Golden Goggles Awards

2018 Golden Goggles Will Be Hosted at Times Square Sheraton

Sheraton’s parent company, Starwood, merged with Marriott in 2016. Marriott hotels in Los Angeles and New York have been the regular hosts this decade.


Goggles for Guppies: Saving Lives One Suit at a Time

Matthew and Christopher Hale founded Goggles for Guppies to provide swimming equipment to children in need.

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2016 USA Swimming Golden Goggles Awards: Live Recap

After 4 golds and 1 silver medal, Katie Ledecky seemed like a lock for Female Athlete of the Year, and the voters didn’t disappoint, as Ledecky won for the fourth consecutive time.


Rowdy Gaines Steps in to Host 2016 Golden Goggles Awards

Rowdy Gaines has been named the newest host of the 2016 USA Swimming Golden Goggles Awards. The event, which is…


Objectivity: The Case FOR and AGAINST Phelps as Athlete of the Year

Several eyebrows were raised last night at the 2014 Golden Goggles Award Ceremony as Michael Phelps’ name was announced as…


Leather Belt HANDMADE By Gary Hall Jr. Among Silent Auction Items for Golden Goggles

There are many of fantastic gifts, including tickets to one of golf’s biggest tournament, a full-in trip to Paris for the French Open, and an autographed art print from the movie “Frozen.”

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Phelps Surges Back Into Lead in Fan-Voting For Golden Goggles Awards

Controversy hasn’t kept Phelps from leading the fan-vote in all three categories for which he’s a named nominee for the 2014 Golden Goggles Awards.


The Official SwimSwam Ballot for the 2014 Golden Goggles Awards

Katie Ledecky is a shoe-in for Female Swimmer of the Year at the 2014 Golden Goggles Awards. Most of the choices aren’t that obvious.


And the Winners Are…2013 Golden Goggles Awards Outcomes

Just as she was in Barcelona, Katie Ledecky was the big winner on Sunday at the 2013 Golden Goggles Awards.


“The SwimSwam Ballot” for the 2013 Golden Goggles Awards

Katie Ledecky is going to be the star of the show at the 2013 Golden Goggles Awards.


2013 Golden Goggles Awards Nominees Revealed

Double World Record breaker Katie Ledecky is among three nominees for Female Athlete of the Year.


Ryan Lochte Crosses Over with Gillette, Ralph Lauren Sponsorships

As far as sports go, swimming does not usually produce fashion icons. The suits are all fairly similar, and rarely…

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Franklin, Lochte Score Swimmer of the Year Honors

Last night (Sunday) was “red carpet night” in Los Angeles, as the American Music Awards butted up against USA Swimming’s…

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Today in Swimming History: November 15, 2004 – Golden Debut

On November 15, 2004, seven years ago from today, USA Swimming held their very first incarnation of the Golden Goggles…

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Handicapping the 2011 Golden Goggles Nominees

It’s hard to believe it’s that time again, but USA Swimming Foundation is gearing up for another edition of the Golden…