Darian Townsend

Garrett McCaffrey Accepts Head Coach Position with Cascade Swim Club

SwimSwam co-founder, Garrett McCaffrey, has announced his acceptance of the head coach position at Cascade Swim Club in Seattle, Washington.


Georgetown Gets 2023 Commitment from Versatile Gabe Gonda

Gonda will come to campus with a time in the 200 fly that would have scored in the A-final of the 2022 Big East Championships.

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South African Sprinter Guy Brooks Commits to Louisville

Guy Brooks, a freestyle sprinter from Durban, South Africa projects to be a high-impact commitment for the Louisville Cardinals.


Swim of the Week: Matt Sates Outduels Chalmers For Scorching 1:40.6 SC 200 Free

Sates became the sixth-fastest swimmer in history with his swim in the 200 free, breaking the World Junior and African Records in the process.

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Matt Sates Stabilisce Il Record Del Mondo Jr Anche Nei 200 Stile (SCM)

Matt Sates, ha stabilito  il suo secondo record mondiale junior in altrettanti giorni alla tappa di Coppa del mondo FINA nei 200 stile

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Matt Sates Record Mondiale Jr Nei 200 Metri Misti 1:51.45 (Vasca Corta)

Il sudafricano Matt Sates ha cancellato il record mondiale juniores di Daiya Seto nei 200 metri misti maschili nuotando il tempo di 1:51.45

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Darian Townsend Named New Head Coach & CEO of Phoenix Swim Club

The 2004 Olympic gold medalist will take over at PSC after longtime head coach Garrett McCaffrey stepped down in April.


17-Year-Old South African Matt Sates Swims 1:57.60 IM/51.83 FL In Durban

17-year-old Matt Sates dropped 1.48s in the 2IM to hit 1:57.60 in Durban, cracking the top 15 times in the world this season. Sates also hit 51.83 in the 1FL.


When 72 Points Vanished in One NCAA Final: The Infamous Medley Relay of 2007

Relays get disqualified all the time, but it’s rare to see a heat where three relay teams get disqualified, especially in an NCAA championship final.


Olympic Gold Medalist Darian Townsend Promoted to Head Coach of OUAZ

Darian Townsend, who won an Olympic gold medal as part of South Africa’s 400 free relay in 2004, has been promoted to head swim coach at Ottawa University.

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Gare Epiche: La 4×100 Sudafricana Che Sconvolse Atene 2004

Gare epiche: La storica medaglia d’oro del Sudafrica alle Olimpiadi di Atene dl 2004 nella staffetta 4×100 metri stile libero maschili

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Epic Swims: The South African Quartet Who Shocked the 2004 Olympics

Heading into the 2004 Olympics, the men’s 4×100 free relay was a hot commodity. The United States had swept the…


Ottawa University Hires Austen Ramer, Darian Townsend for Inaugural Season

2004 Olympic gold medalist Darian Townsend is the new assistant coach at Ottawa University, which will begin varsity competition next season.

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Olympic Gold Medalist Darian Townsend Breaks Masters World Record in 200 IM

34-year old Darian Townsend’s swim in the 200 IM is under the FINA World Record, but not under the United States Masters Swimming Record.


FINA WC:Sorpresa Kromowidjojo-Solida Sjostrom. Daiya Seto Record 200mx

FINA WORLD CUP 2018- EINDHOVEN Venerdì, 28 settembre – Domenica – 30 settembre Vasca Corta 25 mt SwimSwam Italia preview…

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