Maryland Swimming

Maryland Swimming

 

Our Vision:  To make swimming the sport of choice for Maryland.

Our Mission:  Maryland Swimming provides opportunities for athletes to participate in competitive swimming, reach their full potential, and develop skills for life-long success.

Our DE&I Mission: We need every swimmer, every coach, every volunteer, and every community member to commit to improving our diversity, equity, and inclusion.

Our Core Values:  Proactive Achievement, Respect, and Ownership.

News

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The Scholastic All American application for the 2020-2021 season is now open through September 6, 2021. The application must be completed by the athlete on the USA Swimming website. Athlete applicants must have a USA Swimming account. For more information please go to the USA Swimming Scholastic All American page.

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May 14, 2021 Message from Maryland Swimming General Chair: The recent CDC information certainly is good news. Many of you are asking what that means for the athletes, coaches, officials, and volunteers of Maryland Swimming. Many are also asking where USA Swimming stands with regard the new guidelines. I will outline what I know. USA Swimming is clear – each LSC and club must follow the facility, local, and state rules. Maryland Swimming is committed to work within the local and state rules and get swimmers in the water and...

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NBAC’s Ryan Branon qualified for the 2020/2021 USA Swimming Olympic Trials on Saturday evening at the USA Swimming 18 & U Cup held in Richmond, Virginia. Ryan won the 200 M Fly in a time of 2:00.90 which qualifies him for WAVE 1 of the USA Swimming Olympic Trials. Congratulations to Ryan!

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Maryland Swimming extends its condolences to the Towson University Swimming Community on the death of its founder and longtime coach, Ray Riordan.

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Congratulations to our Maryland Swimming contingent at Ft Myers Open Water National Championships! Kathryn Violette NBAC coach Caroline Benda NBAC Caitlin Hurley NBAC John Fitzsimmons NBAC John Koebel NBAC Luke Corey NAAC Matt Merle ASC Stephen Henderson ASC coach

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The Meet Announcement is out for the Super Sectional meet next month in Richmond. Please disseminate in your LSC. OME open now http://www.easternzoneswimming.org/meet_info/2021_SuperSectionals_MeetAnnouncement.pdf

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This weekend at the Keystone Classic, Daniel Diehl broke two MDSI SCY Records. Our new Men 15-16 50 Free record is 20.15. Our new Men 15-16 100 Free record is 44.50, breaking Michael Phelp's 2002 record of 44.94. Congratulations, Daniel!

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Congratulations, Megan Gioffreda, who set three Para American records in the S6 classification 50 Freestyle, 200 Freestyle, and the 100 Backstroke at the Fox Invitational Championship this weekend!

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USA Swimming Governance Committee Frequently Asked Questions To the USA Swimming Community: This week, we are providing answers to some frequently asked questions that we have received. We are in the process of setting up a dedicated Governance Reform page on the USA Swimming website and these FAQs will be included there. Why is USA Swimming making these changes? The enactment of the Empowering Olympic, Paralympic and Amateur Athlete Act (EOPPA), signed into law by President Trump on October 30, 2020, is the catalyst for these changes. This Act amended...

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Do you want to be part of a diverse group of people who are striving to make swimming the sport of choice in Maryland? Do you know someone who could make a difference for our athletes? In our rapidly evolving world now is an exciting time to join Maryland Swimming! Positions up for election this year are: General Chair, Administrative Vice Chair, Finance Vice Chair, Secretary, Treasurer, Program Development Chair, Program Operations Chair, 4 Governance Committee Positions Following the new USA Swimming and MD Swimming Bylaws, we ask that you...