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Both Tokyo Olympic 100 Breaststroke Champions Were Coached By Women

Female coaches are rare at the top levels of Olympic swimming, but they’re becoming more-and-more common thanks to women like Mel Marshall (above).


Peaty On Historic Gold: “I Haven’t Felt This Good Since 2016”

In reaching the top of the podium as he did in Rio, Adam Peaty became the first British swimmer ever to successfully defend an individual Olympic title.


ISL’s London Roar Announce Steve Tigg as New Head Coach

Steven Tigg from the University of Stirling will replace Mel Marshall, who was the head coach for the first 2 seasons of the ISL.

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Olympic Coach Ben Titley Shares Theories on Removing Lactic Acid for Swimmers

Titley notes that if you ever see Swim Canada at a Pro Swim in the US, they will do a full swim set after their racing session


Jane Figueiredo Joins Mel Marshall in UK Sport Female Coach Mentoring Program

Figueiredo has been the coach of two-time Olympic medalist Tom Daley since 2014, and coached other Olympic medalists while at the University of Houston.

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Ilya Shymanovich Risponde Alle Accuse Di Irregolarità Della Nuotata

Ilya Shymanovich parla della ISL e risponde alle accuse di irregolarità della nuotata mosse durante la ISL da Mel Marshall

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World Record Holder Ilya Shymanovich Addresses Dolphin Kick Controversy

World record holder Ilya Shymanovich of Belarus speaks exclusively to SwimSwam regarding his ISL success, training environment and controversial technique.


Quick Review Of Loughborough Training Groups

Having a hard time keeping your favorite swimmers’ training homes straight? We’ve got you covered with Loughborough, at least.


2020 Swammy Awards: Dave McNulty Earns British Coach Of The Year

National Training Centre Bath’s Dave McNulty, coach of Freya Anderson and Tom Dean, is the winner of the 2020 Swammy Award for British Coach of the Year.


Beef Squashed: Murphy, Stewart Hash Things Out After Skins Controversy

After Coleman Stewart called Ryan Murphy out on social media Monday night, the two have since spoken and are on better footing heading into the ISL finale.


7 Storylines to Watch for in Match 7

This will decide if DC Trident has a chance to advance to the semifinals. If they can snag 3rd place in match 7, their final regular-season match, they do.


Mel Marshall Calls Out Illegal Breaststroke Dolphin Kicks By ISL Rivals

The trash-talking is heating up as the ISL season rolls on, with London Roar coach Mel Marshall calling out illegal dolphin kicks in breaststroke.


Anna Hopkin: Move To Loughborough With Mel Marshall Was “Always The Plan”

Hopkin returned to Loughborough shortly after NCAAs were cancelled and immediately popped off a quick 53.3 LCM 100 freestyle.

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SwimSwam’s Official 2019 Swammy Awards Index

Keep track of all of our Swammy Award winners here, with links out to full Swammy Award stories and honorable mentions for all categories.

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2019 Swammy Awards: British Coach of the Year, Mel Marshall

Mel Marshall is best-known for guiding the career of Adam Peaty, but she also coaches breakout backstroker Luke Greenbank and breaststroker Sarah Vasey.

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