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Another Choice: The Case For Division III Swimming (Part II)

Another Choice: The Case For Division III Swimming (Part II) Last month, in the first of two installments, college coaches weighed in on the benefits of NCAA D-III swimming (524 teams at last count) and the realities of finding an aquatic home in college. In Part II, we share the thoughts of Don Hei...

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Q&A With Ian Murray, Highly Successful Coach At Dynamo Swim Club

Q&A With Ian Murray, Highly Successful Coach At Dynamo Swim Club Life is good when one of your former swimmers (National Team member Brooks Curry) wins an Olympic gold medal one year and takes the NCAA 50 and 100 yard freestyle titles the next. Another of Ian Murray’s swimmers currently holds three ...

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An Excellent Choice: The Case For Division III Swimming (Part I)

An Excellent Choice: The Case For Division III Swimming (Part I) In the first of two installments, college coaches discuss recruiting and the realities of finding an aquatic home on one of the nation’s 524 NCAA Division III teams. In September, Jason Weber began his 17th year as head men’s and women...

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A Q&A With Sierra Marlins Coach Tim McCormick

A Q&A With Sierra Marlins Coach Tim McCormick A swimmer since age 4 and now a coach, Tim McCormick is continuing to find success with his USA Swimming Gold Medal club, Sierra Marlins, located in Northern California. • California State University, Chico, 1987-91 • California State University, Bakersf...

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Q&A With MIT Coach Meghan Sisson French

Q&A With MIT Coach Meghan Sisson French As the fifth female head swim and dive coach since 1997, Meghan Sisson French is continuing MIT’s winning aquatic tradition. • Springfield College (Mass.), B.S., applied sociology, 2012; MSW, 2015 • 4x member of Springfield team; NEWMAC champions, 2009, 2010 •...

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Coach Ben Titley on Periodization Training (Part II in Series)

Coach Ben Titley on Periodization Training (Part II in Series) Ben Titley is a disciple of Bill Sweetenham’s theories on periodization. In 2021, as head coach of the High Performance Center-Ontario, he worked closely with Penny Oleksiak and 10 other Canadian Olympians. For his efforts, he was named ...

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How They Train: The Workouts of MIT Standout Adam Janicki

How They Train: The Workouts of MIT Standout Adam Janicki A 2019 graduate of George Mason High School in Falls Church, Va., 6-5 Adam Janicki helped lead his Mustangs to the VHSL Class 2 state title. In the process, he set two individual state records in winning the 200 yard IM (1:51.64) and 100 back...