Paris Jacobs

Maryland, Northern Virginia, Richmond Pools Can Reopen Friday

Home to some of the nation’s biggest and most successful swim clubs, pools in the greater Washington D.C. area will be allowed to reopen on Friday. (Above: US National Teamer Phoebe Bacon of NCAP, lives in Maryland)

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Lobbyist Meeting with White House Officials to Discuss Resuming Swimming

A group of aquatics professionals, including coaches and Olympians, have coalesced to try and aid the government in making a decision.

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ISL Teams Allowed To Protect 8 Athletes Apiece For 2020; Non-Free Skins Coming

In a live Facebook interview, International Swimming League officials shed some light on the recruiting/roster-building process for the ISL’s second season.

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ASCA COO Paris Jacobs Talks What’s New, Athlete Safety

As athletes, teams and coaches get back to intense workouts and winter competition, Swim Swam met up with Paris Jacobs, Chief Operations Officer for ASCA, the Association of Swimming Coaches of America, to hear what’s new in the coaching world and why ASCA just endorsed a new solution to keep athletes safer in the water.

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Catching Up with New ASCA COO Paris Jacobs

Jacobs has embarked on a listening campaign in addition to looking for new partnerships to bring to the 2019 ASCA World Clinic.

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Revolutionary Center For Swim, Training, Physical Therapy Now Open

Toddlers as young as a year old, competitive high school swimmers, triathletes training for their next event, and locals looking for a good group exercise class all gather under the newly expanded Machine Performance Center in Vienna, Virginia.

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USA Swimming Creates Task Force To Seek Out New CEO

Following Chuck Wielgus’ resignation as CEO of USA Swimming, the organization has created a CEO Search Task Force that will be responsible for selecting and filtering through candidates to recommend for the new CEO position.

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