Kristy Kowal

King, Finnerty Named IU Athletes of the Year

The Indiana University Department of Athletics announced on Monday that senior women’s swimmer Lilly King, senior swimmer Ian Finnerty and men’s soccer’s Grant Lillard have been named IU’s 2017-18 Athletes of the Year.

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Caeleb Dressel Named SEC Male Athlete of the Year

Dressel becomes the 9th swimmer, on 10 occasions, to win the award.

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Who Would Win a New England vs. Philly Swimming Super Bowl LII?

What would happen if New Englanders Jenny Thompson and Madison Kennedy swam on a relay for the Patriots, against a team of Eagles fans? Let’s defy space and time to stage a Swimming Super Bowl LII dual meet.

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Watch: 2017 Golden Goggles National Team Alumni Social

Watch as USA Swimming’s National Team alumni and current swimmers come together for a social at the Golden Goggles this weekend. 

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12 Days of Christmas with BREAKout! Swim Clinics

In honor of this special time of year we will showcase 36 of our Olympian clinicians that are not only great swimmers but great people that love to inspire kids.

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10 Reasons To Attend Central States Clinic May 21-22 In Chicago

Held every year in mid-May in Oak Brook, IL the Central States Clinic strives to bring the top speakers, coaches and Olympians to equip coaches to make their profession and sport better. Come meet 4x Olympian, Captain of 2008 and 2012 USA Team, World Record Holder, Jason “The Anchor” Lezak.

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Obi Wan Swimobi to reveal Jedi Secrets

In honor of Star Wars Day, here is an update of what some of our Jedi Olympic Swimmers are doing to pass their knowledge on to the next generation of Swimming Jedi’s.

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Top 10 Reasons To Attend Central States Clinic May 21-22 In Chicago

Held every year in mid-May in Oak Brook, IL the Central States Clinic strives to bring the top speakers, coaches and Olympians to equip coaches to make their profession and sport better. Come meet 4x Olympian, Captain of 2008 and 2012 USA Team, World Record Holder, Jason “The Anchor” Lezak.

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Biggest Worry about Olympic Trials answered by Mutual of Omaha

If you’re a swimmer going to U.S. Olympic Trials, you are in for the most inspirational meet you will ever see. But the biggest concern of you (and your coach) is where you are going to train while enjoying this amazing event.

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2000 Olympic Medalist Kristy Kowal Entering PA Sports Hall Of Fame

Kristy Kowal is set to enter the Pennsylvania Sports Hall of Fame on Saturday, October 24, 2015.

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Fighting Diabetes, One Lap at a Time: Carly Lenett and Kristy Kowal

Kristy Kowal teamed up with Carly Lenett to give diabetes a run for its money. For the fourth year in a row, the pair swam side-by-side for 75 minutes together, non-stop, raising funds (over $25,000) and awareness for the American Diabetes Association.

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Chasing the Olympic Dream with Kristy Kowal

Kristy Kowal: “Two weeks before the 1996 Olympic Trials, I had broken the national high school record, unshaved and unrested, so I felt that I was on a great path to swimming fast. However, Trials was the absolute scariest meet I have ever been to.”

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Olympic medalist Kristy Kowal to be inducted into Pennsylvania Hall of Fame alongside Joe Paterno

Olympic silver medalist Kristy Kowal will be inducted into the Pennsylvania Sports Hall of Fame alongside a star-studded class that includes a pro hockey player, two NFL players and embattled former Penn State football coach Joe Paterno.

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2014 National Select Camp Photo Vault

Many thanks to the National Select Camp attendees for sending these swimming photos, and to Kristy Kowal, former World Record Holder and Olympic medalist!

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9-year-old Carly Lenett teams up with Kristy Kowal to swim for Diabetes research

For the third year in a row, Pennsylvania 9-year-old Carly Lenett will lead a swim to raise money for the American Diabetes Association, with former U.S. Olympian Kristy Kowal alongside.

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