Articles by Reid Carlson

2019 Swammy Awards: British Coach of the Year, Mel Marshall

Mel Marshall is best-known for guiding the career of Adam Peaty, but she also coaches breakout backstroker Luke Greenbank and breaststroker Sarah Vasey.

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Bob Bowman Describes First Olympic Year Without Phelps Since Pre-2000 (Video)

ASU Head Coach Bob Bowman guided the career of Michael Phelps through 5 Olympic Games. 2020 will be his first Olympic year since 2000 without Phelps.

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Five Head Coaches Weigh In on the 2019 NC State Fall Invite (Video)

Braden Holloway, Bob Bowman, Yuri Suguiyama, Gary Taylor, and Dan Colella give their thoughts on the NC State Fall Invite and their teams’ performances.

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Katharine Berkoff Is Focusing on The Process More Than Times (Video)

Katharine Berkoff posted a handful of season-bests at the NC State Invite this weekend, but rather than focus on times Berkoff is focusing on “the process.”

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Cody Bybee Is Back With a Vengeance After Missing the 2019 Post-Season (Video)

After missing the 2019 Pac-12 and NCAA Championships due to mono, Cody Bybee is back with a vengeance this season.

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Kate Moore’s Mile/200 Back Double Was Like a Hard Practice (Video)

NC State’s Kate Moore shattered her personal best in the mile by over a second to place 2nd in the race. Shortly afterward she placed 5th in the 200 back.

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Beata Nelson Talks Minimal Rest For Mid-Season and Olympic Trials Focus (Video)

Wisconsin’s Beata Nelson proved she is the one to beat in the backstrokes and the 200 IM at the 2020 NCAA Championships, and also dropped a 50-point 100 fly.

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Duke Head Coach Dan Colella on Racing and the Process of Getting There (Video)

After two days of competition at the 2019 NC State GAC Invitation, Duke has held its own against some of the strongest programs in the NCAA.

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Olympian Gideon Louw of Auburn Talks Coaching Other Olympic Hopefuls (Video)

Auburn University Assistant Coach Gideon Louw is a two-time Olympian who now, as a coach, trains and mentors other Olympic hopefuls.

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Alyssa Marsh Started Side-Breathing in Butterfly as a “Last Resort” (Video)

Duke’s Alyssa Marsh dominated the women’s 100 fly Friday night in Greensboro, winning in 51.25, over a second ahead of the rest of the field.

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Julie Meynen: “It’s A Good Practice” To Swim Fast In The Morning (Video)

Auburn’s Julie Meynen talks her 50 freestyle at the 2019 NC State Invitational and the lead up to an Olympic year.

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ASU’s Emma Nordin and Cierra Runge Push Each Other To Higher Goals (Video)

Arizona State sophomore Emma Nordin won the ‘B’ final in a 4:40.99, just .03 shy of the 2019 Invited time for the NCAA Championships.

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Auburn’s Emily Hetzer Talks Sophomore Season and Training (Video)

Auburn’s Emily Hetzer took 2nd in 4:38.97 in the women’s 500 freestyle at the 2019 NC State Invite, setting a new personal best by 0.31s.

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Andreas Vazaios Lowers Greek National Record/Best Time in 200 IM at US Derby

Vazaios’ new record time of 1:52.95 shaves precisely one-tenth from his former record, set in his ISL debut in Indianapolis in October.

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International Swimming League Match 4 Day 2 Analysis Roundup

The 4th match of the ISL’s inaugural season gave us a new World Record, insight into team strategies and strengths, and a lot to look forward to next month.

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