Braden Holloway

Top Quotes From the (Unexpected) Last NCAA Taper Meets — Men’s ACCs

While it’s tragic that the 2020 NCAA season ended this way, the season we did have was filled with amazing individual and team performances.

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Top Quotes From the (Unexpected) Last NCAA Taper Meets – Women’s Midseason

One way we at SwimSwam are dealing with our pain is taking a look back at what ended up being the last taper meets of the NCAA season

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How a “Distance Coach” Produces Fast Sprinters

“What got you here won’t get you there” is a common phrase you hear when climbing in your profession. And it’s no different for collegiate swim coaches.

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Evolution of Backstroke

Braden Holloway of N.C. State University talked with Chris Ritter about the how backstroke has continued to evolve since Braden swam to now.

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Braden Holloway: “We Were Able to Capitalize Where We Weren’t Strong” (Video)

Five different NC State swimmers scored 70 or more points, and diving gave the Wolfpack a boost of 123 points the week before men’s swimming began.

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NC State Men Win 30th ACC Swimming and Diving Championship

That’s the 6th-straight title for NC State, which was one of the top teams in the conference from 1954-1985, then only won once in the next 30 years.

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Swim Coaches Base Podcast Open Vault – Day 6

Each day, for the remaining days of 2019, RITTER Sports Performance will be releasing episodes of the Swim Coaches Base Podcast from the vault.

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SwimSwam Pulse: 65% Pick NC State Men To Place Higher Than NC State Women

Almost two thirds of voters still expected the NC State men to outplace the NC State women this season at NCAAs. Both teams were 4th in our College previews.

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College Swimming Previews: #4 NC State Women Building Title-Contending Relays

NC State has immense relay potential, with young stars in back (freshman Katharine Berkoff) and breast (sophomore Sophie Hansson) plus elite free sprinters.

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Carl Weigley Joins NC State Staff as Volunteer Assistant Coach

NC State swimming and diving head coach Braden Holloway rounded out his staff with the addition of Carl Weigley as volunteer assistant coach.

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NC State Promotes Dan Kalupski to Assistant Coach

NC State has promoted Dan Kalupski to assistant coach for the swimming and diving program after two seasons as a volunteer assistant

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United States Will Use John Shebat as Butterflier in Men’s Medley Final

In a surprise move, the United States will use NCAA backstroke champion John Shebat on the butterfly leg of the men’s medley on Wednesday night.

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Braden Holloway Explains 800 Free Relay Order, Newkirk Illness (Video)

WUG’s head men’s coach Braden Holloway explains why Jeff Newkirk was left off of the 800 free relay and why they went with the 4 swimmers that they did

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South African Olympian Christopher Reid to Join NC State Post-Grad Group

The Alabama post-grad will head to Raleigh as a result of the coaching changes in Tuscaloosa.

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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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