Chuck Wielgus

Chuck Wielgus Named To Colorado Springs Sports Hall Of Fame

The Colorado Springs Sports Hall of Fame Class of 2017 will be formally inducted and honored on Tuesday, October 24…

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Celebration Of Life Information For Chuck Wielgus

A Celebration of Life for longtime USA Swimming Executive Director Chuck Wielgus has been arranged for Wednesday, May 10, 2017,…

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USA Swimming Names Mike Unger As Interim Executive Director

USA Swimming has named Mike Unger its interim Executive Director to replace the recently-deceased Chuck Wielgus.

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USA Swimming CEO Chuck Wielgus Dies at 67

USA Swimming Executive Director Chuck Wielgus has died after complications from colon cancer, with which he has battled in multiple…

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USA Swimming National Team Director Frank Busch Announces Retirement

Frank Busch, USA Swimming’s National Team Director since 2011, announced today he will retire from the position effective Sept. 1, 2017.

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USA Swimming Creates Task Force To Seek Out New CEO

Following Chuck Wielgus’ resignation as CEO of USA Swimming, the organization has created a CEO Search Task Force that will be responsible for selecting and filtering through candidates to recommend for the new CEO position.

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USA Swimming Executive Director Search Part 2: Next Steps

In our last installment, we talked about what the executive director job entails. Today, we look at the next steps in the process of finding a replacement for Wielgus.

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USA Swimming Executive Director Search Part 1: What Does ED Do?

There’s still some confusion among swimmers, coaches and swim fans about the exact role of the executive director. What is he/she directly responsible for? What does he/she do on a daily basis? We caught up with former USA Swimming Board of Directors member Bryan Jones to clarify.

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Dagny Knutson’s Lawsuit Drags On, Appealing Judge’s Order

Dagny Knutson’s legal battle against her former attorney wages on as she tries to put her career as a professional swimmer in the past.

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Allard: US Sports Academy Should Rescind Awards For Wielgus, Paterno

California attorney Bob Allard has publicly urged the U.S. Sports Academy to rescind an honorary doctorate given to USA Swimming President Chuck Wielgus last month, while also repeating his call for a similar honor to be stripped from former NCAA football coach Joe Paterno.

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Wielgus Promises Increased PSS Prizes, New Website in State of Sport Report

USA Swimming Executive Director Chuck Wielgus gave his annual State of the Sport report last week, touting increased funding for National Teamers, larger prize money packages on the Arena Pro Swim Series and a new USA Swimming website among other things.

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USA Swimming Falls Short on Women, Minority Hiring, Per USOC

The U.S. Olympic Committee released “scorecards” this week tracking the inclusion of women and racial minorities, and the numbers suggest USA Swimming, like the USOC and most of its individual sport federations, is lagging behind established benchmarks.

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USA Swimming Calls Lochte Incident “Lapse in Judgement and Conduct”

USA Swimming Executive Director Chuck Wielgus has released a statement on the conduct of the 4 American athletes involved in the incident on the gas station in Rio on Sunday morning.

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“This is our Superbowl week” Chuck Wielgus on Olympic Trials (VIDEO)

“This is our Superbowl week,” said Chuck Wielgus, Executive Director of USA Swimming, referring to the Olympic Trials in Omaha….

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2016 U.S. Olympic Trials Venue Photo Vault

Swimming photos of the 2016 U.S. Olympic Trials in Omaha are courtesy of Tim Binning – theswimpictures.com. Thanks Tim!

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