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Diver Annette Schultz Transfers to Florida from Louisville

The University of Florida women's swimming and diving team and head coach Jeff Poppell officially announced the addition of Annette Schultz to the program as a transfer on Monday afternoon. Schultz joins the Gators after spending her first two collegiate seasons at the University of Louisville, and ...

5 Things Coaches Should Know About Recruiting in a Virtual World

5 Things Coaches Should Know About Recruiting in a Virtual World A swarm of butterflies flutters through your stomach and your heart races. You tap on your spiral notebook and scan your checklist one last time. Why are you so nervous? You’ve done your research and more importantly, no one can see yo...

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Northern Arizona Diver Aly Jones Battling Back After Setbacks

Northern Arizona Diver Aly Jones Battling Back After Setbacks Contributed by Northern Arizona Athletics Early on in her life, Northern Arizona University diver Aly Jones knew she wanted to be a surgeon. So much so that her parents, even in jest, wondered what might be wrong with their daughter. "I w...

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Boise State University to Cut Swimming and Diving

Boise State University will be eliminating baseball and its swimming and diving programs due to the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a release sent out by Boise State. The decision will save the university an estimated $3 million. “This is one of the hardest decisions athletic departments have to mak...

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Steve Mellor Upgraded to Associate Head Coach at LSU

LSU Swimming and Diving’s Steve Mellor was named Associate Head Coach on Wednesday, after spending six seasons as Assistant Coach. “This is certainly long overdue for Steve,” said LSU head swim coach Dave Geyer. “His commitment to the team, department, and university has been appreciated ov...

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Swimming & Diving Coaches Ask NCAA to Delay Recruiting

The College Swimming and Diving Coaches Association (CSCAA) is calling on the NCAA to limit recruiting in the upcoming year. In a letter to members of the NCAA’s Student-Athlete Experience Committee (SAEC) and Division I Council Coordination Committee (CCC), the association requested an extension of...

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A Vision for NCAA Virtual Championship During COVID-19 Era

Vision for NCAA Virtual Championship During COVID-19 Era By Bob Groseth, Guest Author Berkeley, California, 1:52 p.m. Pacific time, March 22, 2022. Bjorn Carlson can’t even hear himself think as he stands behind Lane 4 for the final event of the final meet of the 2022 NCAA Dual Meet Championships. T...

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Casmera Wick Added to Rutgers Swimming and Diving Coaching Staff

The Rutgers women's swimming and diving program welcomes former letterwinner and two-time All-American Casmera Wick back "To The Banks" as an assistant coach, it was announced on Friday. Wick has compiled 11 seasons of coaching on the pool deck along with working alongside USA Swimming on the club l...

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Kai Bathurst Announces He Will Transfer to Cal from Indiana

Kai Bathurst has announced he will transfer to Cal from Indiana. Bathurst is a butterfly specialist that made the 2020 Big Ten Championship final in the 200 butterfly as well as the 200 freestyle. He made the announcement on Instagram: "I’m super stoked to announce my transfer to swim at the Univers...

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Southern Connecticut State Swimmer Jaylon Nixon Dies in Car Accident

Jaylon Nixon, a rising sophomore diver at Southern Connecticut State University, was killed in a car accident Sunday. He was 18 years old. Nixon was involved in a two-car accident in his hometown of Meriden, Conn., around 4 a.m. Sunday. He was ejected from his vehicle as it rolled over, and Nixon wa...