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Skip Kenney, Iconic Stanford and Olympic Swimming Coach, Dies at 79

Skip Kenney, Stanford University’s iconic swim coach has died. According to sources, Kenney died on Sunday night at age 79 after a short time in hospice care. Kenney was one of the most successful college coaches of all time. He was also the head Olympic coach in 1996 in Atlanta and was an assistant...

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Florida Adds Alum John Hulvey to Coaching Staff

Florida Adds Alum John Hulvey to Coaching Staff The University of Florida announced on Monday the addition of John Hulvey as a volunteer assistant coach. A 2006 graduate of the Gators, Hulvey has been a coach for 15 years. He’s currently the head coach of Gator Swim Club in Gainesville. Hulvey is Ga...

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5 Holiday Season Swim Workouts to Give a Try

5 Holiday Season Swim Workouts to Give a Try As the conclusion of another year draws nearer, the holiday season is right around the corner. No matter what traditions and celebrations you may participate in outside of the pool, it is also a great time to finish the year strong in the pool. Winter can...

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12 Questions You Should Ask During College Recruiting Process

12 Questions You Should Ask During College Recruiting Process By Ashley Illenye (Archive) Each year, high school seniors must make one of the biggest decisions of their young adult lives: Where they will spend the next four years of their lives and educations. Recruiting trips primarily decide where...

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Division II Barry University to Add Men’s and Women’s Swimming

Division II Barry University to Add Men’s and Women’s Swimming Barry University announced last week that it will add men’s and women’s swimming to its Division II athletic offerings. Barry will add five programs for the 2023-24 academic year – men’s and women’s swimming, beach volleyball and men’s a...

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5 Ways to Swim Faster - No Talent Needed!

By Makena Markert, Swimming World College Intern. Have you ever felt like you were doing everything you possibly could to get better and weren’t seeing results? Consider trying these five things that require absolutely no talent. If you incorporate them into your life, you just might see the improve...

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Big Ten Weekly Honors: Ruslan Gaziev, Anna Peplowski Lead Award Winners

The Big Ten Conference announced its weekly swimming and diving awards. Big Ten Men’s Swimmer of the Week Ruslan Gaziev, Ohio State Gr. – Toronto, Ont. – St. Joseph – Major: Economics Helped the Buckeyes to a victory at the Ohio State Fall Invitational Finished second in the 100 Free (42.45) and 200...

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5 Integral Members of a Swimmer's Support System Outside the Water

By Maggie Lasto, Swimming World College Intern. The life of a swimmer is complicated. You can take the swimmer away from the pool, but you can’t take the pool away from the swimmer; or the chlorine for that matter. Swimming is a sport that not only follows you around, it also impacts the people clos...

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College Swimming Record Chase: What Barriers Could Be Broken in 2023?

College Swimming Record Chase: What Barriers Could Be Broken in 2023? After pulling away from Torri Huske and hitting the wall first for her second consecutive NCAA title in the 200-yard IM, Alex Walsh looked genuinely shocked — not necessarily because of her victory but because she had recorded the...

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6 Team Bonding Ideas To Unite the Squad

By McKenna Ehrmantraut, Swimming World College Intern. As the summer winds down and the school books come out, college swimmers are preparing for another eventful season full of grueling practices and best times. While the coaches are preparing tough sets, team captains are looking for ways to help ...

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Jordan Crooks, Maggie MacNeil Lead Way in SEC Weekly Honors

Jordan Crooks, Maggie MacNeil Lead Way in SEC Weekly Honors Off outstanding performances in last weekend’s college invitationals, Tennessee’s Jordan Crooks and LSU’s Maggie MacNeil earned swimmer of the week nods in the latest SEC Weekly Honors, released Tuesday. The Volunteers swept the men’s categ...

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Louisville Sweeps ACC Swimmer of the Week Honors

Louisville Sweeps ACC Swimmer of the Week Honors Louisville swept the ACC swimmer of the week honors, announced Tuesday, with Gabi Albiero named the women’s swimmer of the week and Abdelrahman El-Araby winning for the men. North Carolina’s Aranza Vazquez and Miami’s Max Flory took home the diver of ...

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4 Things to Remember When You Feel Like Giving Up

By Chandler Brandes (From the Archive) It has come to that point in the season. Exams are around the corner, it’s getting darker earlier, and holiday training is fast approaching. Many midseason meets are over, and maybe we had a great meet, or maybe it didn’t go how we had planned. Long story short...

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Relay Records Bookend SMU Men’s Team's Win at SMU Invitational

Relay Records Bookend SMU Men’s Team's Win at SMU Invitational Southern Methodist University’s men’s swimming team bookended the weekend with relay pool records in winning the 2022 SMU Invitational. The Mustangs started with at time of 1:17.17 in the 200 free relay to chip one-hundredth of a second ...

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Iowa State Distance Contingent Leads to Win at Kansas Classic

Iowa State Distance Contingent Leads to Win at Kansas Classic Iowa State’s distance group powered the way to a Sunday surge in fending off the host Jayhawks to win the Kansas Classic. The teams went back and forth over the three-day meet, Iowa State leading by two points after one day of competition...