10 Things You Will ALWAYS Hear at a Summer Leauge Meet

Mom/Dad I need money for snacks. Now is the perfect time to get rid of all your unwanted loose change. We got spirit, yes we do! We got spirit, how ’bout you!? This is how you start an infinite cheer … Read MoreRead More

What to Expect as a “Swammer”

“Swammer” is your new title after finishing your career of endless practices and chlorine burn. Here are some things to notice once you retire the cap and goggles: You actually have eyebrows. As a swimmer it was completely normal to have bleached … Read MoreRead More

How to Pack for a Swim Meet

Summer meets are just around the corner so here are some must-have items to pack in your bag before the big day: Extra cap & goggles These are bound to be misplaced. Maybe even pack a back-up suit since they can … Read MoreRead More

Flawless Summer Swim Meets? No Way!

We all know that there aren’t many swim meets out there that go off without a hitch. One problem might lead to another and your meet is now 30 minutes behind schedule. This recurring “little hitch” or other issues include … Read MoreRead More

Coping with the Seasonal Highs and Lows: Advice from National Team Member Tim Phillips

Every swimmer experiences the ever-so emotional seasonal highs and lows. One week, you’re on cloud nine, destroying practice and going times that you have never gone before during test sets. You’re feeling great in the water. The swim meet that … Read MoreRead More

8 Things Swimmers Want to Hear from their Coaches

We’re excited to have you! Whether you’re a summer league swimmer or a college stud, nothing makes you feel more at home than a warm welcome from your coach. It makes you feel like your time spent under this coach … Read MoreRead More

Q&A with Katie Meili: The Importance of Nutrition

As swimmers, we always want to know what will make us better or how we can make that next big movement in our swimming career. We hear about the importance of nutrition and how it helps our body recover, but … Read MoreRead More

7 Things I Miss About Summer League

Coaches The coaches were enthusiastic and fun, but most importantly, they wanted to make sure you were loving what you were doing. Because summer league is typically not as competitive as year-round club swimming, the coaching staff has more flexibility … Read MoreRead More

The Difference Between Club and College Swimming

College and club swimming… It’s all the same, right? I mean, you’re still swimming with a team, working hard, and doing fly until your shoulders are dead, what could be so different? A lot, actually, and it all comes to light … Read MoreRead More

The Rivalry: Sprint VS Distance

Sprinters versus distance swimmers. A rivalry as old as time. With both groups being key components of every swim team and having the abilities to score valuable points during championship season, what brings such angst towards one another? … Read More