Dave Durden

Olympic Trials Standards To Remain Intact; U.S. Olympic Coaches Reconfirmed

The time standards for the 2021 Olympic Trials will remain intact, at least through December 31, with the possibility of getting faster after that date.

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Dr. Wyatt Hodges: Ph.D In and Out of the Pool

Reported by Coleman Hodges, SwimSwam Head of Production and Dr. Wyatt Hodges’ brother.

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Cal’s Ryan Hoffer on NCAA Heartbreak, How His Swimming ‘Took Off’ Last Season

Hoffer has been a preeminent short course sprinter for years. But he still managed a breakout season his junior year at Cal.

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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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