Emily Brunemann

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Athletes Connected Creating Change and Constantly Evolving

Athletes Connected was created to provide athletes with support, coping skills and breakdown stigma surrounding mental health so that athletes would be more likely to address their mental wellness…

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How You Can help a Teammate Who Has Depression

High-profile swimmers such as 4-time Olympic gold medalist Allison Schmitt have opened up about their depression, helping others realize that even those who seem invincible can struggle with (and overcome!) depression.

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Mental Preparation Matters: How Australia Can Reinvent Itself

Australia will need to do more than emulate the United States if it wants to thrive in 2020

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Canada Sweeps Titles at Lac St. Jean World Cup Stop

Navigating choppy conditions on Lac St-Jean in central Quebec, Canada on Thursday, the home nation defended its water by sweeping…

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Star-Studded Field Out for FINA Open Water World Cup Stop in Hungary

American Sean Ryan, on the 2016 Olympic Team, leads a big field to Balatonfured on Saturday.

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Mental Health Awareness Month: 5 Ways to Put Your Wellbeing First

The month of May is Mental Health Awareness Month.  We all fall on a continuum of wellbeing and can benefit…

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USA Swimming Announces 2016‐17 Open Water National Team

USA Swimming announced today the 12 members of the Open Water National Team for 2016-17.

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2015 Heart of a Champion Swammy Award: Emily Brunemann & Kally Fayhee

Check out all of our 2015 Swammy Awards here. Heart of a Champion Award: Emily Brunemann, Kally Fayhee, and Athletes…

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Taking Control Of Your Mental Health & Understanding Your Triggers

Reacting to our triggers is normal, but if we don’t recognize them and respond to them appropriately, they may actually cause a downward spiral, making us feel worse and worse.

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Student-Athlete Mental Health Awareness (Video)

Check out this video, submitted by Michigan swimming alum Emily Brunemann. Emily has been instrumental in SwimSwam’s ongoing series on mental health.

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Eve And Candace Interview The Stars On The Golden Goggles Red Carpet

Eve and Candace, the “World’s Foremost Unknown Swim Vloggers”, traveled to Los Angelesto interview the stars on the Red Carpet before the 2015 Golden Goggles Award Show.

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Michigan’s Athletes Connected To Host Free Mental Health Webinar Wednesday

The University of Michigan’s “Athletes Connected” program is hosting a free webinar focused on mental health in student-athletes.

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USA 1st Overall in Team Open Water Scores at FINA World Championships

While the swimmers did well individually, they also excelled in the team scoring. Team USA had the highest overall team score of the World Championships.

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Should The IOC Move The OW 10k To Protect The Health Of The Athletes?

A possible solution to the water quality issue, however, may be to move the events to a smaller town with less sewage contamination.

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U.S. Open Water Team Set for 2015 World Championships

Eight swimmers will represent Team USA in the open water portion of the 2015 FINA World Championships, which open Saturday in Kazan, Russia.

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