College

Recent

Read more

Arizona State Adds Legendary Dave Salo as Assistant Coach

Arizona State Adds Legendary Dave Salo as Assistant Coach Dave Salo has been hired as an assistant coach at Arizona State, the school announced on Wednesday. Salo, the longtime coach in at USC, will join new head coach Herbie Behm’s staff, alongside Derek Schmitt, Logan Hirka, Austin Pillado, Alex S...

Read more

8 Swimming 'Beige Flags': In Between a Green Flag and a Red Flag

8 Swimming 'Beige Flags': In Between a Green Flag and a Red Flag I am sure many people are familiar with the TikTok trend where individuals share their significant other’s “beige flags.” For those who are unaware of the humorous trend, a beige flag is something that somebody does that makes others t...

Read more

Virginia Swimming Promotes Jake Shrum to Associated Head Coach

Virginia men’s and women’s swimming and diving head coach Todd DeSorbo announced today (May 20) the promotion of Jake Shrum to associate head coach. Shrum has been a member of DeSorbo’s UVA staff since 2022, serving as an assistant coach. Over the past two seasons, Shrum has helped coach th...

Read more

Air Force Swimmer Madelyn Letendre Among Rhodes Scholars Recipients

Air Force Swimmer Madelyn Letendre Among Rhodes Scholars Recipients Air Force Academy swimmer Madelyn Letendre is among 32 American collegians to be awarded Rhodes Scholarships in 2023-24. The native of Monument, Colorado, is using an aspiring pilot who is using her studies to devise ways to strengt...

Read more

Jen Buffin Promoted to Take Over Head Job at Colorado College

Jen Buffin Promoted to Take Over Head Job at Colorado College Jen Buffin has been promoted to the head coaching job at Colorado College, replacing long-time coach Anne Goodman James. James announced her retirement in January, effective at the end of the season, after 18 years at CC and 48 as an NCAA...

Read more

Texas A&M Swim Coach Jay Holmes Will Retire After Olympic Trials

After more than 40 years at Texas A&M as a student-athlete and coach, men's swimming & diving head coach Jay Holmes announced he will retire after the 2024 U.S. Olympic Trials. "It's been an honor and privilege to represent Texas A&M University with the swimming and diving program," Holmes said. "It...

Read more

Arizona Names Ben Loorz Head Coach; Looking to Revitalize Program

Arizona Names Ben Loorz Head Coach Arizona on Wednesday hired Ben Loorz to fill its vacancy as the head coach of its swimming and diving program. Loorz arrives in Tucson after nearly a decade at UNLV. He led the Rebels to a WAC conference title on the men’s side last year, the team’s fourth consecut...

Read more

Utah adds Aly Tetzloff as an Assistant Coach

Utah adds Aly Tetzloff as an Assistant Coach The University of Utah has added Aly Tetzloff as an assistant coach, the school announced this week. Tetzloff joins the staff of Jonas Persson. The 14-time All-American at Auburn spent two seasons after retiring as a professional swimmer as an assistant c...

Read more

Tyler Fenwick Promoted to Senior Associate Head Coach at Virginia

Tyler Fenwick Promoted to Senior Associate Head Coach at Virginia When Todd DeSorbo took over the University of Virginia swimming program in 2017, Tyler Fenwick and Blaire Bachman (now Blaire Anderson) joined his staff right away and helped guide the program to remarkable success over the first seve...

Read more

George Washington Swim Coach Brian Thomas Resigns

George Washington Swim Coach Brian Thomas Resigns Brian Thomas last week announced his resignation as the head coach of George Washington’s swimming and diving program. Thomas was hired in 2018 and has been at the helm for six seasons. In addition to piloting the team through the COVID-19 pandemic, ...

Read more

Todd DeSorbo Named College Coach of the Year by USOPC

Todd DeSorbo Named College Coach of the Year by USOPC The United States Olympic and Paralympic Committee on Thursday named Todd DeSorbo its national college coach of the year. The USOPC honored eight coaches and staffers in its annual awards for outstanding leadership across Olympic sports. DeSorbo ...

Read more

Adjustments in College Season Have Aiden Hayes Looking Toward Trials

Adjustments in College Season Have Aiden Hayes Looking Toward Trials Chances are, if you knew of Aiden Hayes before he arrived at NC State, the two talking points would’ve been Oklahoma and the 50 free. The native of Norman and Swimming World’s 2021 Boys High School Swimmer of the Year, Hayes made h...

Read more

Interim Tag Removed for Tamber McAllister as Head Coach at BYU

Interim Tag Removed for Tamber McAllister as Head Coach at BYU BYU on Wednesday named Tamber McAllister the new head coach of the BYU swimming program. McAllister will oversee both teams, with Tyce Routson remaining in charge of both diving programs. McAllister replaces Shari Skabelund, who retired ...

Read more1

Texas A&M Hires Blaire Anderson as Director of Swimming and Diving

Texas A&M Hires Blaire Anderson as Director of Swimming and Diving Texas A&M Director of Athletics Trev Alberts announced the hiring of Blaire Anderson as the first Director of Texas A&M Swimming & Diving Monday. Anderson spent the last seven seasons on staff at the University of Virginia, most ...

Read more

Aaron Shackell Heading to Texas to Continue College Swimming Career

Aaron Shackell Heading to Texas to Continue College Swimming Career He spent the first few months of his college career at Cal before returning home to prioritize training for the upcoming U.S. Olympic Trials. Now, Aaron Shackell will head to a new destination for the remainder of his college career...

Read more5

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...