USA Swimming
yesterday at 17:05. Facebook
“I now realize how much I love swimming and how important it is to me, and I want to push myself to keep improving every day."

Cassidy Bayer: Gaining Perspective from Experience
USA Swimming
03/23/2017 at 21:06. Facebook
"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

#1Volunteam: 8 Reasons to Volunteer as a Lane Timer
USA Swimming
03/23/2017 at 19:05. Facebook
“Our goal is that by the end of this year, one million children will be given the opportunity to learn to swim through the USA Swimming Foundation Make a Splash Local Partner network, and the grant money we award will help those who otherwise would not have the opportunity. We couldn’t provide these grants without the support of donors, sponsors and foundations who help support our efforts to...
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USA Swimming Foundation Awards $342,000 in Make a Splash Grant Funding
USA Swimming
03/23/2017 at 16:29. Facebook
"The final 5 yards of a race are often the most intense. Eyeballs are popping. Veins are pulsating. Muscles are aching. It’s a final desperate claw-and-stretch adventure towards that wonderful, wonderful timing pad."

A Swimmer's Thoughts During the Last 5 Yards
USA Swimming
03/23/2017 at 15:11. Facebook
Coach Keenan Robinson shares how instilling good nutritional values could win your team a $1,000 grant!

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USA Swimming
03/22/2017 at 21:13. Facebook
With travel meet season in full swing follow these simple tips to eat healthy on the road.

Have your swimmer learn more about nutrition on Deck Pass in this week's TrueSport lesson: [ Link ]

Travelling For Youth Sports & Eating Right
USA Swimming
03/22/2017 at 16:00. Facebook
"I was the stroke & turn official and my son was in my lane for breaststroke. Every time he came up from his stroke he would make a funny face at me and shake his head funny. It was very difficult to be professional face and not crack a smile. Obviously was not a best time swim for him either." - Jennifer Clow, Marauder Aquatic Club #OfficiallyAwesome

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Five of the Funniest Volunteer Moments
USA Swimming
03/22/2017 at 14:38. Facebook
#WorkoutWednesday: "Using the wall for leverage can help some swimmers develop a faster open turn."
USA Swimming
03/21/2017 at 23:08. Facebook
Don't forget tomorrow is the last day to submit your #SwimBiz Club Marketing Award nominations!

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USA Swimming
03/21/2017 at 22:24. Facebook
#TuesdayTips: "When it comes to food, consistent process means eating to fuel training and competition every day." #NutritionMonth

Tips for Consistent Nutrition
USA Swimming
03/21/2017 at 19:27. Facebook
From the pool to medical school for Michael Klueh:

"I am using the same skills I had in swimming. Dedication, determination, goal setting, time management, re-evaluation of how you pick yourself up after you didn’t do as well as you wanted to do -- those are fundamental goals swimming teaches you as a person. I’m so fortunate to have kept swimming as long as I did."

20 Question Tuesday: Michael Klueh
USA Swimming
03/21/2017 at 16:27. Facebook
"Beyond the gratitude we have for them simply showing up and being there, there are many things that volunteers do that goes above and beyond the call of duty and that ensures that our meet will go off without us having to worry about anything but swimming fast." #1VolunTeam

6 Things We Forget to Thank Volunteers For
USA Swimming
03/21/2017 at 14:50. Facebook
#MarchMadness in the pool continues with the Division I men's #NCAASwimDive Championships! Preview the action from Indianapolis, which kicks off Wednesday.

NCAA Div. I Men's Swimming and Diving Championship Preview
USA Swimming
03/20/2017 at 21:54. Facebook
We were lucky to have such helpful volunteers at Four Corners Sectionals over St. Patricks Day weekend in Lewisville, Texas! Thank you volunteers! #1VolunTeam
We're excited to bring home another win for SwimToday's #SwimUnited Campaign from PRWeek!

USA Swimming Captures PR News Week Award for #SwimUnited Campaign
“It was a great honor and a dream come true for me to swim in the Olympics, but I can’t let that be the last great thing that I do in swimming. If anything, it’s made me want to continue to prove that I was meant to be on that team.”

Blake Pieroni: Wanting More Since Rio
“You always get back more than you give. My dream really is that every person in Oklahoma will have the opportunity to learn to swim.” #1VolunTeam

#1VolunTeam Spotlight: Kathy Mendez Creates Inclusive Environment as Committee Chair
“We definitely have a lot of fun every day, and I want our social media posts to reflect that. It’s infectious when we post photos or video of our team members having fun or enjoying a successful meet; it gets everyone excited."

Back-to-Back #SwimBiz Club Marketing Award winners Sunkist Swim Team share the secret to great social media.

#SwimBiz Spotlight: Sunkist Connects, Communicates via Social Media
Congratulations to the 48 athletes selected for the 2017 National Diversity Select Camp! See you in May!

2017 National Diversity Select Camp Athlete Roster Announced
Two SwimJitsu courses means more opportunities to host! Learn about hosting a #SwimJitsu event this summer by joining our webinar Tuesday, March 21 at 1pm EST.

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