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February 29, 2012

Mass. May End Fall Girls Swim For Gender Equality

The Boston Globe, Emily Sweeneyhttp://bostonglobe.com/sports/2012/02/29/miaa-subcommittee-proposes-phasing-out-girls-fall-swim-season/Lpv2bY1fj4ed6DlbM7YK2J/story.htmlAn MIAA subcommittee has proposed phasing out the girls’ fall swim season by ...


May 11, 2011

Swim Coach Resigns After Trying To Pull Athlete Out Of Pool By Her Hair

Sporting News
http://aol.sportingnews.com/sport/story/2011-05-10/coach-resigns-after-trying-to-pull-swimmer-out-of-pool-by-her-hairAn assistant high school swimming coach in Sacramento has resigned from his position after trying to pull a swimm...


November 24, 2010

Coach Who Falsified Swimmers’ Times Now Accused Of Theft Of Pool Fees

FOX 59 (Ind.)Fishers, Ind. —Ken Stopkotte, who resigned as head coach of Fishers High School after falsifying swimmers times this summer is now accused of stealing nearly $17,000 from the local YMCA.Police in Tennessee have arrested Stopkotte o...


July 29, 2010

New Jersey Institute Of Technology To Keep Men’s Swimming

The New Jersey Institute of Technology, which had suspended the men’s swimming program in May due to budget concerns, has reinstated the sport. The women’s program, however, remains suspended. http://www.collegeswimming.com/news/2010/jul/28/nj...


June 24, 2010

Cahill Named National Swim Coach Of The Year

Tim Cahill, who had been nominated for the National High School Athletic Coaches Association’s National Coach of the Year in swimming three previous times (2005, 2006 and 2007) but, finally, in 2010, he has won the award. Cahill has coached for...


February 10, 2010

Swim Coach, Artist Gives Back To Community

Walt Bartman is the head swimming coach at Landon High School (Md.) and he’s also a talented artist. He puts his art skills to good use by selling his paintings, then donating part of the proceeds to worth causes. A few years ago, he donated $2...