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Duncan Sherrard Joins Tar Heel Staff As Assistant Swimming Coach

Duncan Sherrard, former head swimming coach at Florida Southern College and an All-America swimmer at the University of Florida, has joined head coach Rich DeSelm’s staff as an assistant coach at the University of North Carolina, it was announced Monday.

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Greensboro to host ACC Swimming & Diving Championships for next 7 seasons, through 2022

The Atlantic Coast Conference has announced a seven-year deal with the Greensboro Aquatic Center that will bring the men’s and women’s ACC Championships to Greensboro for the next 7 seasons.

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ACC, Polish Champion Jan Switkowski Transferring from Virginia Tech to Florida

Jan Switkowski emerged from a deep and impressive field as the 2015 Polish National Champion in the 200 fly, and will now continue his college career at the University of Florida.

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Never Do a Swimming Drill Again!

“Doing” drills doesn’t improve stroke technique and doesn’t foster faster swimming. You need to “train” your drills.

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Over 1000 College Swimming Commits in 2015, see the list here

Between the more-than-850 commit stories we have written and press releases sent to us by colleges, SwimSwam has compiled a list of over 1000 members of the high school class of 2015. See where they come from and where we will find them next year.

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Virginia Men’s Swimming and Diving Adds Two to Signing Class

Virginia swimming and diving head coach Augie Busch announced Tuesday (June 2) that Alex Albracht (Mission Hills, Kansas) and Murat Yildirim (Istanbul, Turkey) have signed National Letters of Intent to join the Cavalier men for the 2015-16 season.

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Georgia Tech Announces Spring Signees, Including 2012 Chinese Olympian Iris Wang

“Iris will be a game changer and catalyst for our women’s team. Her current times will make her presence known immediately at the ACC and NCAA level.”

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53-Second Butterflier Anna Quinn Transferring from UCLA to Duke

Anna Quinn (file photo dated: December 14th, 2013) will give the Duke Blue Devils another sub-54 second butterflier in 2015.

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Duke Women Land Another Huge 2016 Commit, Suzanne Dolan from Machine Aquatics

Suzanne Dolan is the second 2016 commit to Duke before the open contact period has even begun.

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UNC hires former Rutgers head coach Phil Spiniello as new Tar Heel assistant

The University of North Carolina Tar Heels have filled their assistant coach opening with one of the bigger names on the market, former Rutgers head coach Phil Spiniello.

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800 College Swimming Commits so far in 2015, see the list here

SwimSwam has covered 800-and-counting commit stories, which when taken together tell a story about the high school class of 2015 and where we will find them next year.

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NCAP’s Kylie Jordan Verbally Commites to Duke Class of 2016

Virginian Kylie Jordan has verbally committed to the Duke Blue Devils, but won’t arrive until the fall of 2016.

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43 Division I Swim & Dive programs earn perfect APR scores from the NCAA for 2013-2014

20 women’s teams and 13 men’s teams earned perfect scores of 1000 for the 2013-2014 season, including women’s NCAA runners-up Georgia.

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Esposto, Johnston Named to U.S. Worlds Roster

Abby Johnston and Nunzio Esposto from Duke will be heading to the FINA World Championships.

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The Final Race: Don’t you swammers see what you’ve done?

“The harsh reality and underappreciated beauty of this sport is that we can never be satisfied. If we were, this sport would not advance.”

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