NFHS Releases High School Swimming & Diving Rules Changes for 2021-2022

Among the more significant changes is allowing full body suits for religious purposes, which eliminates an administrative hurdle for athletes.

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NFHS: Mention of ‘Name, Image, Likeness’ Must Not Occur in Recruitment Process

The NFHS called the idea of profiting off NIL a “foregone conclusion,” but says that that process should not start athletes enroll at their new institution. 


Proper Race Finish, Official Timing Procedures Clarified In NFHS Rule Changes

The National Federation of State High School Associations Swimming and Diving Rules Committee has made six changes for the 2020-21 season.

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NFHS Proposed Rule Changes For 2020-21 Includes Suit Clarification

One of the proposed changes for next season looks to remove the ambiguity out of decisions made by officials regarding suit etiquette.


NFHS Partners With PlayVS, Will Introduce Esports In The Fall

The National Federation of State High Schools will be adding esports beginning in the fall.


NFHS Reorganizes High School Swimming & Diving Rule Book

The new rules book clarifies that backstroke wedges are not allowed in any high school competitions.


HS Swimming & Diving Sees Highest Participation Increase Since 2008

High school swimming & diving saw it’s largest participation increase since 2008-09.


NFHS Clarifies “Lochte Rule” With Compromise for High School Meets

The NFHS has defined a rule for turns on IM and medley relay races that will maintain the spirit of the “unique stroke” rules without forcing swimmers to alter their flipturn technique on freestyle legs of those races. This change could set the tone for rules changes by other organizations in the future.


NISCA Unveils 2016-2017 High School Rules Change Proposals

The National Interscholastic Swim Coaches’ Association (NISCA) has posted a list of 26 proposals for rules being considered by the…


Linda Wiginton, Marty Keating Named NFHS National Coaches of the Year

Linda Wiginton from Altus High School in Oklahoma (boys) and Marty Keating from Pittsford Central Schools in New York (girls) have…

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The NFHS Announces Points Of Emphasis For Swim And Dive 2015-2016

The NFHS swimming and diving points of empahsis 2015-2016.


The Michael Phelps Effect: High School Swimming and Diving Participation Continues To Grow

Since the 2007-08 season, high school swimming and diving participation has increased by nearly 18%.


Track-Start Blocks; Underwater Pullout Changes Approved for US High School Competition

Among the major changes coming to the high school rule books includes the allowance of track start blocks, and a change to the underwater pullout rules. (Photo: Tim Binning/


BREAKING: Arena Carbon-Pro Will Be Allowed Nationally Until June 3rd; NFHS Allows As well

The Arena Carbon-Pro suits that are no longer FINA approved will be allowed until June 3rd. (Logo Courtesy: USA Swimming)


Former Cheshire Swim Coach Ed Aston Voted Into National HS Hall-of-Fame

Even if you don’t recognize the name, you’ve surely heard of Ed Aston’s accomplishments. (Photo Courtesy: Tim Binning/

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