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.
Another coaching domino has fallen with even more ripple effects elsewhere in the NCAA: Illinois State has hired Indiana University assistant Caitlin Hamilton as the new head coach of their women’s swimming & diving program. That move also leaves Indiana down three assistants from last year’s staff.
This spring, USA Swimming announced its Minor Athlete Abuse Prevention Policy (MAAPP), which governs interactions between adults and minors to…
The U.S. Center for SafeSport requires the national governing bodies of all sports to implement a Minor Athlete Abuse Prevention Policy (MAAPP) by June 23, and USA Swimming has released the full details of its MAAPP, including restrictions on social media communication, travel and one-on-one interactions between coaches and swimmers.
Kyle Daniels, the 20-year-old Australian swim instructor accused of sexually assaulting young girls, is now being faced with 36 child sex charges after a tenth victim came forward last month.
After a bunch of recruiting classes in a row loaded with 200 freestylers, this year’s class is decidedly sprintier, led by a pair of Swiss Army Knife multi-stroke sprinters at the top.