USA Swimming says that clubs and LSCs should enforce the new Minor Athlete Abuse Protection Policy (MAAPP) like other club and LSC rules, and that “isolated and inadvertent violations” may be treated as “teachable moments.”
Olympic icon Katie Ledecky leads the 400 free late in the meet, while Nathan Adrian will hold the top incoming seed in the 100 free in his first swim since surgery and a testicular cancer diagnosis earlier this season.
2018 was a rough season for Cody Miller, who talked pretty openly in his vlog series about dealing with injuries for much of the year. But he seems to be back on track in 2019, hitting a time in prelims of the Bloomington Pro Swim Series this morning that is better than anything he swam last season – Nationals included.
Olympian Kelsi Dahlia has scratched both the 100 free and 200 fly the first full day of the 2019 Pro Swim Series in Bloomington, suggesting that she may not be attending the meet at all.
Hannah Moore is the top seed on the women’s side, looking to win her second-straight PSS meet in this event. Moore beat Chile’s Kristel Kobrich by seven seconds in Richmond.
The University of North Carolina has hired Mark Gangloff to lead its men’s and women’s swim & dive programs, replacing the resigned Rich DeSelm.
After yesterday’s news that the former Winter Nationals will be re-branded as “U.S. Open,” we’re taking a look at the remaining schedule of national championship-level meets for the remainder of 2019.
An updated set of psych sheets have dropped for this week’s Bloomington Pro Swim Series, with Olympian Melanie Margalis dropping off the ticket. Margalis was entered both in Bloomington and at the Atlanta Classic happening the same weekend, so her absence on the new psychs all but confirms she’ll be swimming Atlanta instead.
The Wisconsin Interscholastic Athletic Association (WIAA) has realigned its section meet assignments for boys swimming, while the 2020 state meet hosts are still up in the air, pending construction on the new facility at the University of Wisconsin.
Former Virginia Tech skipper Ned Skinner will continue to coach at the college level in the state of Virginia: he’ll be named the head coach at Division III Hollins University in Roanoke, Virginia.
Italy’s Margherita Panziera had a breakout 2018 – and she’s making sure that season is no one-hit wonder.
The NCAA has stripped California Polytechnic State University (Cal Poly) of wins over three-plus seasons and put the school on two years of probation over violations involving stipends for textbooks given to student-athletes.
57.1% of voters picked Luca Urlando as the #1 junior recruit in the country, compared to 42.9% picking Carson Foster.
Michael Andrew and the Adams Family lead the SwimSquad points battle, but with the national team splitting between Bloomington and the Atlanta Classic, this month’s SwimSquad starting lineups could be a little thinner than usual.
Olympic swimmer Elizabeth Beisel will be part of the cast for the 39th season of CBS’s hit reality TV series Survivor, per a report by a media outlet covering the show.