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National Pool Opening Day: Facilities Opening Across the Country

Sat, 29 Apr 2017 16:41:35 Z

Cannonballs, Marco Polo, swim races in the sunshine… Outdoor season comes around...




Phil Whitten's Tribute to Chuck Wielgus

Fri, 28 Apr 2017 22:42:33 Z

It was with profound sadness that I learned last Sunday morning of Chuck Wielgus’s passing. His many friends and admirers – among which I count myself – not to mention his family and the world swimming community have lost a true giant.



Donations, Celebration Gathering Information for Chuck Wielgus

Thu, 27 Apr 2017 14:59:43 Z

A Celebration Gathering for Chuck Wielgus has ...




Chuck Wielgus Leaves Behind Monumental Legacy

Wed, 26 Apr 2017 20:53:09 Z

In a news release announcing his retirement from USA Swimming earlier this year, Chuck Wielgus sa...




Schaller: Chuck Wielgus Was a Friend, Mentor

Tue, 25 Apr 2017 22:56:45 Z

Bob Schaller has been a contributor for USA Swimming’s Splash magazine and USASwimming.org for about two decades now – almost as long as Chuck Wielgus was the organization’s executive director. Schaller writes about his relationship with Chuck over the years, and about the indelible mark Chuck made on USA Swimming.



USA Swimming CMO Matt Farrell's Personal Thoughts on the Passing of USA Swimming’s Chuck Wielgus

Mon, 24 Apr 2017 21:18:26 Z

USA Swimming announced on Sunday the sad news of the passing of Chuck Wielgus. He was a friend, mentor and great leader. I remember vividly the day 10 years ago when a group huddled in his office and he shared that he was diagnosed with cancer. He delivered the news straight, almost like he was sharing what he did that weekend. He didn’t want sympathy and sure as heck didn’t want us to treat him any differently. And we didn’t.



Remembering Chuck Wielgus

Mon, 24 Apr 2017 15:28:15 Z

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Mike Unger Named USA Swimming's Interim CEO

Sun, 23 Apr 2017 18:41:21 Z

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - USA Swimming has announced that Mike Unger



USA Swimming Mourns Passing of Executive Director Chuck Wielgus

Sun, 23 Apr 2017 16:22:30 Z

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo.Chuck Wielgus, who served USA S...




Seven Clubs Earn Marketing Award Honors at #SwimBiz Conference

Thu, 20 Apr 2017 16:24:46 Z

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – At USA Swimming’s annual #SwimBiz conferen...







#SwimBiz: Day Three in Social

Tue, 11 Apr 2017 21:43:03 Z

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#SwimBiz: Day Two in Social

Tue, 11 Apr 2017 02:38:11 Z

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#SwimBiz: Day One in Social

Mon, 10 Apr 2017 01:53:00 Z

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#SwimBiz: Pelican Athletic Club Culture Shift Positively Impacts Team, Community

Thu, 06 Apr 2017 17:17:00 Z

Almost as quickly as he arrived at the Pelican Athletic Club not far from New Orleans in July 2012, Head Coach Vic Moore worked diligently to effect weeping, positive change in and around his team.



#1VolunTeam Spotlight: Jim Hanton Helps Bring New Initiatives to Minnesota Swimming

Fri, 31 Mar 2017 16:03:00 Z

As General Chair of Minnesota Swimming for the past four years, Jim Hanton has played a key role in the LSC’s growth and improvements.



#SwimBiz Spotlight: King Marlin Uses Multicultural Marketing to Make Swimming ‘All-Inclusive’

Thu, 30 Mar 2017 16:47:00 Z

King Marlin Swim Team Coach Kathy Mendez has a simple yet highly inclusive viewpoint about kids and swimming.



Welcome to the New USA Swimming.org

Wed, 29 Mar 2017 12:19:00 Z

Welcome to the all-new USASwimming.org. Below is a guide to some of the most significant upgrades...




#SwimBiz Spotlight: Southeastern Swim Club Makes Waves on Social Media

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 15:40:00 Z

#SwimBiz Spotlight shares leading practices from clubs to promote themselves – through social media, sponsorship, communications and marketing. Please join us for the 3rd Annual #SwimBiz Conference on April 9-11 to learn from industry experts and other leading swim clubs.



#1Volunteam: 8 Reasons to Volunteer as a Lane Timer

Wed, 22 Mar 2017 16:59:00 Z

Taking a timer’s chair at a swim meet is like sitting in the “splash zone” at Sea World: you get an up-close-and-personal vantage point for all of the action, and you’re guaranteed to get wet (but you won’t smell like whale). Soggy feet aside, volunteering to time a lane is one of the easiest ways an individual can contribute to the sport. Here are 8 reasons why you should slip off your sneakers and volunteer as a lane timer.



#1VolunTeam Spotlight: Kathy Mendez Creates Inclusive Environment as Committee Chair

Fri, 17 Mar 2017 19:34:00 Z

Kathy Mendez has a long list of accomplishments and accolades when it comes to her resume as a swimming volunteer. She’s currently USA and Oklahoma Swimming’s Diversity and Inclusion Committee Chair, Oklahoma Swimming’s Diversity and Inclusion All Star Head Coach and the Native American Swim Meet clinic creator and Event Director.



USA Swimming Foundation and Starfish Aquatics Institute Expand Partnership

Fri, 17 Mar 2017 16:27:12 Z

All Starfish Swimming and PADITM Swim School programs now recognized as Make a Splash Local Partners



USA Swimming Captures PR News Week Award for #SwimUnited Campaign

Fri, 17 Mar 2017 15:38:00 Z

USA Swimming captured its second award for its summer #SwimUnited campaign in PR News Week's Best in Arts, Entertainment, Sports and Media Campaign for 2017. Teaming up with Colle + McVoy, USA Swimming created the two-part campaign that beat out finalists such as Netflix and P&G’s Thank You, Mom campaign.



#SwimBiz Spotlight: Sunkist Connects, Communicates Via Social Media

Thu, 16 Mar 2017 16:06:00 Z

Sunkist Swim Team Coach David Orr takes advantage of his background in acting and film making to help maximize his club's marketing efforts.



2017 National Diversity Select Camp Athlete Roster Announced

Wed, 15 Mar 2017 19:56:00 Z

USA Swimming has selected 48 up-and-coming athletes and seven coaches to participate in USA Swimming’s 11th Annual National Diversity Select Camp, to be held May 4-7 at the U.S. Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs.