Welcome to the first ever SwimSwam mid cycle US Olympic draft. 8 SwimSwam contributors will attempt to defeat each other by drafting the best possible 2020 Olympic rosters.
It’s the heart of long course season. Teams are training hard and loading up on their swimmers. What better time to go and see what the 4-time reigning NCAA champs are up to?
Coach Marty Hendricks (left), helped facilitate a family relay with Megan, Sean, Jim, and Becky Monahan at Master Nationals in May.
Lima, Peru will play host to the 2019 Pan American Games
A Texas A&M student went public this week with criticism of the University for letting an Aggie swimmer – who was found responsible by Texas A&M’s Title IX office for sexual abusing her in 2015 – return to school and competition.
Michael and Nicole Phelps have reportedly put their Arizona home on the market, with their new destination yet unknown.
DI student-athletes will no longer need their current institution’s approval to pursue a transfer.
The top 5 races to watch at the 2018 Mare Nostrum Tour in Barcelona features an often unspoken rivalry between female breaststrokers.
Former high school swimming and track coach Steven Ortiz has been added to USA Swimming’s banned list, the latest coach to be suspended permanently by the U.S. Center for SafeSport.
Dean Farris breaks down his weekend in Santa Clara, how training has gone during his time in Austin with the UT men, and how he’s feeling moving into the rest of the summer
The USA Women’s Youth National Team has announced their roster for the upcoming UANA Junior Pan American Championship headed to Clearwater, Florida this July 10-15.
Kelsi Worrell won the 100 fly at the 2015 Pan American Games. Her 3 medals there were her first senior international podium finishes before going on to Olympic gold in 2016.
Leah Smith of Tuscon Ford Dealers took two seconds off of her season best to take 2nd in 4:04.72. That’s the 4th-ranked time in the world this year for Smith
Melanie Margalis scored 9 Pro Swim Series points in Santa Clara to overtake the absent Taylor Ruck for the series points lead on the women’s side. But Katie Ledecky scored another 15 points and is now only a couple wins out of stealing the lead.
Lenny Krayzelburg’s SwimSquad won a tough Santa Clara meet, putting up the second-highest point total of any team at any meet so far. Krayzelburg’s 98 points is second only to the 107 his crew put up in Austin.