Jill Sterkel

Frolander, Gyurta, Vollmer, and 1976 US 400 Free Relay Named to 2024 Hall of Fame Class

Five-time Olympic gold medalist Dana Vollmer was the first woman ever under the 56-second barrier in the 100 meter fly in long course.


WATCH: U.S. Women Pull Off Upset Over East Germany In 400 Free Relay At 1976 Olympics

The U.S. team of Kim Peyton, Wendy Boglioli, Jill Sterkel and Shirley Babashoff pulled off a massive upset over the East Germans in 1976.


Explaining the Unicorn World Records from the 2000 and 2004 NCAA Championships

In order to alleviate confusion, here are the details on how World Records were broken at two separate NCAA Championship meets.


Kate Douglass Named 2023 Honda Sport Award Winner For Swimming And Diving

Douglass, who also won in 2022, becomes the first swimmer since Natalie Coughlin to earn multiple Honda Sport Awards in their collegiate career.


48 Teri McKeever Supporters Pen Letters To Cal In Support of Suspended Coach

Current Cal fifth-year senior Alicia Wilson was one of nearly 50 supporters of Teri McKeever who wrote letters that were sent to the university’s counsel.


WATCH: Michael Phelps, Natalie Coughlin Get Inducted Into USOPC Hall of Fame

Phelps, Coughlin and the 1976 women’s 400 free relay were among the inductees into the USOPC Hall of Fame, Class of 2022 on Friday.


Which Aquatic Athletes Will Be in the 2022 USOPC Hall of Fame Class?

Michael Phelps with his 28 Olympic medals is a sure-fire first ballot Hall-of-Famer. But which of the other 6 aquatic nominees might join him?


No Texas Hall of Fame Invite This Year; Longhorns to Swim at Minnesota Invite

The Texas Longhorns will swim mostly on the road this season, including the Minnesota Invite instead of the Texas Hall of Fame Invite.


Anthony Nesty Joins Rare Company of Olympic Champions to Coach Olympic Champions

Among Olympic gold medal winners, Anthony Nesty has already surpassed the coaching accomplishments of most at these Tokyo Olympics.


The Meet Of Tears: U.S. Olympic Trials

At every Trials, there’s a small subset of about 25 swimmers who carry a heavy burden: they miss qualifying for the Olympics by a single spot.


April 10, 1980: The Fastest Day In History

On one April day in 1980, six American swimmers set seven world records in the 50-meter freestyle in an explosion of speed unlike anything before it.


Hall of Fame Swim Coach Don Lamont Dies

Lamont (above middle, with swim coach son Ken to his right) coached 13 Olympians at all different stages of their careers, including 7 who won gold or silver medals.


8 Important Swims From the Second Weekend of Mid-Season Rest Meets

This weekend was the second big mid-season invite weekend in the NCAA. Teams usually suit up and rest a little…


Jill Sterkel, UT Coach and Swimmer, Joins Texas Sports Hall of Fame

28 AIAW All-American honors. 4 Olympic medals. Former world record holder. Coach to Olympians. It was only a matter of time before Jill Sterkel received her Hall of Fame honors from UT.


Coaches of Kostoff, Woodhead Among 4 Inductees to ASCA Hall of Fame

The American Swimming Coaches’ Association (ASCA) has announced a 4-member class that will be inducted into its 2018 Coaches Hall…

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