We’re kicking off the NCAA conference swimming season with our updated Power Ranks – including one big question we’d like to see answered for each team.
USA National Teamer Margo Geer announced today that she has decided to retire from competitive swimming now, rather than competing through to Olympic Trials.
The Texas Longhorns are still waiting on Austin Katz to perform to previous levels, but if he does, the ceiling for the Texas men is a national championship.
2020 was a year of bad news, but there were some positive moments, many provided by the sport’s stars – including Caeleb Dressel.
Coley Stickels has resigned as head coach of the men’s and women’s program at Alabama. He will be replaced by Margo Geer after the Tokyo Olympics.
Julia Wolf is leaving Alabama to swim at the University of Miami. She will begin in the 2021-22 season.
Julia Wolf had decided to transfer for the 2nd time in her NCAA career after 5 seasons training under coach Coley Stickels.
Kentucky High School State Champion John Hayes, one of the best middle-distance freestylers in the class of 2022, has verbally committed to Alabama.
Cora Dupre will swim for Alabama next season, transferring after one year at Indiana. Alabama’s head coach Coley Stickels was Indiana’s sprint coach…
Bulgarian 50 free record-holder Diana Petkova will join the Alabama Crimson Tide, bringing 25.5 speed in the long course 50 free.
Butterfly is the most difficult swimming stroke to do well, requiring incredible amounts of strength in the legs, core and shoulders.
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Breaststroke is the toughest stroke to teach and learn, partly because it requires a different set of tools in order to do well than the other three strokes.
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Gary Hall Sr.: “After teaching backstroke for years…I am more successful teaching the proper pulling motion and body rotation with the swimmers…”
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Join us for a FREE Webinar April 24th, 1 PM EST, with Alabama Swimming Head Coach Coley Stickels. Coley is known for his innovative dryland routines.
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The Race Club Hosts Free Webinars with Olympian Kim Vandenberg on Thursday and with Alabama Swimming coach Coley Stickels and Olympian Ryan Held on Friday.
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