College Recruiting

Survey: Division I Coaches Say Scholarships Won’t Be Affected By Pandemic

In an informal survey, 100% of responding Division I swim coaches say their scholarship budget has not been affected by the coronavirus pandemic.


The First 170 Verbal Commitments from the HS Class of 2020

Diving right into 2020: 170 student-athletes from the high school class of 2020 have already announced their verbal commitments to 42 colleges.


7 Tips for Swim Parents on the College Recruiting Process

I hope this helps you wade through pools of confusion and simplifies the process. Enjoy the recruiting experience—it’s an exciting time in your swimmer’s life—and in yours, too.


New NCAA Division I Legislation Took Effect on August 1

On August 1st, new NCAA Division I rules for the 2017-2018 school year went into effect.


Welcome to the New Age of Recruiting: 25 Juniors Committed Already

When Missy Franklin committed to Cal as a high school junior, she was a unique case. In 2017, early commitments are becoming the norm.


5 Tips for Incoming Freshman Swimmers

You made it to swimming at the college level, but a lot is about to change. Here are 5 tips I wish someone had told me before my freshman season!


The Secrets of College Recruiting

Rick Paine: “I have been in the recruiting business for over 30 years; 17 as a D-I coach and Recruiting Coordinator and 13 years as the Director of Swimming for American College Connection. I have learned what certain coaches look for in recruits…”


How to Separate Yourself from the Thousands of Recruits Out There

If you want to swim in college, you have to work at it. Don’t expect the coaches to come to you.


Wrap-Up on the College Commitments of SwimSwam’s Class of 2016

July 1, 2016 begins the new recruiting season for the class of 2017. Take a look at where we are so far with class of 2016 commitments.


Ranking the 2016 Women’s NCAA Recruiting Classes: #9-12

Kirsten Jacobsen is one of many reasons for Arizona fans to be excited for the next few years of Wildcat swimming


LemonAid App Streamlines College Recruiting For Swimmers and Coaches

LemonAid – an app that connects college-bound swimmers and university recruiters.


College Recruiting – Streamlined

LemonAid is a college recruiting app for iOS and Android co-founded by Eric Knight and the coach who helped him earn an American record, Nate Boyle, himself a former coach to both age groupers and Olympic athletes.


841 (And Counting) More Reasons to Be Thankful for Swimming

To be able to continue to compete in this sport at an elite level, while getting your college education, is truly something to be grateful for.

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Signing Day: The SwimSwam Index of Class of 2016 College Commitments

November 11, 2015 opens the weeklong Early Signing Period, whereby swimmers and divers are invited to sign the National Letter of Intent (NLI) to finalize their college recruiting process.


Indiana Freestyler Zoe Toscos Commits to Kenyon

The Kenyon Ladies have secured another commitment from Indiana mid-distance swimmer Zoe Toscos.

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