Jon Rudd

Darragh Greene Becomes Ireland’s First Sub-Minute Breaststroker

Darragh Greene made Irish swimming history by becoming the first 100m breaststroker from his nation to ever dip under the minute barrier.

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Ireland’s Youth Return from ISF World School Games with 13 Medals

The 2018 ISF World Schools Games Gymnasiade in Casablanca, Morocco, was to see Ireland enter a team in the swimming championships of the multi-sport event for the first time and return with an outstanding 13 medal haul.

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Ruta Meilutyte: “I Fight Against Depression Everyday”

2012 Olympic champion Ruta Meilutyte says she considered giving up on swimming after the 2016 Olympics.

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Shane Ryan, Mona McSharry Among Ireland’s European C’ships Selections

Shane Ryan is among the 12 athletes headed to Glasgow this summer to represent Ireland at the 2018 European Championships.

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Ireland Hires John Szaranek as Head Coach of National Training Centre

Swim Ireland has announced John Szaranek as the new head coach of the National Centre (Limerick), making another coach borrowed by…

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2017 Swammy Award, National Development: Ireland

To see all of our 2017 Swammy Awards presented by TYR, click here.  2017 National Development Award: Ireland In 2016,…

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Swim Ireland Announces 2017-18 National Squad

Swim Ireland has announced 45 athletes to our National Squad (Swimming) for the 2017-2018 season with specific cohorts of athletes identified – a Performance group (with an Olympic 2020 focus) and a Performance Pathway group (with an Olympic 2024 focus).

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Swim Ireland On Upward Trajectory Under Jon Rudd

Swim Ireland’s future has taken on a brighter shine as of late, with 3 of the nation’s elite swimmers making history over the summer.

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2017 World Jr Cships: Irish Mixed Medley Another Feather In Rudd’s Cap

The Irish mixed medley relay team earned a new Senior national record in Indy this week.

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Swim Ireland & Jon Rudd Snag Ben Higson Of Stirling As New Head Coach

Ben Higson of the University of Stirling will now be headed to Swim Ireland, taking on the role of National Senior Team Head Coach and Head Coach of the National Centre, Dublin.

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Meilutyte’s Former Coach Jon Rudd Still Believes In His Protégé

“When you couldn’t be more proud of Ruta Meilutyte,” stated her former longtime coach Jon Rudd.

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Shane Ryan, Jordan Sloan Head Up Irish World Championships Squad

Irish Swimming has announced its largest World Championships squad since 2009 set to head to Hungary this summer.

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Swim Ireland Adds Two Coaches To National Staff

Jon Rudd has hired two new assistant coaches for the Swim Ireland National team as they continue to build toward Tokyo in 2020.

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Irish Swimming Looking Abroad For High-Level Athletes

Ireland’s new National Performance Director Jon Rudd says the nation will focus on keeping talented domestic athletes training in Ireland while finding athletes abroad with Irish eligibility as the nation builds towards the next Olympics.

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New Irish Performance Director Jon Rudd Takes His Show on the Road

Jon Rudd (middle) with two of his former Plymouth Leander charges.

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