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).
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.
The Irish mixed medley relay team earned a new Senior national record in Indy this week.
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.
“When you couldn’t be more proud of Ruta Meilutyte,” stated her former longtime coach Jon Rudd.
Irish Swimming has announced its largest World Championships squad since 2009 set to head to Hungary this summer.
Jon Rudd has hired two new assistant coaches for the Swim Ireland National team as they continue to build toward Tokyo in 2020.
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.
Jon Rudd (middle) with two of his former Plymouth Leander charges.
The BSCA congratulates their Chairman Jon Rudd on his recent appointment as National Performance Director of Swim Ireland. Jon has…
The British Swimming federation has announced a new structure for its National Centres and the coaches leading them. Most notably, highly-decorated coach Melanie Marshall, who coached world record-shattering breaststroker Adam Peaty, will take over the Loughborough National Centre.
Jon Rudd with Ruta Meilutyte (left) and Moniek Nijhuis (right) has left Plymouth for the greener shores of Ireland.
14-year-old Sam Dailley is becoming a huge name in British age group swimming. This weekend, at ASA Winter National Championships…
Dutch champion and record holder Monike Nijhuis will try her training in Plymouth after failing to qualify for the semi-finals at last summer’s World Championships.
Sam Dailey of Plymouth Leander destroyed the national age group mark in the boys short course 50 butterfly posting a time of 26.43…