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Pitt Hires Rebecca Westfall as New Assistant Coach

The Pitt swimming & diving program has named Rebecca Westfall as new assistant swimming coach and director of women’s recruiting, head coach…

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SwimSwam’s NCAA Insider: Westfall On Quality-Based Coaching Philosophy

In this installment in our ongoing series, new Indiana State assistant coach Rebecca Westfall talks about her coaching philosophy, both in terms of training and personal growth.

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SwimSwam’s NCAA Insider: Hogwarts Housing For Indiana State Freshmen

In this installment in our ongoing series, new Indiana State assistant coach Rebecca Westfall talks about getting to know Indiana State’s inaugural freshman class – including some questions about barbecue and Hogwarts housing.

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SwimSwam’s NCAA Insider: Rebecca Westfall On Building New ISU Program

In this installment of our ongoing series, new Indiana State assistant coach Rebecca Westfall talks about what it means to build a program from scratch, as she and head coach Matt Leach are doing with Indiana State.

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SwimSwam’s NCAA Insider: Rebecca Westfall On Leaving UNC Asheville

In this installment of our ongoing series, new Indiana State assistant coach Rebecca Westfall talks about the decision to leave UNC Asheville and take the leap into starting a brand-new program from the ground up.

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Kinetic Energy in Swimming – Part 2: The Core is King

Since we last caught up with Rebecca Westfall and Gary Sturdy’s exploration of swimming and physics, Rebecca’s has found a…

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Rebecca Westfall Hired as New Assistant at UNC-Asheville

ASHEVILLE, N.C. – UNC Asheville women’s swimming coach Elizabeth Lykins today announced the hiring of former Texas A&M standout Rebecca…

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Kinetic Energy in Swimming – Part 1.2: Wasted Movement Continued

In part 2 of this two part introduction to how Sturdy and Westfall try to translate physics into speed, Rebecca Westfall and Gary Sturdy look more at how swimmers like Missy Franklin take advantage of their kinetic energy.

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Swimming With Physics: Why Do Swimmers Go Faster When They Feel Slower?

Rebecca Westfall (left) and Gary Sturdy (right) have put their collective physics and swimming knowledge together and they believe that they’ve come up with a breakthrough for swim technique.

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