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2024 NCAA Champion Zalan Sarkany Verbally Commits To Transfer To NC State

The reigning NCAA champion in the 1650 freestyle will join the impressive distance culture developed at NC State, led by coach Mark Bernardino.


Virginia Promotes Jake Shrum To Associate Head Coach

Shrum gets elevated into the associate role after spending the past two seasons as an assistant coach with the Cavaliers.


2023 Swammy Awards: African Coach of the Year – Rocco Meiring

Rocco Meiring is the 2023 winner of the Swammy Award for African Coach of the Year, as he led Tatjana Schoenmaker to her first world title.

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Dave Durden Named 2023 ASCA George Haines Coach of the Year

Cal head coach Dave Durden was named the 2023 Coach of the Year at the ASCA World Clinic earlier this month in Dallas, Texas.


USA Swimming Announces 36-Member Roster For 2023 Pan American Games

U.S. Olympic gold medalist Brooks Curry is among the swimmers that will represent the Stars and Stripes at the Pan Am Games in Santiago, Chile, in October.


With New Hires, NC State Swim & Dive Base Salaries Push Past $669,000

NC State’s new associate head coach Dan Kesler is now the team’s highest paid assistant with an $85,000 per year base salary.


WILD SPECULATION: Who Will Cal Hire to Fill Associate Head Coach Role?

Who is Cal going to hire to replace Matt Bowe after he got the head coaching job at the University of Michigan? Coach Durden, we’ve got a few ideas for you.


Dudley Duncan, Mark Bernardino Inducted into ASCA 2023 Hall of Fame

NC State associate head coach Mark Bernardino (above) and Quest Swimming founder Dudley Duncan have been announced as the ASCA Hall of Fame inductees for 2023.


McGee Moody Leaving South Carolina After 14 Seasons as Head Coach

A release from the school’s athletics department says the decision was a ‘mutual agreement between Moody and the athletics department.’


The HIVE Powered By RITTER Sports Performance

We talked with Olympic Coach Jack Bauerle of the University of Georiga, on how he’s had so much success producing swimmers who excel in the IM events.

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How to Ace the Interview Process for a Head Coach Position

It’s the goal of many coaches: become a head coach at a college program, especially at the Division I level. But what does it really entail to get there?


Division I Gardner-Webb Seeks New Head Coach for 2nd Time in a Year

Former head coach Scott Teeters was hired in July 2018 and is no longer listed on the school’s website.


New Round of NCAA Championships, New Round of Questions

Dean Farris did his best Dean Farris impression at last year’s Ivy League Championship meet. But if he can be less Dean Farris this year, that may allow him to unleash maximum Dean Farris at NCAAs.


Reprise: 5 Big Questions from Last Week’s D1 Conference Championships

My favorite storyline from last week’s conference championship meets? Maxime Rooney’s new trajectory as a butterflier.


5 Big Questions for This Week’s D1 Conference Championship Meets

Braden Holloway has a new-look coaching staff. After injuries plagued the Wolfpack last year, they look back on track in 2019.