Here are some things to consider as your athlete navigates the decision whether they should pursue college swimming or not.
If you are like me your swimmer has suits, t-shirts and gear to last for years. So what do you get your swimmer this season.
Coaches who inspire are important all the way through a swimming career – and are especially critical in college at every level.
As a swim mom for 16 years, parents of younger swimmers sometimes ask me what is the secret to keeping your child engaged in the sport.
With solid academics you just might find that D3 schools have great academic money and a balanced college life every athlete deserves.
As a swim mom of nearly two decades, here are my rankings about what events in swimming at the toughest to swim, which I know will create some debate.
If your athlete spends 16-18 years in a sport like swimming, the coaches they experience along the way have a powerful influence over the adults they become.
Yesterday was Mother’s Day. This is a memorable day for swim moms because of the intense roll we play in the lives of athletes.
My beautiful swimmer girl, who was just four years old yesterday, will be transferring next fall. It is a scary and brave decision to alter your course if it is not taking you where you want to go.
Earlier this week, I read an important quote about the importance of finding your circle – or as some call it – your tribe. Nowhere is this more important than in college swimming.
Leaving conference champs after you had to scratch the last day due to illness, I realized I’ve never thanked you for all you have taught me about resilience, character, and winning with grace and losing with dignity.
One of the most vital aspects of any team, whether it is high school, club, summer or the NCAA, is creating a culture of kindness and caring – no matter what the sport.
On Mother’s Day, we tend to reflect on the myriad roles we play in the lives of our children.
Whether you are Olympic bound, swimming in the NCAA or just enjoying high school or summer swim, the most important ideal that you must embrace is: Be a Person of Character.