Tim Hinchey

Ten Ways to Make Swimming a Bigger and Better Sport

In 1996, shortly after the Olympic Games of Atlanta, I wrote an article with the same title as this one. I will recap the original 10 suggestions now and provide an assessment of where we are today with new suggestions on how we might make swimming a bigger and better sport.

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Athletes Could Face 1-to-2-Year Bans If Energy For Swim Isn’t Approved

FINA’s refusal to approve the Energy for Swim 2018 meet could lead to bans of between one and two years to athletes who compete, sources say. And athletes are currently caught in the middle of the standoff, waiting for each other to make decisions on whether to compete in the unapproved meet.

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Former USA Gymnastics Boss Arrested, Accused of Evidence Tampering

Former USA Gymnastics CEO Steve Penny was arrested this week and accused of evidence tampering during an investigation into sex abuse allegations within the sport.

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CMO Matt Farrell Leaving USA Swimming For Executive Golf Channel Role

USA Swimming’s Chief Marketing Officer Matt Farrell will be leaving the organization after 13 years to take an executive role with the Golf Channel.

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Amid Criticism, USA Gymnastics Interim CEO Steps Down After Five Days

USA Gymnastics CEO Mary Bono stepped down today amid heavy criticism from athletes, just five days after she was named CEO of the gymnastics federation.

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Hinchey Testifies For Congress, Notes SafeSport Response Time

USA Swimming CEO Tim Hinchey testifed for a Senate Subcommittee Wednesday, giving some updates on USA Swimming’s progress in the area of SafeSport and especially emphasizing the need to speed up response time to sexual abuse complaints.

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Tim Hinchey Among CEOs to Testify For Congress Today

USA Swimming CEO Tim Hinchey will be one of five sports federation executives to testify before a Congressional Subcommitee today as part of a hearing about athlete safety.

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USA Swimming HOD Approves Alcohol Sales and Sponsorship Rules

USA Swimming is moving forward with the Alcohol, Tobacco, and Gambling Task Force’s suggestions for implementing alcohol sales and sponsorships.

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WATCH: USA Swimming Executive Leadership Panel

This week at the United States Aquatic Sports Convention in Jacksonville, Florida, USA Swimming hosted a Q&A with its executive…

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Knoxville, TN To Host 2019 Pro Swim Series Opener Jan 9-12

Knoxville, Tennessee will host the first stop of the 2019 TYR Pro Swim Series on January 9-12.

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Hinchey: If Bowman Incident Happened Today, No Olympic Coaching Role

USA Swimming CEO Tim Hinchey fielded questions about the inappropriate text messages sent by coach Bob Bowman in 2011, saying that if a similar incident happened under Hinchey’s leadership, the new CEO wouldn’t appoint the coach to an Olympic coaching role.

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USA Swimming Hires Jon Urbanchek as National Team Technical Advisor

USA Swimming is naming acclaimed coach Jon Urbanchek to the newly-created role of “national team technical advisor.”

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Hinchey Testifies For Congress, Apologizes For Sex Abuse In Swimming

USA Swimming CEO Tim Hinchey testified for a Congressional subcommittee today, apologizing on behalf of USA Swimming for sexual abuse suffered by swimmers.

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USA Swimming CEO Tim Hinchey To Testify For Congress On Sex Abuse In Sport

USA Swimming CEO Tim Hinchey is one of several sports executives scheduled to testify for Congress about sexual abuse in Olympic sports, USA Today reports.

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USA Swimming CEO Tim Hinchey Meets With Abuse Victim Sarah Ehekircher

On Tuesday, May 1st, USA Swimming Tim Hinchey and Sarah Ehekircher met at the food court at IKEA in Centennial, Colorado. The topic…

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