Kase is the first woman to serve twice (2016 & 2020-21) as an Olympic Head Coach, in addition to head coaching at 4 FINA World Championships
The time standards for the 2021 Olympic Trials will remain intact, at least through December 31, with the possibility of getting faster after that date.
Sullivan, a longtime contender in open water as well as rising distance star in the pool, said in March she was waiting on USC’s head coach hire to decide.
Kase, the 2021 Olympic open water coach for Team USA, will see that role through then “see what the universe holds” regarding further coaching plans.
Kipp, a former assistant at USC for eight seasons, will succeed Dave Salo as the program’s next head coach, sources told SwimSwam.
Ray Looze has a good thing going at Indiana, but is the allure of the head coaching job at his alma mater USC enough to pull him away from Bloomington?
Kase, associate head coach at USC, served as the United States’ open water head coach at Rio 2016 as well as for four FINA World Championships.
Following USA Swimming’s announcement last week that Cal’s Dave Durden and Stanford’s Greg Meehan would serve as the 2020 US Olympic…