Mike Murray

ASCA Establishes Jack Simon Award for Excellence in Distance Coaching

Legendary distance coach Jack Simon has founded a new prize that will be paid out to American club coaches who can get their swimmers within 1% of a World Record in the 1500 free.


Mike Murray Elected New President of ASCA; Murray & Hill to Join Board

Mike Murray, the head coach of the Victor Swim Club, has been elected as the new president of the American Swimming Coaches Association.


Mike Murray and the Death of #WorkWorks Nation? (PODCAST)

We sat down with Mike Murray, head coach of Victor Swim Club, to talk about the infamous phrase many swim coaches love: work works


Kindness is Still a Universal Language

“Every parent, coach, athlete, and volunteer should take a moment and remember how lucky we are to share our love for this great sport.”


ASCA Elects New Board of Directors and Officer Positions

Bill Dorenkott, the head coach at Ohio State, was one of the candidates that ASCA has filled for new positions within their Board of Directors and officers.


Victor Swim Club & Velocity Aquatics To Merge Into Western NY Powerhouse Club

Victor Swim Club program director Mike Murray will combine with Velocity Aquatics, managed by Heidi Pare, to become one of the largest Western NY clubs.

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D3 NCAAs Cancelled: Notes From a Dad/Coach

“I think Thursday is an important reminder, no matter what, to be mindful of the things we are thankful for in our lives.”


Jeff Julian Grateful For Support: “It Gives Me the Strength To Get Back Up”

Julian described what it’s meant to him to see so much support from the swimming community as he undergoes cancer treatment.

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ASCA American Swimming Coaches Association Elegge 5 Nuovi Membri

L’American Swimming Coaches’ Association (ASCA), che si occupa dell’istruzione e assistenza agli allenatori negli Stati Uniti, ha eletto 5 nuovi membri

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Braden Holloway Leads 5 New Members of ASCA Board of Directors

Braden Holloway, the head coach of the NC State Wolfpack varsity squad, has been elected to the Board of Directors at ASCA.


Mike Murray Returns to Victor Swim Club as Co-Head Coach

After 2 years away on Long Island, Mike Murray is returning to Rochester as the co-head coach and program director of the Victor Swim Club.


SwimmersBest Drill of the Month: Turtle Drill

SwimSwam thanks SwimmersBest for sponsoring “Drill of the Month.”  This is a SwimSwam recurring feature that brings drills and idea…

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SwimmersBest Drill of the Month: Free Posture with Islander Aquatics

This Freestyle Balance Drill Progression was submitted by Head Coach Mike Murray at Islanders Aquatics, Long Island NY.

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Fitter and Faster 15 Questions: Swim Videos On Demand

Fitter and Faster 15 Questions (#FFT15) profiles the 50+ elite swimmers and clinicians that host, instruct and manage the world’s largest swim clinic tour.  

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Islanders Aquatics Brings In Mike Murray As Co Head Coach

Islanders Aquatics (based out of West Islip, NY in The Metropolitan LSC) & Team Owner, Marc Danin, are thrilled to…