Brendan Hansen

USA Swimming Announces 2017-2018 National Team Coaches

In addition to announcing the USA National Team members earlier today, USA Swimming named the accompanying coaches.

  14 Comments

Rivalry Between King & Efimova Reaches Boiling Point Heading To Final

The rivalry between Lilly King and Yuliya Efimova is set to reach it’s climax tomorrow in the women’s 100 breast final.

  27 Comments

Adam Peaty Clocks 57.47 For 2nd Fastest Ever, Meet Record In 100 BR

Adam Peaty successfully defended his world title in the 100 breast with the 2nd fastest swim ever – 57.47.

  2 Comments

Kevin Cordes Becomes 2nd Fastest American Ever with 2:07.4 200 Breast

On Wednesday night at the 2017 U.S. Nationals/World Championships Trials, Olympic breaststroker Kevin Cordes topped a loaded 200 breast field by almost a body length, winning the race with a personal best 2:07.41.

  5 Comments

2017 Arena PSS – Atlanta: Day 4 Prelims Live Recap

Lilly King will compete in her best events, the 100 breast, on day 4 at the Pro Swim Series in Atlanta.

  28 Comments

Austin Swim Club Adds Another Olympian To Their Staff

Austin Swim Club head coach and 6-time Olympic medalist, Brendan Hansen, has hired Christian Schurr as a full time coach.

  1 Comment

Epic Showdown: Kitajima vs. Hansen 2004 Olympic Games

The rivalry between Kosuke Kitajima and Brendan Hansen is one of the most well-known in swimming, and it came to a head at the 2004 Olympic Games in Athens.

  Comment First!

Watch: Brendan Hansen Presents ASC’s 6 NLI-Signing Seniors (Video)

Brendan Hansen, head coach of Austin Swim Club, held a ceremony on November 9, 2016 to honor his six seniors. Watch the video to hear Hansen talk about the importance of college swimming to his club program.

  Comment First!

5 of Our Favorite Nutrition Tips from Masters Swimmers

If you’ve recently started swimming, or have been participating in this powerful sport for years, there’s a chance that you may need a refresher on just what to eat to stay in top form.

  Comment First!

Why Cool Down Exercises and Recovery are So Important for Swimmers

Part of a total performance swimming plan is recovery and the cool down exercises that you do after working out. Let’s focus on a few reasons why this step is critical to maintaining optimal performance.

  2 Comments

5 Nutrition Tricks for Top Notch Swimming Performance

With all of the fad diets, training tips and random suggestions from gym salespeople, it’s hard to know what nutrition tips work best for swimmers. Here are a few that will keep you in top shape for your next meet.

  1 Comment

How Iron Helps Swimmers with Their Performance

When it comes to nutrition for competitive swimmers, we often hear about protein and carbs. But what about all of the other nutrients, like iron, that swimmers need to compete as a top athlete?

  1 Comment

Foods To Avoid On Race Day

Race day is no different from the rest of the season, but there’re some foods to avoid on race day that you might otherwise be able to enjoy now and then

  Comment First!

Gold Medals Over 30: Historically Rare, But Expected in Rio

Just eight swimmers have won gold medals after the age of 30. Michael Phelps is one of four athletes with a great shot to join that list this week

  10 Comments

2016 U.S. Olympic Trials Day 6 Finals Photo Vault

See photo highlights from the finals of day 6 at the U.S. Olympic Team Trials in Omaha, Nebraska.

  Comment First!