Debbie Hesse

USA Swimming Foundation Enlists Olympic Gold Medalists to Increase Awareness of Learning to Swim and Building Champions

Olympic gold medalists Nathan Adrian (Bremerton, Wash.), Cullen Jones (Irvington, N.J.), Jessica Hardy (Long Beach, Calif.) and Jason Lezak (Irvine, Calif.) have joined the USA Swimming Foundation as Ambassadors, promoting the organization’s mission to “Save Lives & Build Champions in the pool and in life.”

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USA Swimming Foundation and USA Triathlon Renew Affiliate Partnership

The USA Swimming Foundation today announced the renewal of its Affiliate Partnership with USA Triathlon, where the two organizations will…

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USA Swimming Foundation Announces 50 Grant Recipients Nationwide

The Foundation distributed more than $300,000 to local Make a Splash Local Partners, covering 23 states, with 15 programs (30 percent) earning USA Swimming Foundation funds for the first time.

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USA Swimming Foundation Announces Grants to Local Partners in Michigan, New Jersey

“With these additions, the USA Swimming Foundation is proud to have awarded more than $3.3 million in grant funding since 2007,” said USA Swimming Foundation Executive Director Debbie Hesse.

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How Can Learning to Swim Positively Impact Children?

USA Swimming Foundation and The Redwoods Group Foundation Partner for Learn-to-Swim Research Study.

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USA Swimming Foundation Partners with American Red Cross to Prevent Drownings

The USA Swimming Foundation and the American Red Cross have created a formal partnership in an effort to increase drowning prevention awareness and programs nationwide and expand support for American Red Cross learn-to-swim providers. (Featured Image: USA Swimming Foundation Ambassador Nathan Adrian)

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USA Swimming Foundation Announces the Association of Aquatic Professionals an Affiliate Coalition Partner

The USA Swimming Foundation has named the Association of Aquatic Professionals (AOAP) as a member of their Affiliate Coalition. This partnership was forged in an effort to increase drowning prevention nationwide. (Featured Image: USA Swimming Foundation Ambassador & Olympic Champion Nathan Adrian)

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USA Swimming Foundation’s ‘Make a Splash’ to Host Event during ISHOF Weekend, Headlined by Lezak & Evans

Olympic gold medalist Janet Evans, Jason Lezak & Olympian Alia Atkinson will give free swim lessons during the water safety session.

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Make A Splash Tour Features New USA Swimming Foundation Ambassadors Adrian, Ervin and Evans

The national tour will feature appearances by newly appointed USA Swimming Foundation Ambassadors: three-time Olympic Gold Medalist Nathan Adrian, Olympic Gold Medalist Anthony Ervin (featured image), and returning this year are four-time Olympic Gold Medalist Janet Evans and swimming legend Rowdy Gaines.

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USA Swimming Foundation Adds Boy Scouts of America to Affiliate Coalition

“The USA Swimming Foundation is pleased to welcome the Boy Scouts of America to our Affiliate Coalition to help promote the Make a Splash initiative,” said USA Swimming Foundation Executive Director Debbie Hesse.

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USA Swimming Foundation 2014 Grant Recipients, Over $3 Million Awarded to Local Partners

Debbie Hesse: “Providing these grants makes it possible for the USA Swimming Foundation to live up to its mission of saving lives and building champions by empowering our Make a Splash Local Partners to extend the gift of learn-to-swim in their communities.”

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Rose Bowl Aquatics Breaks All-Time Swim-a-Thon™ Fundraising Record

“Rose Bowl Aquatics is very proud of its team effort to achieve the highest Swim-a-Thon™ fundraising totals the past three years running,” said Rose Bowl Head Coach, Jeff Julian.

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USA Swimming Foundation Announces USA Triathlon as Make a Splash Affiliate Coalition Partner

“We are proud to partner with the USA Swimming Foundation to provide the best educational opportunities possible to our youth members,” said Rob Urbach, USA Triathlon CEO.

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Olympic Swimmer Janet Evans Named USA Swimming Foundation Ambassador

“Swimming is an amazing sport that has taught me lessons both in the water and out, which is why I was thrilled to become an Ambassador for the Foundation,” said Evans. (Photo Courtesy: Melissa Lundie)

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