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You want more competitive swimmers? Make swim meets shorter!!

“If I had only one day left to live I would spend it at a swim meet because they last forever.” I’ve seen this on swimmers’ t-shirts at swim meets across the country, and I couldn’t agree more. I was recently visiting with USA Swimming in Colorado Springs when we began discussing how to get […]

“Ownership Models” of USA Swimming Club Teams

  There are currently three primary organizational or ownership models for USA Swimming Clubs.  The first is the club that is in partnership with a certain facility or institution.  A second, sometimes-similar structure is a program that is run by a booster organization – essentially by the parents of the participating athletes.  The third, which […]