Nobel Committee Member #1: Remember when we gave Obama that Peace Prize?
Member #2: Yeah, hilarious! Never gonna top that one!
Member #1: Wanna bet?
Alamo College (San Antonio) needs an aquatic center supervisor
Breakout Performer OTY
Relay Performance OTY
Female Race OTY
Male Race OTY
Female Athlete OTY
Male Athlete OTY
The City of Hurst needs a recreation specialist - athletics/aquatics
Clements HS/FCST swimmer Brian Yuen died after suffering a medical emergency during a swim meet in Sugar Land yesterday. Please keep Brian's family, and the Ft. Bend ISD & First Colony swim programs in your prayers. More here
Blue Tide (BTA) needs a head age group coach
Recently-retired Texas assistant Kris Kubik weighed in on new UT Hall of Honor member Aaron Peirsol here
Aaron gets along with everyone he meets from every walk of life imaginable. He is as comfortable talking with Board Members of the International Olympic Committee as he is chatting it up with someone who is down and out living under the Pier on Balboa Island. If you spend more than five minutes with him, you will have a friend for life.
Lee HS (San Antonio) needs a head coach. Contact Nicole Franco at 210-356-0800
Article on new facility in Corpus Christi is here. Includes list of upcoming open water events around Texas.
Last, some news of progress for fans of local outdoor swimming: Corpus Christi Parks and Recreation recently released an aerial photo showing the concrete in place for the new Collier Pool. Collier is Corpus Christi's only year-round outdoor swimming pool. It has been out of commission since January, when it broke and closed in advance of the planned reconstruction. The new pool should open by summer, said Stacie Talbert Anaya, interim director of Parks and Recreation.
Southwestern Aquatics Team (SWAT) needs assistant coaches in the Sugar Land/Richmond area. Contact Ken Chang
Major Casey Bowen made a successful crossing of the English Channel last month. Story is here
“This is the pinnacle event in swimming,” Bowen said. “It’s been a long-term goal and just a personal challenge that I have been thinking of for a long time. We scheduled a crossing years ago.”
Cypress Fairbanks Swim Club (CFSC) needs an assistant. Contact Jim Bocci
WADA recently published their 2017 banned substances list.
Coppell YMCA needs a swim team coach
The City of Round Rock needs an aquatics supervisor
Rice University needs an aquatic center assistant director
Michigan women took the SMU Classic by one point over second-place Louisville. Results here