Entries for the 2017 CSCAA Open Water Championship are open now. Each race will be limited to 70 participants and entries will be admitted based on time of form submission.Read More
What does it actually take to win? How big a budget? What Salary level? How many scholarships? What type of facility? How many assistants?
We get asked for benchmarks on these and other metrics often. The data we collect allows us to better advocate for our sport, your program and you, our members. The more we know, the more we can help.Read More
When it comes to success in your professional life, you must compete! My observation after almost one full year of consulting, teaching, writing and speaking is that there is a severe lack of courage in leadership today in every walk of life. As a leader, you exist to solve problems and make decisions. If there were never any problems, your school wouldn’t need you! You also exist because someone has to make a decision. How do you find real competitors for your organization?Read More
The College Swimming & Diving Coaches Association of America (CSCAA) has selected a record 997 swimmers and divers for its Scholar All-America team. The selections recognize students that have achieved a grade point average of 3.50 or higher and have participated in their respective NCAA/NAIA/NJCAA Swimming and Diving Championships.Read More
For the first time in the 95-year history of the College Swimming & Diving Coaches Association of America (CSCAA) more than 700 teams have received Scholar All-America recognition. In total, 720 teams, representing 443 institutions achieved a grade point average of 3.0 or higher during the Spring 2017 Semester.Read More
By Greg Earhart
I’m asked all the time “How do I get into college coaching?”
Here’s the answer: Be more like Justin Jennings.
Justin passed away last week from complications of colon cancer. I’m pissed and I’m sad.
By George Kennedy
I retired from Johns Hopkins on June 30, 2017, and while I would love to say "and haven't looked back". That just is not true. It would be difficult just to leave after 31 years, go "cold turkey", and not look back (or continue to stay in the sport). In fact, it would be nearly impossible. So, it has been a thrill to work as a volunteer coach at Johns Hopkins and speak about some of the life skills learned in my decades as head coach.Read More
Longtime Air Force women's swimming coach Casey Converse has been selected for the Richard E Steadman Award by the College Swimming and Diving Coaches Association of America. The Richard E. Steadman award is conferred annually to a swimming or diving coach in high school, club, or university ranks who, in the opinion of the International Swimming Hall of Fame, Inc. the CSCAA Forum, and the CSCAA, has done the most to spread happiness in Coach Steadman’s beloved sport of swimming and diving. Converse will be recognized at the CSCAA's 57th Annual Awards Banquet on May 8th at the Bahia Resort in San Diego.Read More
Longtime C-M-S Athletic Director Michael Sutton has been named the College Swimming and Diving Coaches Association of America's Ben Franklin Award-winner. Awarded to the individual, or organization, whose efforts and or innovations best promote the integrity and enhancement of the student-athlete ideal. Sutton will be recognized at the CSCAA's 57th Annual Awards Banquet on May 8th at the Bahia Resort in San Diego.Read More
Bev Ball, a mainstay of West Texas Swimming has been awarded a Lifetime Achievement Award by the College Swimming and Diving Coaches Association of America. The coaching legend will be recognized at the CSCAA's 57th Annual Awards Banquet on May 8th at the Bahia Resort in San Diego.Read More
Longtime Purdue Athletic Director Morgan Burke has been selected for the Charles McCaffree Award by the College Swimming and Diving Coaches Association of America. The McCaffree Award is presented annually to an individual connected to the sport of swimming and diving who has achieved outstanding success outside of the pool. Burke will be recognized at the CSCAA's 57th Annual Awards Banquet on May 8th at the Bahia Resort in San Diego.Read More
Applications are now available for the Spring 2017 CSCAA Scholar All-America Teams. The Scholar All-America award is presented to college and university swimmers and divers, who have achieved both academic and athletic excellence over the semester/quarter coinciding with their respective NCAA/NAIA/NJCAA Swimming and Diving Championships.Read More