Erin Popovich

U.S. Paralympics Swimming Announces Eight Assistant Coaches for Paris

University of Northern Iowa assistant coach Ben Colin is also on his way to his first Paralympics as an assistant coach with his swimmer, Olivia Chambers.


Former Yale Swimmer Ali Truwit Eyes Paralympic Debut One Year After Losing Leg in Shark Attack

Two days after graduating from Yale last May, Ali Truwit was attacked by a shark while swimming in the Turks and Caicos Islands. 


No Arrest, No SafeSport Update: Robert Griswold’s Abuse Case Remains in Limbo 1 Year Later

SwimSwam obtained a heavily redacted 70-page CSPD police report via an open records request earlier this month that shed new light on last year’s scandal.


Coan, Weggemann Headline U.S. Roster for Parapan American Games in November

Paralympic champions McKenzie Coan and Mallory Weggemann headline U.S. Para Swimming’s roster of 33 athletes heading to the 2023 U.S. Parapan American Games.

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USOPC Reinstates Para Swimming Leaders Placed on Leave Amid Robert Griswold Scandal

The U.S. Olympic and Paralympic Committee (USOPC) has reinstated two U.S. Paralympic Swimming leaders who were placed on leave in November.


U.S. Para Cycling Leaders Temporarily Assisting Para Swimming After Negligence Lawsuit

U.S. Paralympic Cycling leaders are assisting U.S. Para Swimming after a lawsuit filed Friday left the organization reeling from allegations of negligence. 


After Lawsuit Alleging “Cover-Up,” USOPC Places 2 Staff Members on Administrative Leave

The USOPC said Friday that it placed two staff members on administrative leave and stopped the work of several contractors with U.S. Paralympics Swimming.


Caeleb Dressel, Jessica Long, Brad Snyder Join Ledecky as 2022 ESPY Award Winners

In addition to Katie Ledecky’s two awards, swimmers Caeleb Dressel, Jessica Long, and Brad Snyder also took home honors at the 2022 ESPY Awards.


Andrew, Kalisz & Lazor Highlight U.S. Roster For 2022 Duel In The Pool

Michael Andrew will be one of 27 swimmers representing the U.S. at the 2022 Duel In The Pool in Sydney, Australia.


Dressel, Ledecky, Snyder, And Long Nominated For 2022 ESPY Awards

Ten-time Olympic medalist Katie Ledecky (pictured) has been nominated for both the Best Women’s Athlete and Best Women’s Olympian awards.


Paralympians Evan Austin and Leanne Smith Nominated for ESPY Awards

Paralympic swimmers Evan Austin and Leanne Smith have been nominated for the 2021 ESPY Awards in the “Best Athlete with a Disability” category.

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USOPC Announces 12 Individuals, 1 Team as Inductees into Hall of Fame

Para-swimmer Erin Popovich along with Dara Torres and diving coach Ron O’Brien were selected for induction to the U.S. Olympic & Paralympic Hall of Fame.

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Swimmers Torres, Popovich, Zorn Named as Finalists for 2019 U.S. Hall of Fame

Three swimmers are among the finalists for the United States Olympic and Paralympic Hall of Fame Class of 2019: Dara Torres, Erin Popovich and Trischa Zorn.


U.S. Para Swimming Names Paralympian Erin Popovich Associate Director

14-time gold medalist Erin Popovich will take over for Jamie Martin, who has been promoted to work for the larger U.S. Paralympic organization.

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14-Time Gold Medalist Popovich Named to IPC Classification Committee

The International Paralympic Committee (IPC) has named 14-time Paralympic Champion Erin Popovich as the athlete representative to the IPC Classification Committee…