USA Swimming Picks Team for Short Course World Championships

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo., Oct. 24. USA Swimming announced the slection of a 26-person team to compete at the Short Course World Championships in Moscow next April 3-7.

Among the 26 athletes are 13 Olympic medalists from Sydney, three 2001 world champions and several members of the Goodwill Games and World University Games teams from 2001.

Six members of the team — three men and three women –represent the Irvine (Calif.) Novaquatics Swim Club, coached by Dave Salo. The team members, with hometown, swim club, school and coach, are listed below:

Chad Carvin, Laguna Hills, Calif., Mission Viejo,
Arizona ‘96, Bill Rose

David Denniston, Littleton, Colo., Auburn, Auburn '01
David Marsh

Eric Donnelly, Sarasota, Fla., Florida, Florida '02
Gregg Troy

Andy Haidinyak, Houston, Tex., Auburn, Auburn '03,
David Marsh

Klete Keller, Phoenix, Ariz., USC, Southern Cal '04
Mark Schubert

Jason Lezak, Irvine, Cal., Irvine Nova, UC Santa
Barbara '99, David Salo, PhD

Peter Marshall, Atlanta, Ga., Stanford, Stanford '04,
Skip Kenney

Aaron Peirsol, Irvine, Cal., Irvine Nova, Newport
HS '02, David Salo, PhD

Sean Quinn, Lancaster, SC, North Carolina, North
Carolina '03, Randy Erlenbach

Chris Thompson, Roseburg, Ore., Club Wolverine,
Michigan '01, Jon Urbanchek

Scott Tucker, Seminole, Fla., Irvine Novas, Auburn '97
David Salo, PhD

Erik Vendt, North Easton, Mass., USC, Southern Cal '03
Mark Schubert

Tom Wilkens, Middletown, N.J., Santa Clara, Stanford '98, Dick Jochums


Amanda Beard, Irvine, Calif., Irvine Nova, Arizona '03
David Salo, PhD

Lindsay Benko, Elkhart, Ind., Trojan, Southern Cal '99
Mark Schubert

Kristen Caverly, San Clemente, Calif., Unattached,
San Clemente HS '02, Vic Riggs

Haley Cope, Chico, Calif., Cal, Cal '01, Teri McKeever

Mary Descenza, Naperville, Ill., Academy Bullets,
Rosary HS '02, Bill Schalz

Rachael Komisarz, Louisville, Ky., Lakeside,
Kentucky, '99, Mike DeBoor

Colleen Lanne, Tucson, Ariz., Texas, Texas '01,
Jill Sterkel

Diana MacManus, Irvine, Calif., Irvine Novas, Irvine HS '04, David Salo, PhD

Diana Munz, Chagrin Falls, Ohio, Lake Erie Silver
Dolphins, Chagrin Falls HS '00, Jerry Holtrey

Gabrielle Rose, Memphis, Tenn., Irvine Novas,
Stanford '00, David Salo PhD

Kaitlin Sandeno, Lake Forest, Calif., USC, Southern
Cal '05, Mark Schubert

Staciana Stitts, Carlsbad, Calif., Cal, Cal '03,
Teri McKeever

Tammie Stone, Saginaw, Mich., Texas, Texas '98,
Jill Sterkel

Head Men’s Coach: Eric Hansen, University of Wisconsin
Asst. Men's Coach: John Trembley, University of Tennessee

Head Women’s Coach: Pat Hogan, Mecklenburg Aquatic Club
Asst. Women’s Coach: Rick Benner, Highlander Aquatic Club

Head Manager: Mary Jo Swalley, Santa Barbara Swim Club

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