Hunter Armstrong was a star in Greensboro, breaking the world record in the men’s 50 back while also winning the 100 back.
The success of Aitkens’ Sandpipers of Nevada team has been nothing short of extraordinary this month.
For the second straight year, Ron Aitken (above) has put three swimmers on the United States’ primary long course roster. This year, he was rewarded with an official spot on staff.
The Sandpipers of Nevada were out in full force at the Team Rebel Long Course Opener this past weekend.
16-year-old Abby Dunford took off 18 seconds to win the women’s 1500 freestyle at the Canadian Swimming Trials in a time of 16:20.26.
USOPC honors Ron Aitken as Developmental Coach of the Year and Todd DeSorbo as College Coach of the Year.
Todd DeSorbo was one of eight coaches honored, with recipients coming from five different sports.
As is so often the case, the most obvious candidate to take over the head coaching job at USC is already on deck in South Central LA.
Ron Aitken has been named the recipient of the Swammy Award for US Club Coach of the Year following a dominant year by his Sandpipers of Nevada.
Virginia head coach Todd DeSorbo is the 2021 Swammy US Coach of the Year, having won Women’s NCAA championship and coaching multiple Olympic medalists.
In a year where competition returned in full force, see who gets honored with our 2021 Swammy Awards.
Katie Grimes and Bella Sims helped put the Sandpipers of Nevada three seconds under the existing 15-18 NAG Record in the 800 free relay.
In spite of not being publicly named to the U.S. Olympic coaching staff, Sandpipers of Nevada coach Ron Aitken has been taken to Tokyo anyway.
Aitken goes into full detail on what his 3 distance girls have been doing at the Olympic Training Camp (which he got to attend and coach at) in Hawaii
Ron Aitken (above), second from right) coaches 3 swimmers who qualified for the US Olympic women’s swimming team over the last 8 days.