Mike Bottom

To be a Great Coach, Be Inquisitive

Historically, some of the greatest coaches in the sport of swimming were also the most inquisitive. They never stopped questioning.

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Alongside His Successors, Anthony Ervin to Swim Through the Olympic Quad

Olympic champion Anthony Ervin has his sights set on finals at the 2020 Olympic Trials.

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Swimming’s TopTenTweets: Something in the Water?

We’re back with swimming’s TopTenTweets!

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Practice + Pancakes: Michigan Men Get Innovative with Power Work

It was a Friday morning, so both men and women were working on getting some good power in, in their own ways

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Holloway, Desorbo, Looze & Bottom To Coach ACC/Big Ten Challenge Teams

Coaching staffs are taking shape for the inaugural ACC/Big Ten Challenge, with Braden Holloway and Todd Desorbo to lead the ACC All-Stars and Ray Looze and Mike Bottom heading the Big Ten All-Stars.

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USA Swimming Hires Jon Urbanchek as National Team Technical Advisor

USA Swimming is naming acclaimed coach Jon Urbanchek to the newly-created role of “national team technical advisor.”

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Michigan Hires Nikki Kett as New Assistant Coach

Michigan head swimming & diving coach Mike Bottom has announced Nikki Kett as a new men’s and women’s assistant coach, filling the…

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Swim High or Swim Low, Which is the Best Way to Go?

Stay low. Go fast. Kill first. Die Last. One shot, One kill. No luck, all skill. – U.S. Navy Seals…

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Former World Record Holder Bobby Hurley Retires From Competition

World champion backstroker Bobby Hurley of Australia is taking the next step in his aquatic career.

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Head Coach Peter Linn of EMU Receives CSCAA’s Highest Honor

Earlier this month, the CSCAA honored EMU head coach Peter Linn with its highest award, the National Collegiate and Scholastic Trophy.

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2018 Michigan Wolverine Swim Camp – Sign Up Today

The Michigan Swim Camp is designed to provide each competitive swimmer with the opportunity to improve their pursuit of excellence both in and out of the pool.

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12 Coaches Meet Eligibility Criteria for Tokyo 2020 Head Coach

Arhthur Albliero’s (left) appointment as 2018 Pan Pacs women’s head coach made him the 12th-and-final coach eligible to lead the 2020 U.S. Olympic Team. The Pan Pac men’s coach Ray Looze, right, is also eligible.

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MAC Frosh of the Year Carter Swift Heads to ASU after EMU Fallout

In yet another wrinkle this off-season, ASU’s incoming class will grow by one more with a recent announcement from former Eastern Michigan student-athlete Carter Swift.

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Mike Bottom To Donate $10,000 to Support EMU Sports Facing Elimination

Bottom had strong words for EMU, stating that “There’s other ways to do this besides stealing dreams”, referring to solving EMU’s budget problems.

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Michigan Senior Paul Powers Reflects On Wolverine Career

“He is so invested in your personal development,” senior Paul Powers says of his Michigan coach, Mike Bottom.

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