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South Carolina Promotes Andy Eaton to Full Assistant Coach

South Carolina Promotes Andy Eaton to Full Assistant Coach Andy Eaton has been promoted from a volunteer assistant to a full assistant at South Carolina, the school announced Friday. Eaton arrived in Columbia after two seasons as an assistant coach at Franklin & Marshall. They were two of the best s...

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LSU Names Richard Salhus Assistant Swimming Coach

LSU Names Richard Salhus Assistant Swimming Coach Richard Salhus has been named an assistant on LSU swimming and diving coach Rich Bishop’s staff, the school announced Thursday. Salhus has spent the last three years at the United States Military Academy at West Point. Salhus managed the Black Knight...

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Sierra Schmidt to be Part of NBC Show ‘Dancing With Myself’

Sierra Schmidt to be Part of NBC Show ‘Dancing With Myself’ Swimmer Sierra Schmidt revealed Wednesday that she has been cast as a contestant on the new NBC dancing show, ‘Dancing with Myself.’ Schmidt made the announcement on social media. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Sierra ...

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Joseph Schooling, Quah Siblings Have Singapore Sailing at SEA Games

Joseph Schooling, Quah Siblings Have Singapore Sailing at SEA Games Behind the Quah siblings and Joseph Schooling, Singapore has dominated in the pool through the first four days of the Southeast Asian Games in Vietnam. Singapore has won 15 of the 27 gold medals doled out at Hanoi’s My Dinh Water Pa...

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Olympic Gold Medalist Bowe Becker Announces Retirement

Olympic Gold Medalist Bowe Becker Announces Retirement Bowe Becker, an Olympic gold medalist from the 400 freestyle relay in Tokyo, announced his retirement from the sport on Wednesday. Becker made the announcement on social media. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Bowe Becker (@b...

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Passages: Dick Fadgen, NCAA Champion and Long-Time Swim Coach, 86

Passages: Dick Fadgen, NCAA Champion and Long-Time Swim Coach, 86 Richard Dennis “Dick” Fadgen, an NCAA champion and American record-holder before a long coaching career, died on May 7 at age 86. Born in Rhode Island, Fadgen made a long career in the South, as a distinguished swimmer at NC State, th...

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Canada Names Commonwealth Games Squad; Kylie Masse Chasing Repeats

Commonwealth Games Champs Kylie Masse, Katerine Savard Named to Team Canada Kylie Masse and Katerine Savard headline the Canadian team for the 2022 Commonwealth Games, announced by Swimming Canada on Monday. The team comprises 31 swimmers, including eight para swimmers. Masse won the women’s 100 and...

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Utah Hires Jonas Persson as Head Swimming and Diving Coach

Utah Hires Jonas Persson as Head Swimming and Diving Coach Utah on Tuesday announced the hiring of Jonas Persson as the school’s next head swimming and diving coach. Persson had served as the program’s associate head coach for the last three seasons. It’s his second stint with the Utes, where he was...

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‘My Body is Done’: Caeleb Dressel Opens Up on Tokyo Struggles

‘My Body is Done’: Caeleb Dressel Opens Up on Tokyo Struggles As one of the American stars of the Tokyo Olympics, Caeleb Dressel lived under a microscope. The pressure of expectations – his own high hopes and the external ones lumped upon him –weighed heavily upon the American sprinter. The five-tim...

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Swimming Canada Names 10 to New High Performance Athlete Council

Swimming Canada Names 10 to New High Performance Athlete Council Swimming Canada this week announced 10 swimmers who will constitute the first High Performance Athlete Council. The council will be co-chaired by Olympic medalist Sydney Pickrem and Patrick Waters, a member of the 2019 Parapan Am Games...