Sarasota YMCA Sharks

2018 ASCA Age Group Coach of the Year Nominations

ASCA and Fitter and Faster announce the top 50 ‘age group coach of the year’ nominations.

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Distance Freestyler Nico Hernandez-Tome Commits to Alabama

Nico Hernandez-Tome of Riverview High School and Sararsota YMCA Sharks has announced his intention to swim for the University of Alabama next fall.


2018 YMCA SC National Championships Preview (PSYCH SHEETS)

Brendan Burns, above, already ranks 4th in the all-time 15-16 rankings in the 100 yard fly, and won Pennsylvania state titles in both the 100 fly and 100 back earlier this year.


Princeton Men’s Swimming and Diving Adds 9 for 2018-19

With their Early admission letters now in hand, nine future Princeton University men’s swimming and diving team members have announced…


Polyvalent Brett Riley Sends Verbal Commitment to Purdue

Two-time USA Swimming Scholastic All-American Brett Riley from Sarasota, Florida has announced his intention to swim for Purdue University next fall.

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FHSAA 2A Runner-up Hunter Scott Commits to Miami RedHawks

Hunter Scott from Rotonda West, Florida has announced her verbal commitment to Miami University in Oxford, Ohio, where she will…

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4x YMCA National Champion Matthew Nutter Commits to SMU

Matthew Nutter, of Sarasota YMCA Sharks and Cardinal Mooney Catholic High School, has committed to swim for the SMU Mustangs next fall.


Penn Gets Verbal Nod from Jamaica National Record-holder, Keanan Dols

Jamaican National Teamer Keanan Dols has verbally committed to the application process at Penn.

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Sprint Free/Backstroker Courtney Chapin Gives Verbal to Ohio Bobcats

Courtney Chapin of Bradenton, Florida has announced her intention to swim for the Ohio University beginning with the 2017-18 season.

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US Naval Academy Gets Verbal from Sarasota’s Campbell Lee

Sarasota YMCA’s Campbell Lee has given his verbal commitment to the United States Naval Academy’s class of 2020.

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Tennessee Men Pick Up Verbals from Matthew Garcia, Jared Clance

The Tennessee men have picked up a pair of new commitments, with Sarasota’s Matthew Garcia and Jared Clance verbally committing to join the Volunteers next fall.

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VIDEO: A day in the life of a swimmer, courtesy of Sarasota’s Ellie Berdusco

Swimmers and former swimmers of all ages will be able to relate to the video, put together by Sarasota YMCA Shark Ellie Berdusco, a high school senior and Notre Dame commit.

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Sarasota YMCA promotes from within, Brent Arckey to be new head coach

With head coach Steve Brown leaving to join the University of Arizona’s coaching staff, the Sarasota YMCA has promoted senior assistant coach Brent Arckey to be its new head coach, the team announced via Twitter this morning.

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World Records fall at Sarasota Masters Bumpy Jones Classic

Multiple world records were broken* at the Bumpy Jones Classic, held at the Selby Aquatic Center in Sarasota, Fla., June…

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US Junior Worlds Team Member Katz Verbally Commits to Nation’s Hottest Distance Group

Alexander Katz from the Sarasota YMCA has verbally committed to Michigan.