Articles by Jared Anderson

2014 Athens Bulldog Grand Slam: Peters, Bekemeyer win on opening distance night

Georgia freshman Stephanie Peters and SwimAtlanta high school senior Cody Bekemeyer won the distance events on opening night of the Athens Bulldog Grand Slam.

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UBC promotes Olympian and assistant coach Brian Johns to full-time position

The University of British Columbia announced this week that it has promoted part-time assistant coach Brian Johns to a full-time coaching position.

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University of Calgary, Calgary Swim Club team up with innovative program to support dreams of Olympic swimmers

The University of Calgary’s Faculty of Kinesiology has teamed up with the University of Calgary Swim Club to offer an innovative program designed to push swimmers to new heights on the international stage.

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European Juniors open with junior world record for Apostolos Christou

The first day of the 2014 European Junior Championships saw Russia’s Evgeny Sedov blast to a 50 fly win and Greece’s Apostolos Christou break a Junior World Record in the 100 back semifinal.

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Birmingham Swim League tabs Olympian and ‘Bama assistant Mike Davidson as new head coach

The Birmingham Swim League has hired University of Alabama assistant coach Mike Davidson to be the its new Program Director and Head Coach.

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Park Tae-hwan to swim IM events at Korean Trials, hopes for Asian games bids

Olympic gold medal-winning freestyler Park Tae-Hwan is looking to expand his repertoire. The Korea Herald report that Park will enter the 200 and 400 IMs at next week’s Korean national team trials, with the hope of making the country’s Asian Games roster in those races.

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Beisel, Hoff, Vyatchanin to compete in Orlando Sectional this weekend

As the next wave of Speedo Sectional meets kicks off around the country, one location worth watching is Orlando, where a number of Olympians will be competing.

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Women’s 100 Meter Backstroke – US Nationals Preview – Missy Franklin leads Golden Bear attack

Since at least 2011, the women’s 100 backstroke has been all but owned by Missy Franklin, the defending Olympic and World Champs gold medalist.

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Sarasota YMCA promotes from within, Brent Arckey to be new head coach

With head coach Steve Brown leaving to join the University of Arizona’s coaching staff, the Sarasota YMCA has promoted senior assistant coach Brent Arckey to be its new head coach, the team announced via Twitter this morning.

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Utah, Arizona rematch to happen in Tuscon November 1 with UNLV also present

The Utah Utes have released their 2014-2015 schedule, which will include a road rematch of one of last year’s most memorable upsets.

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Alshammar, Sjostrom lead 21-person Swedish Euro Champs roster

On the heels of the Swedish Championships last week, the Swedish Swimming Federation has announced its official entry roster for the European Championships, headed by World Record breaker Sarah Sjostrom and 36-year-old un-retired sprinter Theresa Alshammar.

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2014 Athens Bulldog Grand Slam Preview: Phelps and Lochte head SwimMAC vs NBAC battle

In a throwback to the good old days of American swimming, both Michael Phelps and Ryan Lochte are entered and could go head-to-head as many as three times over the course of the weekend.

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Australian Commission probing into Volkers abuse case, uncovering new info

Australia’s Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse heard testimony on Monday centering on the child abuse case leveled against former National Team coach Scott Volkers.

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Women’s 200 Meter Breaststroke – US Nationals Preview – Can Lawrence remain red-hot?

Micah Lawrence has been on a tear this season through the Grand Prix circuit, and she’ll try to extend that magic for SwimMAC in Irvine.

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WATER POLO: Team USA Rosters Announced For Upcoming UANA Junior Pan American Championship

The USA Men’s and Women’s Youth National Teams have announced their rosters for the upcoming UANA Junior Pan American Championship in Riverside, CA.

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