Mike Bottom

How Do Combined vs. Single-Sex NCAA Programs Affect Collegiate Performance?

Some high school recruits find single-sex programs daunting. But how much does the co-ed or single-sex aspect of a team really affect swimmers’ performances?


FINA To Allow Wearable Technology in Races Starting Jan 1st 2023

Last week FINA Technical Congress passed of a proposed change to rule SW 10.8. As of Jan. 01, 2023 wearable tech will he legal in races.


Take a Deep Dive into the Mike Bottom Philosophy (PODCAST)

When it comes to helping the swimmer, he has decades of wisdom and he’s been sharing his thoughts openly on his Instagram (@mikebottom)


College Swimming Previews: #7 Michigan Women Combat Losses With Bevy of Sprinters

Michigan had another strong showing in 2021-2022, finishing second at the 2022 Big Ten Championships and seventh at NCAAs.


Michigan Announces the Addition of Kristin Adair as a Volunteer Assistant Coach

Kristin Adair, formerly of Gold Medal Swim Club in Phoenix, will join the Michigan coaching staff as a volunteer assistant for the 2022-2023 season.


Summer Juniors Qualifier Josean Massucco Sends Verbal to Michigan

Josean Massucco, a freestyle and butterfly specialist from Tennessee, has announced his commitment to the University of Michigan for the 2023-2024 season.

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Mike Bottom’s New Contract Is Worth $1.1 Million Over 5 Years (Plus Benefits)

Michigan head swimming & diving coach Mike Bottom received a 5-year contract extension in May, which comes with a small raise over his prior deal.


Michigan Announces Five-Year Contract Extension For Head Coach Mike Bottom

The University of Michigan head coach Mike Bottom will be staying in Ann Arbor through the 2026-27 season.


Michigan Olympian Patrick Callan Enters the NCAA Transfer Portal

Callan, a U.S. Olympian at the Tokyo 2020 Games, says he is still deciding whether to return to Michigan for his 5th year or not.


2022 Michigan Swim Camps – Sign Up Today

Michigan Swim Camps are designed to provide each competitive swimmer with the opportunity to improve their pursuit of excellence…

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Michigan Football Coach Jim Harbaugh Giving Bonus Money to UM Athletics Staff

Harbaugh mentioned Michigan head swim Coach Mike Bottom by name while discussing athletics staff who have faced financial strain during the COVID-19 Pandemic.


CSCAA Announces Blue Ribbon Panel for Centennial Celebration

Gregg Troy, Mike Bottom and Teri McKeever are among the current and former college swim coaches to be selected to the CSCAA Centennial Blue Ribbon Panel.


Luiz Borges Will Not Take 5th Year at Michigan, Moves to VT With Sergio Lopez

Luis Borges has made the move to Blacksburg, Virginia to train with Sergio Lopez and the Virginia Tech-based pro group Pinnacle Racing.


Who Will Be Team USA’s Assistant Swimming Coaches In Tokyo?

With three of his swimmers already on the Olympic team, Todd DeSorbo has all but locked up a spot as a women’s team assistant in Tokyo.


UC Davis Names UCSB Head Coach Matt Macedo to Lead Program

On Tuesday, UC Davis announced that Matt Macedo will replace Barbara Jahn as head coach of the women’s swimming program.