World Jr Championships Head Coaches Preview Managing Team USA (Video)


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  • Pool swimming: Tuesday, August 20 – Sunday, August 25, 2019
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The 2019 FINA World Junior Swimming Championships kick off on Tuesday, with 42 events being contested over six days. SwimSwam caught up with the head coaches of Team USA’s squad on the women’s (Crystal Keelan, Penn Charter Aquatic Club) and men’s side (Billy Doughty, DART Swimming) at US nationals once the team had been selected. Both Keelan and Doughty break down what being on an international travel team exactly entails.

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What a wholesome group of future “maybe” great swimmers


What are the names of the gals, left to right?

Ice Age Swimmer

Yes, a caption would have been great. I know the boys, but not the girls.

Ice Age Swimmer

Just saw the captions on another page. These are the team captains: Gretchen Walsh, Carson Foster, Lillie Nordmann, Luca Urlando, and Maxime Parker.

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