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4 Races To Watch, Full Psych Sheets For 2019 CIF Central Coast Champs

Saint Francis High School junior Nicole Oliva is the heavy favorite in both girls distance events, and could go after some pretty lofty section records in both races.

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Meehan and Durden Named 2019 US World Championship Head Coaches

Greg Meehan and Dave Durden have been tabbed as the head’s women’s and men’s coaches for the 2019 USA World Championships team.

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Emily Feeney Added To SafeSport Ban Database

Emily Feeney, a former high school swim coach in Pennsylvania, has been added to the U.S. Center for SafeSport’s ban database, making her permanently ineligible for membership with any Olympic sport organization.

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USA Swimming Announces World University Games Coaching Staff

NC State Head Coach Braden Holloway will be the men’s Head Coach, while Stanford women’s Assoiciate Head Coach Tracy Slusser will be leading the women’s team.

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Kredich and Bultman Named Head USA Coaches for 2019 Pan American Games

USA Swimming announced today that Matt Kredich and Steve Bultman will lead the men’s and women’s teams, respectively, at this summer’s Pan American Games.

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Maxime Rooney Announces Transfer to Texas for Senior Season

Rooney announced just over a week ago he would leave the University of Florida before his senior season.

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Practice + Pancakes: Jack Conger Topples Todd DeSorbo Power Set

As reported late last year, Jack Conger is now training with Todd DeSorbo in Charlottesville. Since hearing of the news, I think most swim fans have wanted to see what that looks like from a training perspective.

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Ultra Swim Swimmer of the Month: Olivia Smoliga, Athens Bulldog

In the hunt for the 2019 Pro Swim Series crown, it’s been the backstrokers running the show.

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Competitor Coach of the Month: Brent Arckey & Sarasota YMCA Staff

The Sarasota Sharks won this year’s combined YMCA Nationals points title by 25.5 over Greater Spartansburg, including some key age group swims.

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California Bar Court Suspends Richard Foster’s Law License For One Year

The State Bar Court of California has suspended the law license of Richard Foster, an attorney who lost a years-long legal battle with former professional swimmer Dagny Knutson over his representation of her in 2010. That’s according to documents obtained by the Southern California News Group and published this week in The OC Register.

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Alabama Hires IU’s Coley Stickels As New Head Swim & Dive Coach

The University of Alabama has announced Indiana sprint coach Coley Stickels as its new head coach for men’s and women’s swimming & diving. Stickels was previously the associate head sprint coach for the Hoosiers.

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2019 TYR Derby Pro Swim Meet: Watch the Women Receive their Checks (Video)

Kennedy only gained two hundredths from her semi swim, though, and she snuck ahead of Bilquist and Comerford for 2nd. Kennedy takes home $3,000, Bilquist $2,000 in her first meet post-college, and Comerford takes $1,000.

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2019 TYR Derby Pro Meet: 50 Free Shootout Finals Race Videos

Fratus, like Geer, was consistent through the three rounds.

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US Paralympics and Swimming Canada Cancel Upcoming 2019 Can-Ams

The event was meant to be a final tune-up opportunity before the 2019 World Para Swimming World Championships, which were recently pushed back over a month.

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2019 TYR Derby Pro Meet: 50 Free Heat 2 Race Videos

Chadwick and Khalafalla wound up tying for 5th in 22.44.

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