Tony Carroll

The writer formerly known as “Troy Gennaro”, better known as Tony Carroll, has been working with SwimSwam since April of 2013. Tony grew up in northern Indiana and started swimming in 2003 when his dad forced him to join the local swim team. Reluctantly, he joined on the condition that he wouldn’t have to wear a “speedo, ” only to find out that he would end up loving the sport. He continued swimming through high school, and eventually went on to swim collegiately for IUPUI. He was given the pseudonym “Troy Gennaro” to avoid complications with the NCAA’s compliance rules.

Tony’s swimming career ended in 2015 after his senior year of college. He graduated from IUPUI as a school record holder and was the first male swimmer in program history to qualify for the US National Championships. He now stays involve with the sport as a coach in Louisville, KY and as a SwimSwam contributor.

Best Times

Course Event Time Date Meet
scy 200 Free 1:38.35 02/22/13 2013 Summit League Championships
Rochester, MI, USA
scy 500 Free 4:29.61 11/21/14 2014 House Of Champions Invite
Indianapolis, IN, USA
scy 100 Back 50.16 12/05/14 2014 US Winter National Championships
Greensboro, NC, USA
scy 200 Back 1:49.82 11/23/14 2014 House Of Champions Invite
Indianapolis, IN, USA