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Video: Germantown Academy Puerto Rico Training Trip

Watch Germantown Academy swimmers live it up during their winter training trip to Rincon, Puerto Rico.


A Quartet of GAAC Seniors Announces D1 Commitments for 2016-17

Four GAAC seniors have committed to D1 programs for 2016-17: Ryan Torie (North Carolina), Lauren Henasey (Georgetown), McKensie Meyer (Villanova), and Tommy Whitman (Towson).


Towson Picks Up GAAC Mid-Distance Freestyler Tommy Whitman

Tommy Whitman, from Abington, Pennsylvania, has signed an NLI to swim for Towson University. Whitman swims for Germantown Academy and Germantown Academy Aquatic Club.

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2015 NCAA SEC Roundup: Rachel Zilinskas and the Mile

From Germantown to Georgia: Rachel Zilinskas WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW: Thursday, March 19 – Saturday, March 21 Greensboro Aquatic…

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Legendary Distance Coach Dick Shoulberg to Officially Retire at End of School Year

In a letter addressed to the body of students and parents at Germantown Academy, Director of Professional Development Maggie McVeigh announced…


Auburn Gets Verbal from Ten-Time Easterns Champion out of Germantown Academy, Shannon McKernan

Shannon McKernan, who swims for for Dick Shoulberg and Jeff Thompson at Germantown Academy where she is also a student,…

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INTERVIEW: Triple Junior National Champion Sierra Schmidt Discusses Juniors, Training At NBAC

Sierra Schmidt swept the distance free events at Juniors, winning the 400-800-1500. Hear what she has to say about her performance and her new home at NBAC.


Germantown Academy Hires Jeff Thompson As New Head Coach

Dick Shoulberg voted along with a search committee unanimously to hire Jeff Thompson as the new head coach of the Germantown Academy swim team.


VIDEO: Shoulberg sharing himself and his passion with the world

A group of Germantown Academy alumni gathered in 2009 to celebrate Dick Shoulberg’s 40 years with the program.

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Dick Shoulberg Reinstated at Germantown Academy as CoachEmeritus [Updated]

Legendary coach Dick Shoulberg has been reinstated as coach emeritus of the Germantown Academy swim team, according to an announcement…


An Open Letter, An Open Life: Dick Shoulberg

Courtesy of Chuck Warner, author, coach, and former president of the American Swimming Coaches Association.


Shoulberg: “I haven’t done anything wrong”

For the first time, long-time Germantown Academy head coach has spoken out on the reasons for his leave of absence, though he gave few specifics.


Claire Crippen, Chris Lear Take Over Roles as Acting Head Coaches for Germantown

Dick Shoulberg, above, has been the head coach at Germantown Academy since 1969.


Germantown Distance Swimmer Emily Erwin Verbally Commits to Rutgers

Emily Erwin from the famed distance program at the Germantown Academy has verbally committed to Rutgers.

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Coaches Locked and Loaded on Eve of World Championship Trials (Photo Vault)

Frank Busch is THE coach of the United States. See who else Tim Binning caught at the Nat on the eve of the 2013 U.S. World Championship Trials. (Photo: Tim Binning/


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