Dave Durden

Dave Durden Refrains From Calling It A Reset: “We’re Continuing On”

The US Olympic men’s head coach is framing the postponement of the Games to 2021 as more of a continuation rather than a reset on training.

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Dave Durden Wins 3rd-Straight Pac-12 Coach of the Year Honors, 9th Career Award

The Cal Bears and Arizona State Sun Devils each took home two of the Pac-12 Swimming & Diving season awards this year.

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Swimming From Home Talk Show: Dave Durden & Wyatt Hodges

A round table of my dreams, I spoke with 2 of my most esteemed colleagues: Cal Men’s head coach Dave Durden, and PhD in and out of the pool, Wyatt Hodges

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Swimmers Sent Home as US Olympic Training Center Shut Down by State Order

A large group of US-based swimmers are heading home after the Olympic Training Center was shut down by state order, SwimSwam has learned.

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2020 Men’s Pac-12 Championships: Cal Men Win 3rd-Straight Team Title

Reigning NCAA Champion Ryan Hoffer was among the top performers for Cal. He won titles in the 50 free, 100 fly, and 100 free.

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Dave Durden Speaks on Rest of Cal Season: “This is Always a Fun Time of Year”

Cal men’s swimming tweeted out a video of head coach Dave Durden reflecting on the 2019-2020 season so far, and previewing the upcoming weeks for his team

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‘I’d Like to Shift the Conversation’: Shields Further Discusses Mental Health

Olympic gold medalist Tom Shields spoke with NBC Sports about his recent Instagram post, in which he opened up about his mental health.

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Swimming’s TopTenTweets: Best of 2019

We’re back with swimming’s TopTenTweets, but this week, we’ve got our 19 favorites of 2019.

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2019 Swammy Awards: US Coach of the Year Greg Meehan

Meehan coached his swimmers to 9 medals at the 2019 FINA World Championships. That included 3 individual medals and 6 relay medals. 

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SwimSwam’s Official 2019 Swammy Awards Index

Keep track of all of our Swammy Award winners here, with links out to full Swammy Award stories and honorable mentions for all categories.

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2019 Swammy Awards: Men’s NCAA Coach of the Year – Dave Durden

Cal coach Dave Durden earns his 2nd Swammy Award for Men’s NCAA Coach of the Year after leading the Bears to a historic win at the 2019 NCAA Championships.

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FINIS Set of the Week: Mid-Distance Pace Set

This week’s set of the week comes from Dave Durden, US Olympic Coach and head men’s swimming coach at Cal. Alternate paced sets and rest.

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TIDE Swimming Announces Coaching Leadership for 2019-20 and Beyond

TIDE Swimming proudly announces the promotion of Associate Head Coach, Richard Hunter, to the Head Coach of TIDE Swimming, effective Sept 1, 2019.

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Competitor Coach of the Month: Dave Durden, California

The Cal men hold the nation’s top time in the 100 fly, 100 back, 100 breast and 100 free thanks to fast swimming at the King of the Pool meet.

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College Swimming Previews: Unlikely Sprints/400 IM Combo Lead #1 Cal Men

Cal has the two best returning 50 freestylers in the NCAA. But they also have arguably three of the top 400 IMers. That’s what you call a well-rounded roster.

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