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Mary Washington Hires Alum Justin Anderson as Head Coach

Justin Anderson, a 2010 UMW graduate, has been named as the head men’s and women’s swimming coach at the University of Mary Washington.

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Netherlands, Spain Claim Group Titles at Euro Water Polo Championships

The Netherlands and Spain clinched the top spot in the respective groups and with an easy quarterfinal match in sight both can be ready to the semis.

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Mike Cutler Named Head Coach of Buffalo Area Athletic Club

The Buffalo Area Aquatic Club (BAAC) announced that Mike Cutler will be joining the club as the new head coach on August 12th. Cutler brings over 25 years of coaching experience to the club.

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Fourteen Home Meets Highlight 2018-19 Rice Swim Slate

A total of 14 regular season meets, including one on-campus at the Aquatics Center, highlight the new 2018-2019 schedule for the Rice Owls swim team.

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Spain, Croatia Join Italy, Serbia in European Water Polo Quarters

After Italy and Serbia had already completed their missions in two rounds, world champion Croatia and host Spain also booked their respective berths in the quarterfinals.

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West Florida Tabs Phil Kraus as Women’s Head Coach

The University of West Florida has announced that Phil Kraus has been named the head coach for the women’s swimming & diving program.

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Akron Hires Hannah Mattar as Women’s Assistant Coach

Hannah Mattar has been named the assistant coach for the University of Akron’s women’s swimming and diving team.

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Hungary Edges Russia 8-7 at European Water Polo Championships

The last round will determine the top spots in both groups in the women’s tournament at the European Water Polo Championships in Barcelona. Russia is still in the race in Group B despite their loss to Hungary.

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Swimmer Jerry Spencer Among 15 Tabbed for Arkansas Hall of Honor

A total of 15 former University of Arkansas student-athletes, including men’s swimmer Jerry Spencer, will be inducted as members of the 2018 class of the University of Arkansas Sports Hall of Honor this September.

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LaSalle Names Sasha Malanina As Assistant Coach

Two-time All-American and former Russia National Team member Alexandra “Sasha” Malanina has been named assistant swimming & diving coach at La Salle University.

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Air Force’s Jinan Andrews Named MWC Female Scholar Athlete of Year

Courtesy: Air Force Athletics COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – Air Force swimmer Jinan Andrews was named the 2017-18 Mountain West Female…

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FINA Opens New Headquarters as Part of 110th Anniversary Celebration

The FINA Family gathered today in Lausanne, Switzerland, for the celebration of FINA’s 110th anniversary and the official inauguration of the new FINA Headquarters.

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Paralympic Veteran Retiring after Canadian Record Performance

Jean-Michel Lavalliere, who holds nine Canadian records in his category and two more in relays – more than any other Canadian swimmer – leaves swimming as he has lived: head held high with no regrets.

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How Can Parents Encourage a Mindset of a Champion?

Here are a few tips about encouraging a growth mindset in our kids.


Men’s Favorites Come Through on Day 1 of Water Polo Championships

All favorites cleared the first hurdle at the beginning of the track in the men’s tournament at the European Water Polo Championships in Barcelona. Though Italy’s 14-1 downing of Germany stood out on the opening day.

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