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Chatting with Richard Franklin, Advisor to Hammer Head Swim Caps

SwimSwam met up with Richard Franklin, accomplished business advisor and father of Olympian Missy Franklin, at the ASCA World Clinic 2018 in Anaheim, California, to talk about his new advisory role with swimming head safety advocate Hammer Head Swim Caps.

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USA Men Announce Roster for 2018 FINA World Cup

Four-time Olympian Jesse Smith is joined by fellow Rio Olympians McQuin Baron, Alex Bowen, Luca Cupido, Ben Hallock, Alex Obert and Alex Roelse on the the Team USA roster for the upcoming FINA World Cup.

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Four ACC Duals, Home Opener in October Highlight Duke 2018-19 Slate

Duke’s 2018-19 slate includes four dual meets against ACC opponents, as well as fall trips to the Big Al Invite in Princeton, N.J., and the Tennessee Invitational in Knoxville, Tenn.

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Michigan Slated for Three Home Meets Among 2018-19 Schedule

The University of Michigan men’s and women’s swimming and diving team announced its 2018-19 schedule, complete with three home meets at Canham Natatorium.

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Indiana Set to Host Four Home Meets, Big Ten Women’s Championships

The Indiana University swimming and diving teams announced their 2018-19 schedule, featuring four regular season meets and the 2019 Big Ten Women’s Championships to be held at the Counsilman Billingsley Aquatic Center in Bloomington, Ind.

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USA Women Pummel New Zealand 18-2 to Open FINA Women’s World Cup

The USA Women’s National Team opened the 2018 FINA World Cup with a convincing 18-2 win over New Zealand.

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James Madison Hires Paige Conrad as Assistant Coach

James Madison swimming and diving head coach Dane Pedersen welcomes Idaho alumna and former Illinois State assistant Paige Conrad to the staff as an assistant coach.

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Siberia Set to Host FINA Women’s Water Polo World Cup 2018

Courtesy: FINA Eight water polo squads representing the five continents are set to dispute the FINA Water Polo World Cup…

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Greece Claims U19 European Men’s Water Polo Crown

Greek achieved a rare double: in a span of two weeks their U18 team won the world title and now the U19 side clinched the European crown in Minsk after a brilliant victory over Montenegro in the final.

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8 Reasons Why Women Coaches Matter

SwimSwam welcomes reader submissions about all topics aquatic, and if it’s well-written and well-thought, we might just post it under…

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Five Swimmers Named Finalists for USOC’s Best of August Awards

Five swimmers were among the 13 finalists announced by the United States Olympic Committee for the Team USA Awards Best of August , which recognize the outstanding achievements of Team USA athletes from the last month.

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Steffens Headlines USA Women’s Water Polo FINA World Cup Roster

Captain Maggie Steffens leads the U.S. Women into action at the FINA World Cup, riding a 20-game win streak, joined by a host of returners from the 2017 FINA World Championship squad and several 2016 Olympic Champions.

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Miami Opens 2018-19 Season with Dual vs. Florida, Sept. 28

“Making sure the regular season schedule prepares our team for the postseason, and teaching them a lot of lessons along the way,” is the reasoning behind the University of Miami’s tough 2018-19 slate according to head coach Andy Kershaw.

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Swim 1922, TAC Make Swim Lessons Accessible to Wake County Students

The Cary Alumnae chapter of Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority partners with the Triangle Aquatic Center for a four-year partnership providing free swim lessons to local students.

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LSU Completes Coaching Staff with former Volunteer Assistant Robelot

LSU Swimming and Diving co-head coaches Dave Geyer and Doug Shaffer announced Thursday the return of Baton Rouge native Lyle Robelot to the coaching staff.

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