Tom Wilkens

NCAA First-Year Coach Update: Duke Women Earn Highest NCAA Finish in Program History

Duke women’s swimming and diving team earned the most points at NCAA Championships and ACC Championships in program history under Brian Barnes.


Fordham Expected To Announce Olympic Medalist Tom Wilkens As Permanent Head Coach

Wilkens was hired in October 2023 as interim head coach after longtime head coach Steve Potsklan’s departure last August.


Fordham Appoints Olympic Medalist Tom Wilkens Interim Coach After 7-Week Limbo

Olympic medalist Tom Wilkens was appointed Fordham’s new interim head coach on Friday, nearly two months after longtime head coach Steve Potsklan left.


Seven Weeks Later, Fordham Swimmers Still Without a Coach Ahead of Friday’s Season Opener

Fordham University swimmers are still without a coach more than seven weeks after the abrupt, unexplained departure of Steve Potsklan on August 22. 


Tom Wilkens Among 10-Member Stanford Athletics 2023 Hall of Fame Class

Wilkens was a five-time NCAA champion and was a member of the 1998 Cardinal squad that won the team championship title.

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Hall of Fame Swimming Coach Dick Jochums Dies at 81

Dick Jochums, a long-time swimming coach whose athletes frequented major U.S. international teams for nearly four decades, died Friday at 81 years old. 


Practice + Pancakes: Tom Wilkens, Brian Retterer Highlight Stroke Day at GMNY

On Tuesdays, GMNY has stroke day, and they get a couple of pretty unique guest coaches to come work with some of the groups


Director Brian Tremml, Star Tom Wilkens Discuss Making of The Water is My Sky

THE WATER IS MY SKY dives deep into the world of elite competitive swimming through the lives of three swimmers- Tom Wilkens, Connor Jaeger, & Taylor Garcia

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“The Water Is My Sky” Il Docu-Film Sul Sogno Olimpico Di 3 Atleti

“The water is my sky” (l’acqua è il mio cielo) è un documentario che uscirà la prossima primavera ed il cui trailer è stato pubblicato

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“The Water Is My Sky” Documentary Releases Trailer, Announces Spring 2021 Debut

The swimming documentary that has been in production for eight years has announced an expected release date of Spring 2021.


The World’s Largest Swimming Lesson

This year on June 22 3-time Olympic gold medalist Rowdy Gaines led the swim lesson at the Aquatica in Sea World. Olympic bronze medalist Tom Wilkens was in attendance at the event in New Jersey and Janet Evans emceed the event in Orange County. The goal is to reach out to as many people as possible to actively reduce the risk of drowning in the water.

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Olympian Connor Jaeger Featured in Swimming Documentary “The Water Is My Sky”

Jaeger, who just wrapped up his senior season at the University of Michigan, will be offering a glimpse into the world of professional swimming as he trains toward the 2016 Olympics in Rio.