Augie Busch

Some Arizona Athletics Staff Affected by School-Wide Salary Cuts

Some UA athletics staff members are included in the school’s plan to cut pay and furlough employees – whether that includes swim coaches is not totally clear.

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College Swimming Previews: #10 Arizona Men Building Elite IM Group

One big graduation leaves holes in the relays, but the Arizona men have a young core of returning swimmers, including fast-rising freestyler Brooks Fail.

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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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Arizona Parts Ways with Coaches Cory Chitwood and Beth Botsford

Both Chitwood (center) and Botsford (right) joined Augie Busch’s staff when he was appointed head coach in August 2017.

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2018-2019 Women’s NCAA Power Rankings: December Edition

Stanford still leads handily with unanimous #1 votes, but the trio behind them are as close as can be.

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Arizona’s ‘Sportsmanship’ Winner Shimomura Racing In Santa Clara

Arizona’s Sarah Shimomura is competing in Santa Clara after a career-jeopardizing injury last fall.

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Arizona Hires John Appleman as New Head Dive Coach

The University of Arizona Swimming and Diving program and head coach Augie Busch have announced the addition of John Appleman to the UA coaching staff as head dive coach.

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Arizona Gives Assessment of First Year Under New Staff (Video Report)

Busch spoke about how the biggest goal he had coming into UofA was to build a sustainable and winning culture, not necessarily to place X spot at the PAC-12 conference of NCAA championships.

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Practice + Pancakes: University of Arizona Throws Down After Mesa (Video)

Hot off the Pro Swim stop in Mesa, the University of Arizona wildcats were back in the water Monday morning, including new Pro Leah Smith

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Arizona to Fight Stanford, Cal, Texas in Deadly 2nd Semester Schedule

Katrina Konopka is a sprint power who will lead the Wildcat women in 2017-18.

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SwimSwam Pulse: 84% Predict More Success For Desorbo Than Busch

Our most recent poll asked SwimSwam readers to predict which new NCAA head coach would have the most successful season

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Top Ten Men’s Storylines Of The 2017-18 NCAA Season

Caeleb Dressel will swim for his collegiate legacy in his senior year with the Florida Gators.

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Seven-Team Field Set for the Inaugural FIU Fall Classic in October

Grand Canyon University, George Washington University, Florida Atlantic, TCU, and Buffalo make up the field for the fall meet in Miami, FL.

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Which NCAA Team Fallen On Recent Hard Times Will Be First Back to Top Ten?

Given the two recent hires and the downward trajectories, which of three top programs – Arizona men, Arizona women, Virginia men – is most likely to make it back into the top ten at NCAAs first?

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Virginia Hires NC State’s Todd DeSorbo As New Head Coach

The University of Virginia has turned to its fast-rising ACC rival to fill its recent head coaching opening, signing NC State associate head coach Todd Desorbo.

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