Dave Durden

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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Katie Ledecky Wins 4th-Straight USA Swimming Athlete of the Year Award

Katie Ledecky has added another award to her record-setting year.

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Cal Adds Six Men, One Coach to USA Olympic Swimming Team (VIDEO)

Josh Prenot won the 200 breast at the Olympic Trials, breaking the American record in the process.

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Das offizielle Schwimmteam der USA für die Olympischen Spielen 2016

2016 U.S. OLYMPIC TEAM TRIALS Ergebnisse   Nach ACHT Wettkampftagen sind sie nun vorbei, die Super-Trials der Schwimmer: Das Team, das…

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U.S. Olympic Trials: Dave Durden Named Coach of the Meet

Tonight, Dave Durden was named the Coach of the Meet in the closing ceremonies of the 2016 U.S. Olympic Team Trials.

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Assistant Coaches Named For United States Olympic Team

Mike Bottom, Dave Durden, and Jack Bauerle will be joining head men’s coach Bob Bowman in Rio. Greg Meehan, Bruce Gemmell, and Ray Looze will be joining head women’s coach David Marsh on the coaching staff.

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Coaches In The Running For Olympic Team Staff

After five days of actions in Omaha, Nebraska at the 2016 U.S Olympic Trials a picture of the coaching staff is beginning to form based on who’s qualified for the Olympic team.

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Watch: Nathan Adrian Post 100 Free Press Conference

Three-time Olympian Nathan Adrian spoke with the press after his victory in the 100 free on day five of the 2016 U.S. Olympic Trials.

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NCAA Men’s Teams Setting the Tone Through Day 2

Fellow Georgia Bulldogs Chase Kalisz and Jay Litherland congratulate each other and Coach Jack Bauerle after taking the top spots in the finals of the men’s 400 IM on the first night of the 2016 U.S. Olympic Swim Trials in Omaha.

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Ryan Murphy Throws Out First Pitch At Oakland A’s Game (Video)

Ryan Murphy threw out the first pitch at the Oakland A’s game on Sunday.

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