Chuck Batchelor

Nick Rice Takes Over as Head Coach and Owner of Bluefish Swim Club

Nick Rice (middle) founded the Western Mass site of the Bluefish Swim Club in 2016. He will now take over as owner and head coach of the whole club.


Chuck Batchelor of Bluefish Swim Club Named As SwimMAC Carolina Head Coach

After 16 years, long-time head coach Chuck Batchelor will be leaving Bluefish Swim Club and will join SwimMAC Carolina in the same position.


USA Swimming Names 43 to Junior Team for 2021 FINA Swimming World Cup

USA Swimming has named 22 girls and 21 boys to the National Junior Team that will represent the U.S. at the 2021 FINA Swimming World Cup this fall.


Competitor Coach of the Month: Chuck Batchelor, Bluefish

Bluefish’s Chuck Batchelor helped star pupil Elizabeth Beisel explode for a five-second drop in May of 2008, setting up the 15-year-old for an Olympic berth.

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BSN Sports Swim Team of the Week: Bluefish Swim Club

This week’s BSN Sports Swim Team of the Week is the Bluefish Swim Club of New England, a team that’s consistently earned USA Club Excellence recognition.

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Sue Chen and Chuck Batchelor Selected to Lead 2020 USA Junior Pan Pacs Teams

USA Swimming has named the head coaches for this summer’s Junior Pan Pacific Championships, which will take place in Honolulu, Hawaii, August 19-22.


Bluefish Breaks 4th Mixed-Gender Relay National Age Group Record in 2 Weeks

The team of Brynn Wright, Nathan Delisle, Aislin Farris and Joshua Parent broke the 13-14 mixed-gender 400 free relay record Sunday.

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New England Coach Carl Cederquist To Retire After 40 Years of Coaching

Coach Carl Cederquist, a 40 year swim coach of the New England area, has just announced that he will be retiring from coaching.


The Halloween SwimSwam Photo Vault is Open – 2012

“Swimmers, Swim Teams, and Olympians celebrated Halloween! Above, Olympic icon, Natalie Coughlin as a zombie.” (Swim Photo Credit: The Swimming Family)


67 coaches named U.S. National Team Coaches for 2014-2015

Cal’s Dave Durden is one of 67 coaches to be named to the U.S. National Team coaching staff for the upcoming season.


Jason Turcotte, Sergio Lopez to Lead National Junior Team Camp Staff

Bolles coach Sergio Lopez, a former Olympic bronze medalist, will lead the men’s Junior National Team Camp in early April at the U.S. Olympic Training Center.

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Batchelor, O’Brien to Lead Star Coaching Staffs at Junior National Camp in April

Tim O’Brien has been honored for his work with Matt Ellis (above) and others as the Head Men’s Coach for an upcoming Junior National Team Camp. (Photo Courtesy: Tim Binning/


Istanbul Insight from USA Women’s Coach, Chuck Batchelor

Team USA’s Women’s Coach provides behind the scenes insight to the World Championships in Turkey.


US Team Sets Off for Short Course Worlds Friday; Universal Sports to Air Taped Delay

Now that everyone in the US knows about Kevin Cordes, it’s time for the world to see him as the Americans begin departures for Turkey today. (Photo Courtesy: ©Tim Binning/


Eric Hansen, Chuck Batchelor to Lead USA Swimming 2012 World Championship Teams

Arizona’s Eric Hansen will lead the American men to Istanbul this winter. (Photo Courtesy: ©Tim Binning/