Dave Durden

Missy Franklin Won’t Swim US Nationals After Double Shoulder Surgery

Two-time Olympian Missy Franklin won’t compete in major national or international competition this summer after surgeries on both of her shoulders.

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Coleman’s Carpool: 10 Minutes in the hot seat with Dave Durden (Video)

In Coleman’s Carpool we get the insider’s perspective on your favorite swimmers. SwimSwam Head of Production, Coleman Hodges, invites swimmers…

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USA Swimming Names Dave Durden and Greg Meehan Coaches for 2017 Worlds

Stanford women’s head coach Greg Meehan (above) has been named the U.S. head coach for the women’s team at the 2017 FINA World Championships.

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Schedule For ASCA 2017 World Clinic Released

The American Swim Coaches Association has released their clinic dates and schedule for the ASCA 2017 World Clinic in Washington, DC.

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Singapore’s Quah Zheng Wen Set To Join Cal Bears

Singaporean swimmer Quah Zheng Wen is set to join the Cal Bears under Dave Durden.

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2016 Swammy Awards: International Coaches Of The Year

fter finishing second at the men’s 2016 NCAA Championships, Durden put five swimmers on the American men’s Olympic team, all of which went on to make an Olympic final.

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Cal Coach Dave Durden Breaks Down Short Course Training

Dave Durden, head coach of the Cal Golden Bears and an Arena Elite Team Ambassador, breaks down short course training….

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Watch: 2016 Golden Goggles Awards Presentations & Acceptance Speeches

Katie Ledecky accepts the Female Athlete of the Year Award from Debbie Meyer and Katie Couric at the 206 Golden Goggle Awards in New York City.

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How to Avoid the ‘Modern Toilet Seat’ Syndrome, Backstroke/Freestlye

I call this the ‘modern toilet seat’ syndrome, because in swimming freestyle and backstroke, the hand slows down just like a modern toilet seat with a spring on it to keep it from falling down hard.

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The Official SwimSwam Ballot For The 2016 Golden Goggle Awards

SwimSwam’s take on the 2016 Golden Goggle Awards nominees.

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Michael Phelps Nominated For 5 Golden Goggle Awards

Michael Phelps leads all athletes with 5 Golden Goggles nominations, per the official ballot released by USA Swimming today.

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Decision 2020: Meet the Candidates for 2020 U.S. Olympic Head Coach

With the 2016 Summer Olympics coming to a close, it is never too early to begin speculation on the 2020…

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Missy Franklin Excited For New Training Home, Praises Cal Women’s Team

U.S. Olympian Missy Franklin released a statement today praising her experience with the Cal women’s swimming program and saying she will return to Cal to finish her degree while training with men’s head coach Dave Durden.

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Missy Franklin Will Train Under Dave Durden at Cal

Franklin is banking on the Cal men’s coach to help turn her career around

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