The hours spent at the Alabama Aquatic Center – the dives, the yards, the practices, the meets – have all been piling up for the Alabama swimming and diving teams’ 14 seniors and this weekend the last of those, the competition part of their AQC tenure, comes to an end.
Taper. Rest. Preparation. Drop tapers. Swim coaches have a million words to describe the art of resting, and often it seems every coach has a different definition of each term. But Pursley says the terminology truly does matter – at least in the mind of the athlete.
In what has become an annual tradition, Alabama swimming and diving opens the 2018-19 season this Friday against Delta State at the Alabama Aquatic Center.
The CSCAA is excited to announce two major additions to the 2018 Convention in Evanston, Illinois.
Alabama’s Connor Oslin was one of a trio of swimmers to win the Most Outstanding Swimmer Award at the Crimson Tide’s annual banquet.
it was Alabama that threw down for the 200 medley title, going 1:22.28 to come within .01 of the NCAA and U.S. Open records
Waddell is one of the top junior sprinters in the world
NCAA champ Kristian Gkolomeev leads a loaded sprint crew at Alabama that’s only getting better.
Anton McKee and Connor Oslin were two of only four sophomores to earn a place on Capital One/CoSIDA at-large teams.
In two short years, Head Coach Dennis Pursley has taken the University of Alabama Swimming and Diving program from the bottom ranks of the SEC to the top fleet of the NCAA Division I Championships.
“Denny (Coach Pursley) taught me the relationship between work and reward.” Glenn Mills, co-founder of GoSwim.tv and U.S. Olympian.
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Dave Durden is building a dynasty in Berkeley, California.
“We’re looking forward to standing up and competing this weekend,” UA head coach Dennis Pursley said. “Not only are looking forward to some great competition, but this weekend gives us a chance to compete in a championship format, which will help us down the road.”
The Alabama Swimming and Diving team will celebrate its record-smashing 2014 season Wednesday, April 16 at 2 p.m. on the deck of the Don Gambril Olympic Pool at the Alabama Aquatic Center.
Alabama Swimming & Diving highlight video from the 2013 – 2014 season.
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