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Villanova Swimming & Diving Hires Laura McGlaughlin as Assistant Coach

Villanova swimming & diving head coach Rick Simpson announced this week the hiring of Laura McGlaughlin as an assistant coach to complete the Wildcats staff for the coming year. McGlaughlin is a 2013 graduate of Villanova who previously worked on the team’s coaching staff and administratively in the...

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Big Ten Conference to Not Hold Swim Meets Until After January 1

The Big Ten Conference Administrator's Council has determined that with the exception of football, men's and women's basketball, and men's and women's ice hockey, there shall be no competition prior to January 1, 2021, in an email to swim and dive coaches obtained by Swimming World. "The Administrat...

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7 Swim Meet Tips for Spectator Cheering Squads

7 Swim Meet Tips for Spectator Cheering Squads By Gigi Picard Swimming World College Intern For any swimmer’s cheering squad, and maybe especially for parents, there is nothing more thrilling than stepping into the viewing gallery of a competitive swimming pool, breathing in the chlorinated atmosphe...

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In a Decade at UC Davis, Leyson Bring Harmony to Aggie Water Polo

Daniel Leyson has been all over the world for water polo, including an appearance at the Olympics—the highest level of competition for his sport. Along the way on a career that has taken him from club coaching with Rose Bowl to collegiate stops at his alma mater, USC (Class of ’92), and UCLA, to pla...

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Switching Things Up: The Best Cure for an Event Funk

Switching Things Up: The Best Cure for an Event Funk By Mark McCluskey In life, you might feel stuck in the daily grind and are searching for a way out. In swimming, you can also feel stuck in your training with little insight on how to progress and improve. One of the hardest things for a swimmer t...

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The Inner Workings of a Swim Family

The Inner Workings of a Swim Family By Jennifer Yoo Every swimmer knows the amount of time that their sport requires. As you spend countless numbers of hours in and out of the pool with the same people, they start to become your second family. Swimmers cherish their swim families and often make life...

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4 Myths About Swimming

4 Myths About Swimming By Natalia Kaczor “What sport do you play?” “I swim.” “Oh that’s fun; I swim in my pool all the time!” We have all been in a similar situation before. The frustration that builds up when hearing this is evident on our faces. Should we be offended, or just laugh it off? Swimmin...

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Wagner College to Add Men’s Swimming and Diving at Varsity Level

Wagner College announced Wednesday that it will add men’s swimming and diving as its 26th intercollegiate varsity sport. The Seahawks will begin competition in the 2021-22 season as a member of the Northeast Conference, which last week announced it will begin sponsoring men’s swimming and diving as ...

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Raena Eldridge, Asia Seidt Among Finalists for NCAA Woman of the Year

Texas A&M swimmer Raena Eldridge and Kentucky’s Asia Seidt were announced Thursday among the top 30 honorees for the NCAA Woman of the Year Award. Texas diver Alison Gibson and Washington & Lee swimmer Emily Hageboeck also made the cut of the final 30, selected from a list of 605 school nominees and...