Chuck Batchelor

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/


Elizabeth Beisel dominates 400 IM

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USA Swimming Releases Full 2011 Pan American Games Roster

After a week of speculating and pulling names from various news reports, we finally got the full roster for USA…