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USOPC College Sports Think Tank Recommends Delaying Swim & Dive Recruiting

The group recommended pushing back swimming and diving recruiting to begin during a student’s senior year of high school.

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Mother of High School Swimmer Who Drowned Under Pool Cover Sues for $70 Million

The family of Nabila Maazouz, who was found dead under pool covers in November 2019, is suing for negligence leading to wrongful death.

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High School Swimmer Hospitalized After Losing Consciousness During Practice

The swimmer is expected to recover after losing consciousness during underwater breathing work at practice last week.

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Outsports Survey Shows Generally Positive Experience for LGBTQ Athletes

62.8% of high school swimmers and 83.8% of college swimmers reported a positive experience in being out about their LGBTQ status to teammates. (Above, out swimmer Erica Sullivan, who won a silver medal in the 1500 free at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics, is beginning her college career at Texas this fall).

SwimSwam Breakdown: Curzan to Stanford, Matt Sates, and ISL Death Match

We discuss Claire Curzan finally announcing her college commitment, Matt Sates impressing with 2 World Jr Records, and Mike Unger leaving USA Swimming

State-By-State High School NIL Laws: Where Can Student-Athletes Be Compensated?

California, Illinois and North Dakota are the only three states where it’s confirmed that high school athletes can monetize their name, image and likeness.

Convicted Former California High School Swim Coach Denied Home Detention

In July, Andree pled no contest to charge of having sex with a minor and was sentenced in San Luis Obispo County Superior Court.

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1,239 Swimmers Named to USA Swimming 2021 Scholastic All-American Team

Olympians Lydia Jacoby (pictured) and Torri Huske headlined the 2021 selection to the USA Swimming Scholastic All-American Team.

The SwimSwam Breakdown: Hafnaoui, Class of 2023, and Dressel Out of ISL

we discuss Olympic champ Ahmed Hafnaoui committing to IU, the recruiting class of 2023 already starting to commit, and the ins and outs of ISL developments

The SwimSwam Breakdown: ISL Draft Fumble, Big 12, Gary Taylor in C-Ville

We discuss the effectiveness of the ISL draft so far in the season, the Big 12 adding 4 teams, and Gary Taylor landing in Charlottesville

CHSAA Facing Disabilities Act Complaint Filed By Diabetic Swimmer

The Colorado High School Athletic Association is facing a potential lawsuit involving an alleged violation of the Americans with Disabilities Act.

Matt Traub Tabbed As New Cheshire High School Girls’ Swim Coach

Matt Traub looks to continue the Cheshire girls’ dynasty after seven consecutive undefeated seasons (75-0), nine conference titles, and three state titles.

Joshua Zuchowski Breaks 2 National High School Records (Meters) in Florida

Josh Zuchowski broke his own National Independent High School Record in the 100 fly, and also added a record in the 100 back.

Dave Albert Named Newest Head Coach of St. Xavier High School Swim Dynasty

Dave Albert, a 2008 graduate of St. Xavier High School in Cincinnati, will take over the program as their new head coach this coming fall.

The SwimSwam Breakdown: Analyzing This Week’s Top Stories in Swimming

I sat down with SwimSwam’s Braden Keith and Mel Stewart to analyze what happened in this post-Olympic week of swimming, which was surprisingly a lot