Ray Looze

Indiana Pros Gearing Up for “Race Day” on Wednesday Morning (UPDATED)

Lilly King and 7 other pros based at Indiana University will swim a “Pro Race Day” on Wednesday morning, swimming a series of full-speed races.

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SwimSwam Podcast: Ray Looze on What Makes a Perfect Breaststroke

Looze talks about the ins and outs of learning how to coach breaststroke, what he looks for in potential recruits, and how to build up a great breaststroke

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King, Miller & Grothe Among Pros Training In An Indiana Pond

Members of the Indiana pro group have been able to train in a pond twice a week on the grounds of a south Bloomington subdivision.

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Revered IU Alum & BHSN Coach Dave Tanner Dies At 70 Due To Cancer

Tanner swam for Doc Counsilman during his collegiate career, and would go on to coach Bloomington High School North for over two decades.

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Swimming From Home: Ray Looze on Best Comeback He’s Ever Seen

Looze recalls when Cuban Mario Gonzalez made an extraordinary comeback to take gold in the 200 breast on his home turf over both American swimmers.

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Ray Looze: We Have ‘Unfinished Business’ at Indiana, Won’t Pursue USC Job

Looze addressed a number of topics surrounding the abrupt end to the 2019-20 NCAA season, and the Olympic postponement, in a conference call Friday.

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Cody Miller & IU Pros Were Training In Evansville Prior To Olympic Delay

In his most recent vlog, Miller describes how he was making the two-hour trek from Bloomington to Evansville in order to train during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Training Blocks: A Week With Ray Looze & the Indiana Pro Group

Training Blocks: workouts from top college & pro training groups over the course of a week, to see how the top minds in our sport build a training block.

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SwimSwam’s Top 3 (Wildly Speculative) Candidates for USC Head Coaching Job

Ray Looze has a good thing going at Indiana, but is the allure of the head coaching job at his alma mater USC enough to pull him away from Bloomington?

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2019 Swammy Awards: US Coach of the Year Greg Meehan

Meehan coached his swimmers to 9 medals at the 2019 FINA World Championships. That included 3 individual medals and 6 relay medals. 

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2019 Golden Goggles: LIVE Awards Show Recap

Follow along here as we will provide a live recap of tonight’s Golden Goggles awards gala.

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Indiana Men Set to Host Iowa, Michigan

The Indiana University men’s swimming and diving team will compete against Big Ten opponents Iowa and Michigan at the Counsilman-Billingsley Aquatics Center.

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Indiana Opens Season with Tri-Meet vs. Kentucky, Notre Dame

The Indiana University men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams are set to begin the 2019-20 season on Wednesday in Lexington, Ky.

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The Official SwimSwam Ballot for the 2019 Golden Goggles Awards

Do Regan Smith’s World Records upend Simone Manuel’s absolute medal haul and individual heroics? Let the debate rage on.

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