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An Open Letter to Summer League Swimming

An Open Letter to Summer League Swimming With the summer league season wrapping up in many parts of the country, we rerun this commentary from the Swimming World archive that provides tremendous perspective on the meaning of the summer campaign. By Molly Griswold The palms of your hands grip your el...

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The Week That Was: Six Ryan Lochte Olympic Medals Hit Auction Block

The Week That Was, Sponsored by Suitmate The Week That Was featured auctioning off Lochte's Olympic medals, reflecting on World Championship performances, announcing the CSCAA Names Scholar All-American Teams and more. The Week That Was #1: Six Ryan Lochte Olympic Medals Hit Auction Block [caption i...

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The Week That Was: Most Notable Moments from 2022 World Championships

The Week That Was, Sponsored by Suitmate The Week That Was featured both shocking and triumphant performances from the world's best swimmers at the 2022 World Championships in Budapest, Hungary. The Week That Was #1: Caeleb Dressel Ends World Championship Stint Early By David Rieder [caption id="att...

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25 Signs of A Swimmer - Without Saying So!

25 Signs of A Swimmer - Without Saying So! Swimming World told followers on Twitter, Instagram, and TikTok platforms to reveal statements that allude to the fact that they were swimmers without actually saying it. Here are some of the best responses of the "tell-tale" signs of a swimmer: https://www...

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2021 ASCA Hall of Fame Honorees & Awards Banquet Winners

The 53rd annual ASCA World Clinic celebrated the efforts of swim coaches around the world in Orlando, FL this month. Many of those coaches were honored at the Hall of Fame & Awards Banquet, introduced by Jennifer LaMont. LaMont was named ASCA CEO this spring and is the first female to lead ASCA in i...

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Charlie Kennedy Inducted into ASCA Hall of Fame (VIDEO)

Charlie Kennedy was recently inducted into the American Swimming Coaches Association (ASCA) Hall of Fame. Kennedy was recognized among other coaching greats Cyndi Gallagher and Ray Looze. This year, the annual ASCA World Clinic was held in Orlando, Florida. For over thirty-five years, Charlie Kenned...

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Ray Looze Inducted into ASCA Hall of Fame (VIDEO)

Coaching phenomenon Ray Looze was recently inducted into the American Swimming Coaches Association Hall of Fame. The induction ceremony was part of the annual ASCA World Clinic held this year in Orlando, Florida. Looze is most known for his role as head coach of Indiana University in Bloomington, In...

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Cyndi Gallagher Inducted into ASCA Hall of Fame (VIDEO)

Cyndi Gallagher was inducted into the American Swimming Coaches Association Hall of Fame at the 2021 ASCA World Clinic last Thursday. This year, the annual clinic was hosted in Orlando, Florida from September 15th-18th, 2021. After being with the UCLA Bruins Women's Swim Team for thirty-one seasons,...

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9 Unique Experiences as the Sibling of a Paralympian

On the day in which Robert Griswold captured the gold medal in the S8 100-meter backstroke at the Paralympic Games in Tokyo, we resend this piece by his sister, Molly Griswold. The article is a wonderful look and tribute to being the sibling of a Paralympian. By Molly Griswold Daily annoyances, insi...

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The Righties and Lefties of Team USA

During the 2021 USA Olympic Swimming Trials in Omaha, Nebraska, each athlete signed a drum to signify becoming an official member of the Tokyo Olympic Team. While watching this monumental moment, some may have just considered this a right of passage. But Swimming World was curious to investigate:  H...

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Phoenix Swim Club, Arizona Head Coach Opportunity

Phoenix Swim Club (PSC) is searching for a Head Coach who will build upon the team’s storied history and winning culture as they lead all our swimmers to becoming happy, healthy, and hard-working in the pursuit of personal excellence in and out of the water. The mission of PSC is to provide opportun...