Articles by Tony Carroll

Two American Officials Were Selected for the 2013 World Championships

Announcer, Michael Poropat and Judge, Jay Thomas, were selected to represent USA Swimming in Barcelona.


World Championship Team Members, Ryan Murphy, and Other Young Stars Compete at Sectionals in Athens, GA

Ryan Murphy wins five events at the 2013 Long Course Senior Sectionals at the University of Georgia in Athens, GA. (Photo Credit: Tim Binning, TheSwimPictures)


Cindy Tran, Jack Conger, and Kyler Van Swol Earn Top Seeds for Team USA

During the prelims of day five, Cindy Tran, Jack Conger, and Kyler Van Swol earn top seeds for Team USA at the 2013 World University Games. (Photo Credit: TIm Binning, TheSwimPictures)


Sogar Earns Top Seed in the 200 Breaststroke Along With The Women’s 4×200 Freestyle Relay

Laura Sogar and Andrea Kropp finish first and second in the prelims of the 200 breaststroke. The women’s 4×200 freestyle relay of Andrea Murez, Melanie Margalis, Rachel Acker, and Chelsea Chenault will also be the top seed going into finals tonight. (Photo Credit: Tim Binning, TheSwimPictures)


Should USA Swimming Revise Their Relay Selection Process for International Competitions?

Should USA Swimming consider athletes who traditionally perform better in relays than they do in their individual events? Megan Romano went 52.90 in the 4×100 freestyle relay at the World University Games, her time is 1.55 seconds faster than her time in the individual 100 freestyle. (Photo Credit: Tim Binning, TheSwimPictures)


Virginia To Hire Sammy Busch, The Brother Of Head Coach, Augie Busch, As Assistant Coach

Sources close to the Busch family tell us that Sammy Busch will be the new assistant coach at the university of Virginia, under the direction of his brother and head coach, Augie Busch. (Photo of junior Alison Haulsee Credit: Tim Binning, TheSwimPictures)


Katie Ledecky Earns USOC Athlete of the Month

Katie Ledecky and Dan Wagner, a wheelchair tennis player, earn USOC Athlete of the Month honors for their performances in June. (Photo Credit: Tim Binning, TheSwimPictures)

  Comment First!

Team USA’s World Championship Training Camps

It will not be long before Team USA’s World Championship swim teams travel over seas to prepare for the meet during the team training camps. (Photo Credit: Tim Binning, TheSwimPictures)

  1 Comment

FINA Presents the Medals; Prize Money for the 2013 World Championships

Ona Carbonell, Jennifer Pareja and Marc Minguell emerge with the 2013 World Championship Medals around their necks. (Credit: / RFEN / Jorge Andreu)


Hungary Sending 17 to World Championships

Hungary is sending 17 to Barcelona for the 2013 World Championships including Dániel Gyurta (pictured above), László Cseh, Risztov Éva, and Katinka Hosszú. (Photo Credit: Tim Binning, TheSwimPictures)


Ohio State Diving Coach, Vince Panzano, Steps Down After 35 Years

Another big name in Big Ten Diving steps down as head coach. Ohio State is accepting applications until the 14th of July. (Photo Credit: Tim Binning, TheSwimPictures)

  Comment First!

Team Dynamics: Teammates in Practice, But Opponents In The Meet

As the stakes get higher, it becomes harder to accept that the best you had was not enough to win. It is difficult to look up at your teammate, ahead of you on the podium, because you wanted to be where they are so badly. At the same time, you are proud of how well your teammate swam. (Photo Credit: Janna Schulze,


Barcelona Bound: The 2013 World Championship Roster

Finally, here is your official World Championship roster! (Photo Credit: Tim Binning, TheSwimPictures)


World Championship Trials: Day 5 Finals Photo Vault

Margo Geer, Simone Manuel, and Natalie Coughlin (from left to right) reach for the wall in the final of the women’s 50 freestyle at the 2013 World Championship Trials. (Photo Credit: TIm Binning, TheSwimPictures)


Jaeger Scratches 200 To make Room for Training Partner, Michael Klueh, on the World Championship Roster

Connor Jaeger scratches his 4th event to allow room for Michael Klueh on the 2013 World Championship Roster. (Photo Credit: TIm Binning, TheSwimPictures)


Want to take your swimfandom to the next level?

Subscribe to SwimSwam Magazine!