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Olympic Star Brendan Hansen Named to USA Swimming Foundation Board

Swim News: “Brendan Hansen is a champion in the pool and in life,” said Bill Maxson, USA Swimming Foundation Board chair. (Swim Photo Credit: Tim Binning, the swim pictures)

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Minnesota Grand Prix Entries Opened Up With Revised B-Standards

The Minnesota Golden Gophers are one of the few college teams attending their hosted Grand Prix meet this season. (Photo Courtesy: ©Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)

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Alex Meyer’s State of Open Water Swimming (Part 2 of 2)

Alex Meyer gives us his last three concerns about the future of open water swimming in part 2 of his editorial. (Photo Courtesy: Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)

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Eric Hansen, Chuck Batchelor to Lead USA Swimming 2012 World Championship Teams

Arizona’s Eric Hansen will lead the American men to Istanbul this winter. (Photo Courtesy: ©Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)

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Christy: What’s Next for Banned 15-Year Old?

Attorney Ceci Christy discusses what the future will look like for convicted 15-year old Chase Panem.

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Western Kentucky’s Bruce Marchionda to Serve on US World’s Coaching Staff

Claire Donahue (picture above) revealed today that her coach has been named to the US Staff for Istanbul. (Photo Courtesy: ©Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)

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SwimSwam’s Favorites for 2012 Golden Goggles Awards

Michael Phelps is a shoe-in for the Male Athlete of the Year award, but check out our favorites for the other 6 voted honors. (Photo Courtesy: ©Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)

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Florida 15-Year Old Permanently Banned from USA Swimming

The latest addition is now the youngest member of the USA Swimming Permanently ineligible list.

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USA Swimming: “The organization legally had no recourse” in NBAC Coach Complaint

USA Swimming said they had no ability to investigate a former NBAC coach for allegations of sexual abuse, because the offense happened in 1975.

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Schmitt, Lochte Headline 2012 US SC World Championships Team

Ryan Lochte is one of 43 athletes who will represent the U.S. at the World Championships in December. (Photo Courtesy: ©Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)

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Congressman Honda Considering Exploring “Formal Action” on Sexual Abuse in Swimming

Mike Honda’s office says he is exploring formal action, including but not limited to, a congressional hearing on USA Swimming and sexual abuse.

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Coach’s Perspective on The 2012 US Olympic Team

David Marsh talks about a team, he says, is the best he’s ever been a part of. (Photo Courtesy © Tim Binning, TheSwimPictures.com)

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NBC: Lochte Decides to Stay in Florida with Troy (For Now)

Ryan Lochte is staying in Florida, and trying to raise some big money for Water for People. (Photo: RyanLochte.com)

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U.S. Open Time Standards Updated Thursday

Just a note to our readers that USA Swimming has amended the U.S. Open time standards released yesterday.

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Jason Turcotte to Lead 8 Juniors to FINA World Cup with Hardy, Ervin, Shields

Allie Szekely (above) will be a part of the elite junior squad that the Americans send to the FINA World Cup Series. (Photo Courtesy: ©Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)

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