Jill Sterkel

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.

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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?

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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…

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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.

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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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A 4-Time Olympian’s Thoughts on How to Prepare Kids for College

“I had the pleasure of talking with Jill Sterkel, four-time Olympian, gold medalist and former head coach of University of Texas women’s swim team… As a coach, she had lots of experience with incoming freshman, plus she’s a parent.”

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Ledecky Wins Honda Cup for Collegiate Woman Athlete of the Year

Katie Ledecky was presented with the Honda Cup tonight at the Collegiate Women Sports Awards Show in Los Angeles.

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“The Last Gold” Premieres at LA Film Festival to Rave Audience Reviews

“The Last Gold: The greatest untold story in Olympic swimming history,” which recounts the struggle the U.S. women’s swim team had against the doped East Germans at the 1976 Olympic Games in Montréal, opened on Monday at the Los Angeles Film Festival.

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Olympians and Cancer Survivors Team Up to Fight Cancer at Swim Across America – Dallas

Olympians and U.S. National Team members participating are Jim Montgomery, Jill Sterkel, Daniel Watters, Andrea Dickson, Jeanne Cunningham, Neil Walker, Brad Bridgewater, Ryan Berube, Walter Soza, and more.

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