Swimming From Home Talk Show: Andy Kershaw, Head Coach & 2x Olympic Manager

We are all trying to deal with the Covid-19 pandemic as best we can. Staying at home and not socializing is not an easy task for anyone, and keeping a swimmer out of the pool is equally antagonizing. Therefore, SwimSwam is starting the Swimming From Home Talk Show, where host Coleman Hodges speaks with the swimming community about how they’re coping with our current goggle-less reality.

Andy Kershaw is currently the head coach for the University of Miami women’s swim team. Kershaw explained that the coronavirus pandemic has motivated him to keep coaching even more, and he’s been working non-stop to do what he can to keep his team engaged from home. Kershaw has also been a member of the US Olympic team for the last 2 Games (2012, 2016) as a team manager, snd shares his experience being a part of Team USA.

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Swammer

Andy is one of the good guys. Thanks for looking out for us in 2016/Rio

Steve Nolan

Coleman gotta brush up on his WW2 era French governments, would’ve known where that camp was for sure.

ACC fan

Coleman, thank you for working so hard to keep us connected to these great interviews! You are doing an awesome job in tough times. Glad you are off the road and safe at home for a while. You are a national treasure to the swimming community, stay safe!

About Coleman Hodges

Coleman Hodges

Coleman started his journey in the water at age 1, and although he actually has no memory of that, something must have stuck. A Missouri native, he joined the Columbia Swim Club at age 9, where he is still remembered for his stylish dragon swim trunks. After giving up on …

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