastasiya Shkurdai Parting Ways With Longtime Coach Olga Yasianovich

The pair have worked together since 2010, but that has now come to an end as Yasianovich has moved to the U.S. to pursue further opportunities.