Coleman’s Carpool: We talked to (most of) the DeLoof Fam Bam (Video)

In Coleman’s Carpool we get the insider’s perspective on your favorite swimmers. SwimSwam Head of Production, Coleman Hodges, invites swimmers to take a ride with him and talk about anything…except swimming. Mostly.

The DeLoof name is one that is quite well known in Michigan waters. All 4 (that’s right, 4!) DeLoof sisters swim or have swam at Michigan. Between the sisters, there are multiple NCAA All American awards, Honorable mentions, and the older 3 all competed at the 2016 Olympic Trials together. And to top it all off, they all live in the same house in Ann Arbor.

I had the privilege of spending 2 afternoons with the DeLoof family in Atlanta, once for this carpool and once going to lunch. They were so much fun, and you could really tell that Catie, Gabby, Ali, and Richard all have their own personalities and roles in the family. And I didn’t even get to meet Jackie or Mom!

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About Coleman Hodges

Coleman Hodges

Coleman started his journey in the water at age 1, and although he actually has no memory of that, something must have stuck. A Missouri native, he joined the Columbia Swim Club at age 9, where he is still remembered for his stylish dragon swim trunks. After giving up on …

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