Dave Durden

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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Cal Men Spring Swim and Weights Practice: Photo Vault

SwimSwam’s Jack Spitser took a trip up to Berkeley, CA back in the spring to capture images of both a swim and weights workout of the Cal Bear Men

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Competitor Coach of the Month: Dave Durden, Cal

Coach Dave Durden’s Cal-based swimmers put up some great swims this month, mostly at the long course dual meet between Cal and Stanford.

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Meehan and Durden Named 2019 US World Championship Head Coaches

Greg Meehan and Dave Durden have been tabbed as the head’s women’s and men’s coaches for the 2019 USA World Championships team.

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Who Wore it Better: Hugo Gonzalez Transfer or Maxime Rooney Transfer?

Hugo Gonzalez (above) is a little harder to project, given that he didn’t swim the 2018-2019 NCAA season.

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Cal Coach Dave Durden Describes Build Up to National Title (Video)

Cal scored 560, the 9th most points any men’s team has ever scored at NCAA’s and the most by any team at this meet since 2004

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Top 25 Quotes from the 2019 Men’s NCAA Championships (Video)

This year was all about 2nd chances for 1st times

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Dave Durden: “On a scale of 1 to 10, we were an 11” (Video)

Cal scored 560, the 9th most points any men’s team has ever scored at NCAA’s and the most by any team at this meet since 2007

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2019 Men’s NCAA Championships: Top 4 Team Celebration Photo Vault

SwimSwam’s Jack Spitser was on deck to capture all of the excitement after the meet.

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Dave Durden Wins CSCAA Coach of the Year for the 5th Time

Cal head coach Dave Durden was named this year’s CSCAA Men’s Division I Swimming Coach of the Year after the Golden Bears broke a four year Texas winning streak.

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Cal Men Officially Clinch NCAA Team Title After Seliskar 200 BR Win

The California men have mathematically clinched the 2019 NCAA team title after the 200 breaststroke.

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