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Missy Franklin Subtly Makes First Endorsement As A Professional Swimmer

Following the Women’s NCAA Championships in March, Missy Franklin announced that she was going professional and that she signed with…

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Let’s Not Wait Until Someone Dies

Dr. Keith Bell and Bridger Bell: “Swimming at Western Kentucky University died this week. The cause of death was hazing…”

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DII College Recruiting Rules in Plain English

Nearly every school in the country has a compliance department to help coaches stay compliant with NCAA rules. The NCAA rule book is inches thick and seems to be written by attorneys. Here are the DII Recruiting Rules in plain English.

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6 Olympic Stars Headline Charity Concert to benefit Swim to Win Foundation

The benefit concert kicks off the Swim to Win Clinic featuring internationally acclaimed Olympians including: Janet Evans, Rowdy Gaines, Jason Lezak, Aaron Peirsol, Chloe Sutton, Amanda Beard and many more.

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USA Swimming Names Juan Caraveo Sports Diversity & Inclusion Consultant

Longtime coach will increase swimming participation in multicultural populations

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Swim Job: Piranhas Swim Club seeks Head Club Swimming Coach

The Piranhas Swim Club has an immediate opening for an energetic and dynamic leader as Head Coach for our growing USA swim team. Located in Eastern Iowa along the beautiful Mississippi River in Bettendorf, Iowa our membership of 240 year-round athletes spans all competitive levels.

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Swim Job: Mission Valley Aquatics seeks Head Swim Coach

Mission Valley Aquatics, located on the south shore of Flathead Lake in beautiful Northwestern Montana, seeks a part-time head swim coach for its Lake Monsters Swim Team.

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Cover Letter for a Swimmer

Do you struggle to describe the qualifications that make you the most appealing candidate for a job? How do the job applications of swimmers stack up against those who have spent their summers donning Kenneth Cole suits rather than Speedo suits?

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Shouts from the Stands: A Tech Suit State of Mind

SwimSwam welcomes reader submissions about all topics aquatic, and if it’s well-written and well-thought, we might just post it under…

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Swim Job: Trinity College seeks Graduate Assistant Swim Coach

Trinity College is a highly selective liberal arts and sciences college founded in 1823, famous for their breathtaking campus, rigorous academics, student-driven campus culture, and forward-thinking urban-global programs.

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USOC program invites fans to purchase gifts to offset athlete training costs

Natalie Coughlin, 12-time Olympic medal winner: “This support is more important today than ever, as there are athletes who have the potential, but not the means, to achieve their Olympic and Paralympic dreams.”

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Swim Job: Eagle Swim Team seeks Head Age Group Swim Coach

The Eagles are based at the McDonogh School in Owings Mills, MD, and train at the Henry Rosenberg Aquatic Center (8-lane 50-meter pool). EST is a coach directed team and this position reports directly to Head Coach and Team President Scott Ward.

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44 Swim Jobs for People Who Love Swimming

Want a job in swimming and/or the aquatic industry? Here are 44 Swim Jobs from all over the world.

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Olympic Swim Star Kosuke Kitajima launches Educational and Training Equipment Biz in Japan

With Japan’s top athletic trainer, Dr. Takeshi Suzuki, Olympian Kosuke Kitajima has brought Perform Better, leading educator and provider of functional training equipment to Japan.

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Scott Cameron named Illinois State head swimming coach

Cameron will succeed longtime Illinois State head swimming coach Steve Paska, who announced his retirement, effective July 31, in December.

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