Chuck Wielgus

Legendary USC, U.S. Olympic swim coach Peter Daland passes away at age 93

Peter Daland, the longtime coach of the USC Trojans and two-time Olympic coach for USA Swimming, has passed away at the age of 93 due to Alzheimer’s disease, according to the University.

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Chuck Wielgus Reacts to Phelps’ Decision to Enter Treatment Program

USA Swimming Executive Director Chuck Wielgus says that he and the organization support the decision by Phelps to seek treatment.

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2014 State of the Sport Report to the USA Swimming membership

Executive Director Chuck Wielgus: “Our membership has topped 400,000; more than 350,000 of whom are athlete members, more than we’ve ever had before. We have more than 18,000 coach members and 2,800 member clubs.”

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ISHOF and USA Swimming Release Joint Statement on Chuck Wielgus

USA Swimming and the International Swimming Hall of Fame (ISHOF) have released a joint statement regarding the induction of USA…

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USA Swimming Sends 7-Page Response to WSF’s Protest of Wielgus Hall of Fame Induction

On Thursday, the Women’s Sports Foundation (WSF) made a formal protest against the induction of USA Swimming CEO Chuck Wielgus…

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Women’s Sports Foundation Protests Wielgus’ HOF Induction; Group of Past USA Swimming Presidents Push Back

The letter is signed by a group referring to themselves as “Victims of Coaching Sexual Abuse,” as well as “Supporters of Victims of Coaching Sexual Abuse,” which includes the Women’s Sports Foundation as a whole and several Olympians, high level coaches, and victims in recent high-profile coaching abuse cases.

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USADA and USA Swimming Partner to Set-Up Swimmers for Success In and Out of the Water

“We know that there is a serious problem in sports today where the win-at-all costs attitude has infiltrated all levels of competition,” said USADA CEO Travis T. Tygart.

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Vieth Report Key Points: Where Does it Go From Here? Vieth Compensated $25,000

See the full 125-page report, originally published via the Gunderson website, here. See all of our coverage of the Vieth Report here….

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Chuck Wielgus Blog: Athlete Safey Front and Center In Independent Review

USA Swimming Executive Director Chuck Wielgus discusses the Gunderson Health 125-page report which is based upon its review of the USA Swimming SafeSport program, and general athlete protections.

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USA Swimming Publishes “Executive Summary” of Vieth Report; Full Report to Come

An executive summary of the Vieth Report has been published by USA Swimming; the full report will be available in one hour from publishing.

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U.S. Olympic Committee announces 230-member 2014 U.S. Olympic Team

“We are thrilled to announce the 230 athletes who will represent Team USA in Sochi,” said USOC CEO Scott Blackmun.

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USA Swimming House of Delegates Approves Membership Dues Increase

The House of Delegates has passed the dues increase beginning in 2015.

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Wielgus: “Cancer Has Made Me a Better Leader”

USA Swimming CEO Chuck Wielgus gave his “State of the Sport” address on Saturday. In addition to his health, Wielgus also addressed USA Swimming’s opposition to SB 131.

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Stratton: Dues Increase Most Important Item at HOD Vote

Based on conversation both here on SwimSwam and elsewhere, the USA Swimming-proposed dues increase is certainly the most heated topic…

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USA Swimming Surpasses 400,000 Members in Record Year

Somewhere Michael Phelps is cheering! The Olympic icon’s goal has always been to grow the sport. Today USA Swimming reports that it has eclipsed more than 400,000 members and saw its largest year-round athlete membership growth in the organization’s history. (Image courtesy of USpresswire)

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