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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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Bryant Bulldogs Swim Camp Returns for Summer 2022

Bryant University swimming and diving is hosting its Bulldog Swim Camp this summer. The camp runs from June 27-30 at the Bryant University campus in Smithfield, RI. The mission of Bulldog Swim Camp is to provide a competitive environment that teaches and trains swimmers at all levels.  Their primar...

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Greensboro Aquatic Center to Host 2023 ACC Championships

Greensboro Aquatic Center to Host 2023 ACC Championships The ACC Championships are returning to the Greensboro Aquatic Center. The ACC announced on Twitter on Thursday the sites of all its championships for the 2022-23 school year. Men's and women's swimming will be combined and at the GAC Feb. 14-1...

6 Reasons Your Swim Team Becomes Your Family

By Emma Foster, Swimming World College Intern Swimmers are a special breed. Even most non-chlorinated people understand that. On college campuses around the country, swimmers are the ones known for bringing that squeaky-clean chlorine smell into the classroom, eating an unprecedented amount of food,...

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35 Things Swimmers Forget to Be Thankful For

By Chandler Brandes, Swimming World College Intern We all have a love-hate relationship with swimming. Although we sometimes complain about the early mornings and the hard workouts, at the end of the day, we all keep coming back. We can get caught up in the stress of balancing classes, homework, pra...

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Mike Bottom Receives Contract Extension From University of Michigan

The University of Michigan announced that the contract of head swimming coach Mike Bottom will be extended through the 2026-27 season. Bottom has been the head men's coach for the past 13 years and the head women's coach for the past eight. "I am thrilled to extend Mike's leadership of our men's and...

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How Can You Benefit From a Strong Relationship With Your Coach?

Swimming is a sport that requires an immense amount of physical, mental and emotional energy. When you are pushing yourself to your limit every day, it makes it easier to have a good relationship with your coach. Your coach is someone that you see almost every day for hours on end, so being close wi...

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5 Helpful Tips to Expertly Balance School and Swimming

5 Helpful Tips to Expertly Balance School and Swimming By Caitlin Daday One often over-looked difficulty of any sport at the college level is the need for student-athletes to be just that--STUDENT-athletes. From the outside, most of our non-athlete peers only see the glamours but tend to forget that...

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Kate Douglass Named Honda Sport Award Winner for Swimming and Diving

Virginia junior Kate Douglass was named the Honda Sport Award winner for Swimming & Diving as announced today by Chris Voelz, Executive Director of THE Collegiate Women Sports Awards (CWSA). The Honda Sport Award has been presented annually by the CWSA for the past 46 years to the top women athletes...

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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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Pei Lin Named Cal Diving Coach

Pei Lin, a three-time NCAA runner-up and a Chinese national champion, has been named head diving coach at California, men's and women's swimming & diving head coaches David Durden and Teri McKeever announced Thursday. "I'm honored and grateful to have this opportunity to be part of the Cal men's and...

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Illinois Hires Jeana Kempe as Swimming and Diving Coach

Illinois Hires Jeana Kempe as New Swimming and Diving Coach The University of Illinois on Wednesday announced the hiring of South Carolina assistant coach Jeana Kempe as its new head coach. The hiring is pending approval at the university’s Board of Trustees meeting in July. Kempe spent one season a...

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Pitt Hires Cal Assistant Chase Kreitler as Head Coach

Pitt Hires Cal Assistant Chase Kreitler as Head Coach The University of Pittsburgh has turned to University of California assistant coach Chase Kreitler as its new head coach, the school announced Tuesday. Kreitler spent the last four seasons as an assistant to the men’s team in Berkeley, coaching a...