Coach Charles McCaffree was a pioneer in his era. During his Michigan State coaching career, his swimmers earned 322 All-America honors, claimed 34 Big Ten titles, and won 22 NCAA titles.
Once upon a time, before I became a swimming coach and instructor at The Race Club, I was an eye surgeon. In fact, I operated on about 50,000 eyes over 25 years, trying to help people see better.
How do you keep your injured swimmers in training? (Featured Image: Alex Meyer, VASA Athlete)
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In the midst of Ledecky’s dominance, Phelps’ comeback, and the rest of Pan Pacs hubbub, I ask the readers of SwimSwam: Would we all love swimming so much if the bottom of the pool were red?
The inaugural 2014 Youth Fantasy Camp for ages 12-17 will be held October 9–12, followed by an adult Fantasy Camp for ages 18 and older from October 17-19. Space is limited, with registration deadlines on September 3 for youth camp and September 10 for adult camp.
Is your swimwear not lasting as long as you would like? If you’re wearing your swimsuit in chlorinated water on a regular basis, there are few things to lengthen your swimsuits life.
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One of the best resources an athlete has access to is their coach. A suggestion from Michael Klueh, a Dolfin sponsored athlete and swimmer at Club Wolverine, is to have a goal meeting with your coach.
When your college career is over, and all is said and done, your swimming stats aren’t what’s most important about the sport. Nobody will remember who DQ’d that last relay to lose the meet, or who set what records when. The relationships you gain from your teammates in college are one of a kind; learn to leverage and appreciate them, and your school and swimming will take care of itself.
In this Shouts from the Stands, Cameron Mee inspects what’s going right in Australian swimming, and where, two years after starting an organizational overhaul, the team continues to struggle.
The most uncomfortable part of the college recruiting process is the “decline to sign”. For the swimmer, you have to try…
Check out photos from the 2014 Goodwill Swim Meet between Suriname, Trinidad and Tobago, Barbados, Guyana and St. Lucia in Paramaribo, Suriname.
The 20th edition of the Goodwill Swim Meet, an annual competition between Suriname, Trinidad and Tobago, Barbados, Guyana and St. Lucia took place at Club Oase in Paramaribo, Suriname from August 15-17, 2014.
Holding the FINA World Championships in North America meant the meet attracted many of the best US & Canadian swimmers, but they by no means had an easy run at the medals with winners coming from allover the world.
Mike Brady has been added to the staff at the Central Florida YMCA. He comes to the program from the Northwest North Carolina YMCA, where his girls team finished 8th at this summer’s YMCA Long Course National Championship meet.
#FantasySwimming was developed by a team of Twitterers who love swimming, and were looking for a more creative way to…