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What a UNC Athlete Did for her Injury Struggles

College swimming is in Emma Feehery’s DNA. Her mother, father, aunt, uncle, and cousin all swam in college, making her future undeniable. Primarily a distance freestyler, Feehery is an excellent addition to the UNC team. Feehery just finished her freshman year at UNC but faced struggles immediately as she got to campus. She had severe

February 22, 2021 Allison Goldblatt

World Swimming Champion, Zane Wadell, Advises Athletes on How to Compete at the Next Level

Zane Waddell plunged his way to a swimming World Champion. He is from Bloemfontein, South Africa, who competed for the University of Alabama from August 2016 – May 2020. Zane graduated from the University of Alabama with a Management Information System and a Finance degree in May 2020.  This amazing young man won 10 SEC

November 30, 2020

UC Berkeley & Olympic Swim Coach, David Durden, Dives into Advice

LRT Sports sat down with Dave Durden, the Head Coach for the men’s swim team at the University of California, Berkeley. Durden is diving into his 13th season with Cal in 2019-2020 and was also on the coaching staff for the 2016 Olympic team in Rio de Janeiro. Since the 2009-10 season, Cal has not

March 2, 2020

South Dakota’s Swim Coach Dives into Academics and the Recruiting Process

Jason Mahowald, University of South Dakota‘s men’s and women’s swimming and diving coach, dives into his 15th season with the Coyotes this 2019-20.. Coach Mahowald’s helped progress the program from a DII to DI in the 2009-10 season.  At the NCAA DII National Championships, Mahowald led the women’s swimming and diving team to three-straight-top finishes.

January 13, 2020

Boston University Swim and Dive Coach Bill Smyth Reveals His Expectations For Incoming Athletes

A big question that we asked Coach Smyth was, what’s the essential quality that you look for in a recruit? According to BU Men’s and Women’s Swimming and Diving coach Bill Smyth, the answer is to be “fit.” However, it’s not the kind of fit that you would normally expect. Smyth says it’s more about

December 28, 2018

U.S. Naval Academy Men’s Swimming & Diving Head Coach, Bill Roberts, Talks Desire to Compete

Bill Roberts is the Men’s Swimming & Diving Head Coach for the U.S. Naval Academy. He hails from Aurora, New York and went to school at Springfield College. Roberts has been the head coach for 15 seasons at the academy and has been with the program for a total of 18 years. In each of

December 7, 2018

7 Tips To Becoming a Better Swimmer

Following these seven tips will put you on the right track to becoming a better swimmer. Having some sense of how to improve will give you  direction, and it will give you something to strive for. I am a swimmer for the University of Boston and this are some tips that I live by. #1:

August 23, 2018