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TCU To Hire George Washington’s James Winchester As New Head Coach

TCU will fill its swim coaching vacancy by pulling James Winchester from Atlantic 10 power George Washington University. Winchester tweeted a goodbye letter today to his George Washington team, and sources say he will be announced as the new TCU coach shortly.

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Coaching Changes

Top Candidates For Florida Head Coaching Job(s)

We pass along the whispers we’ve heard about the future of the Gator swim and dive programs – both frontrunners in the coaching hire and some big rumblings we’ve heard about a major structural change to the program.

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News

Breeja Larson Wins 50 Breast on Day 1 of Argentina Championships

Larson beat Argentina’s Macarena Ceballos in the 50 breaststroke, though Ceballos still qualified for the South American Championships.

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Stuart Swinburn Nearly Breaks Age Record at Australia Age Champs Day 6

Stuart Swinburn nearly broke the Australian boys 16 Age Record, posting a 2:01.34, which puts him just .34 seconds off Mitch Larkin’s Age Record of 2:01.00.

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Open Water

Open Water Nationals Venue Experiencing Unsafe pH Levels

The lake is under the jurisdiction of the federal government, which requires that bodies of water used for swimming have a pH of 9.0 or less.

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Powerlist

TCU To Hire George Washington’s James Winchester As New Head Coach

TCU will fill its swim coaching vacancy by pulling James Winchester from Atlantic 10 power George Washington University. Winchester tweeted a goodbye letter today to his George Washington team, and sources say he will be announced as the new TCU coach shortly.

Top Candidates For Florida Head Coaching Job(s)

We pass along the whispers we’ve heard about the future of the Gator swim and dive programs – both frontrunners in the coaching hire and some big rumblings we’ve heard about a major structural change to the program.

Breeja Larson Wins 50 Breast on Day 1 of Argentina Championships

Larson beat Argentina’s Macarena Ceballos in the 50 breaststroke, though Ceballos still qualified for the South American Championships.

Stuart Swinburn Nearly Breaks Age Record at Australia Age Champs Day 6

Stuart Swinburn nearly broke the Australian boys 16 Age Record, posting a 2:01.34, which puts him just .34 seconds off Mitch Larkin’s Age Record of 2:01.00.

Open Water Nationals Venue Experiencing Unsafe pH Levels

The lake is under the jurisdiction of the federal government, which requires that bodies of water used for swimming have a pH of 9.0 or less.

Amid Rising Costs, Paris 2024 To Consider Temporary Aquatics Venue

In an effort to combat rising costs associated with the Paris 2024 Olympic Games preparations, organizers are reportedly now considering the option of…

Ultra Swim Swimmer of the Month: Marwan el-Kamash

The mid-distance freestyle events on this year’s Pro Swim Series have been owned by Zane Grothe. But in Mesa this month, Marwan el-Kamash changed that.

Competitor Coach of the Month: Jack Bauerle, Georgia

Georgia Bulldog-affiliated swimmers crossed the country to dominate the Mesa stop of the Pro Swim Series, with 5 of the Athens Bulldog postgrads winning 9 events.

2018 TYR Pro Derby: Men’s Round-by-Round Predictions

We’ll go over who we’ll see racing on the men’s side, and break down our predictions for each round.

IOC Expected To Toughen Restrictions On Trans Athletes

According to British newspaper The Times, the IOC is expected to issue new guidelines halving the permitted level of testosterone allowed in female athletes eligible for women’s sporting events.

New Russian National Team Coach Aims to Improve Results at Adult Level

Russia has announced Sergey Chepik as its new National Team head coach.

Olympian Kirsty Coventry Named To Youth Olympic Games Committee

‘As an African I’m extremely proud to be a member of the Evaluation Commission so we can show the world what Africa has to offer.’ – Kirsty Coventry

TCU Banquet Canceled, Team Reportedly Suspended For Rest of Semester

There’s no news yet on the new coach of the TCU swimming & diving programs, but a local newspaper reports that the team’s banquet was canceled, and sources tell SwimSwam that the team has been suspended for the remainder of the semester.

Fitter and Faster 15 Questions: Swim Videos On Demand

Fitter and Faster 15 Questions (#FFT15) profiles the 50+ elite swimmers and clinicians that host, instruct and manage the world’s largest swim clinic tour.  

Is Garbage Yardage Actually Really Important?

“Easy training is in fact the most important type of training.” Dr. Jan Olbrecht emphatically stated as he finished up his afternoon presentation at the School of Thought Clinic, hosted by Matt Kredich at the University of Tennessee.

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