Claire Crippen, Chris Lear Take Over Roles as Acting Head Coaches for Germantown

Dick Shoulberg, above, has been the head coach at Germantown Academy since 1969.


Michael Andrew Breaks His 2nd National Age Group Record on Thursday at Minneapolis Grand Prix

Michael Andrew broke two National Age Group Records on Thursday at the Minneapolis Grand Prix in two events that he entered.


Michael Andrew Breaks National Age Group Record in 100 Yard Fly at Minneapolis Grand Prix

Michael Andrew has broken the 13-14 National Age Group Record in the 100 yard fly on night 1 of the…

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SwimSwam’s The Weekly Wonders of Age Group Swimming – 11/13/2013

There was a lot of fast swimming going on during the weekend of November 9-10, 2013, including various high school state…


SwimSwam is Everywhere: Concord Terrapins Senior IV Meet

 November weather in Northern California can be a crapshoot.  But this weekend (Nov 8 – 10), just before the rain…


Katie Ledecky Makes Post-Worlds Return to Pool at DST’s First State Cup

World Record holder Katie Ledecky made her return to competition this weekend in Delaware.


SwimSwam’s The Weekly Wonders of Age Group Swimming for 11/6/2013

Either there’s something in the water or the southeast has got some incredibly fast swimmers rising through the ranks. (It’s the latter, of course.)


Program Development with Chris Hadden: Establishing Philosophies and Values – Part I

“As far as staffing goes, Chris looks for three main things from his assistants: 1) reliability, 2) skilled when working with the youth, and 3) capabilities for learning.”

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Chris Morgan Leaves Harvard, Takes Job as Head Coach at North Shore YMCA

Chris Morgan, formerly of Harvard, has taken a new position with the country’s biggest YMCA team.


Sam McHugh Finishes Martha Bass Invitational With Two More Pool Records

Sam McHugh of the Baylor School has wrapped the 2013 Martha Bass Invitational with two more Pool Records, to go…

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Adele – Skyfall – An Aquazot Music Video

Adele’s epic “Skyfall” is soulfully smooth, melancholy, and tragic…the perfect soundtrack for a swim team facing an epic workout. See swimmer and filmmaker Corey Okubo’s vision here…

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Halloween Banana Swimmer On The Run – Video

SwimSwam received reports yesterday, October 31st, 2013, of a banana on the run. Several eyewitnesses said the banana was, in…

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Scott Clausen Swimming Photo Vault

Clausen is primarily a freestyle specialist. He will be in Salo’s “long spirit” group no doubt (at USC), because the longer the race gets the faster Clausen goes.

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Maija Roses Swimming Photo Vault

Roses on her decision to commit to Cal: “For me, the decision came down to how comfortable I felt with the team, coaches, academics and campus.”

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SwimSwam’s The Future of Swimming Report for 10/29/2013: Daring Dozen

The weekend of October 26-27, 2013 produced some very fast swims at the age-group and senior level. SwimSwam has chosen…


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