Ryan Murphy secured his 2nd ever Male Athlete of the Year award tonight at the 2023 Golden Goggle Awards in Los Angeles.
Dave Durden was named Coach of the Year at the 2023 Golden Goggle Awards. Durden placed six swimmers on the USA World Championship team this past summer.
“I know we can do better,” Leon Marchand said after ASU’s 2nd-place finish at NCAAs last season. “I know we can win. And I want to be a part of it.”
Moluh, a sprint freestyler and backstroker, is the next big-name recruit that the Cal women have gained in the Dave Durden/David Marsh era.
Perhaps the most highly sought after position in the sport, there are no shortage of candidates to fill Eddie Reese’s shoes next season in Austin.
As the open water World Championships bronze medalist in the 10k, Katie Grimes is the clear choice for Open Water Swimmer of the Year. The rest of the selections are much murkier.
Katie Grimes picked up four nominations for her performances this year, while Jack Alexy was nominated in three different categories.
Cal head coach Dave Durden was named the 2023 Coach of the Year at the ASCA World Clinic earlier this month in Dallas, Texas.
Alex Shackell’s college choice marks a significant watershed moment as Dave Durden and Dave Marsh rebuild the Cal women’s program from years of turmoil.
Where Isabelle Stadden goes, Cal goes this season as the Golden Bears bring back a much similar squad to the team that finished 11th last year.
UVA head coach Todd DeSorbo is among the nominees after a standout year that included leading the Cavalier women to a third straight NCAA title.
Durden led his swimmers to great success at U.S. Nationals and the World Championships, including big LC breakouts for Jack Alexy, Dare Rose and Destin Lasco.
Alexy broke through in a big way this past NCAA season, but his performances reached a new level at the 2023 World Championships, winning five medals.
A two-time Big East Swimmer of the Year at Seton Hall, Noah Yanchulis has spent the last five seasons coaching at Division II power Oklahoma Christian.