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Bruce Gemmell honored as ASCA Coach of the Year

Tuesday, September 16th, 2014

Bruce Gemmell, head coach at Nation’s Capital Swim Club’s Georgetown Prep site and mentor of Katie Ledecky, was named Coach of the Year for the second year in a row by the American Swimming Coaches Association.

Andrew Seliskar claims junior world record to lead Team USA’s gilded start

Thursday, August 28th, 2014

USA Swimming’s junior national team leapt out to a huge lead in the medal count after winning 15 medals on the first day of swimming at the Junior Pan Pacific Championships.

Preview: 5 storylines to watch at Junior Pan Pacs

Wednesday, August 27th, 2014

A year after medaling at junior world championships, Andrew Seliskar and Isabella Rongione return to the international stage at the 2014 Junior Pan Pacific Championships in Maui, Hawaii.

Andrew Seliskar to lead USA Swimming’s Junior Pan Pacs team

Wednesday, August 13th, 2014

Nation’s Capital Swim Club had four swimmers named to the 2014 Junior Pan Pacific Championships team that will compete in Honolul, Aug. 27-31.

Katie Ledecky adds to her trove of world records

Saturday, August 9th, 2014

Katie Ledecky wins the 400-meter freestyle in world-record time at USA Swimming Nationals in Irvine, Calif.

Andrew Seliskar, Jack Conger on cusp of national team berths

Friday, August 1st, 2014

LOCALS NOTEBOOK: A host of All-Mets are set to compete in Irvine, Calif. at the U.S. Nationals, including Andrew Seliskar, Jack Conger, Janet Hu and Sarah Haase.

Flying Fish soar at division 1 relay carnival

Thursday, July 10th, 2014

Overlee earned their third straight division 1 relay carnival title in the NVSL with a four-point win over rival Chesterbrook.

Katie Ledecky breaks own 1,500-meter free world record

Thursday, June 19th, 2014

The 17-year-old Nation’s Capital product blazed her own world record in the 1,500-meter at the Woodlands Swim Team Senior Invitational Meet.

Andrew Gemmell, Becca Mann win 10-kilometer at Open Water Nationals; Isabella Rongione qualifies for junior team

Friday, June 13th, 2014

NBAC’s Becca Mann broke away to win the women’s 10K event on Day 1 at Castaic Lake.

Five locals storylines to follow at the 2014 Mesa Grand Prix

Wednesday, April 23rd, 2014

All eyes will be on Michael Phelps this Thursday and Friday at the 2014 Mesa Grand Prix, but here are five local storylines not to overlook.

All the links you need to enjoy the 2014 Mesa Grand Prix

Tuesday, April 22nd, 2014

Michael Phelps returns to the competition pool for the US2014 Mesa Grand Prix. Find all the links you need to follow along here!

NCAP wins four events to close NCSAs on top

Saturday, March 22nd, 2014

Nation’s Capital finished day 5 in Orlando with four victories and a team title.

Seliskar shatters NAG record in 200 breast; Bayer adds 100 butterfly record

Friday, March 21st, 2014

Andrew Seliskar, Cassidy Bayer set national age group records, continue Nation’s Capital’s dominance at NSCA Junior Nationals in Orlando.

Isabella Rongione, NCAP tally three victories on first night at NCSA Junior Nationals

Tuesday, March 18th, 2014

Isabella Rongione earned her first victory of the 2014 National Club Swimming Association short course junior nationals in Orlando with a come-from-behind victory in the 1,000-yard free.

Oakton girls, Robinson boys win 6A region titles

Saturday, February 8th, 2014

Hu just misses national high school record for Cougars; defending state champion Robinson boys also win.

Oakton girls, Robinson boys in position for 6A North Region title runs

Saturday, February 8th, 2014

Recap of the Virginia 6A North Region preliminary heats. Finals begin at 5:30 p.m. on Saturday.

Katie Ledecky, Andrew Seliskar double up on final night in Austin

Sunday, January 19th, 2014

NCAP stars Katie Ledecky and Andrew Seliskar both completed difficult doubles on the final night of competition at the Austin Grand Prix. [Gallery]

Katie Ledecky, Andrew Seliskar among locals to advance in Austin

Friday, January 17th, 2014

Plenty of locals and former All Mets competing at the 2014 Austin Grand Prix this weekend. Full coverage and locals results inside.

Age group-star Isabella Rongione joins NCAP, Katie Ledecky

Monday, January 13th, 2014

Isabella Rongione, formerly of FISH, joines Katie Ledecky to train under Bruce Gemmell.

Katie Ledecky’s new American record caps NCAP’s outstanding three days at Winter Nationals

Saturday, December 7th, 2013

Katie Ledecky and Janet Hu propelled Nation’s Capital to a women’s team club championship in Knoxville, Tenn.

Chuck Katis leads five NCAP swimmers into last night of finals

Saturday, December 7th, 2013

Katie Ledecky and Chuck Katis will swim in center lanes to conclude the competition at Winter Nationals.

Andrew Seliskar wins 400 IM; NCAP sets two NAG records on day two

Friday, December 6th, 2013

An American record and three national age group records were set on the second night of finals in Knoxville, Tenn.

Katie Ledecky, Janet Hu, Andrew Seliskar top qualifiers for day two finals

Friday, December 6th, 2013

NCAP qualified seven swimmers for Friday’s finals session during day two of the 2013 Winter National Championship in Knoxville, Tenn.

Janet Hu lowers national age group record in 50-yard free at Winter Nationals

Thursday, December 5th, 2013

Katie Ledecky, Andrew Seliskar, and Janet Hu highlight the first night of finals at Winter Nationals.

Winter Nationals: Day 1 prelims recap

Thursday, December 5th, 2013

Nine local swimmers advanced to finals in the first day at Winter Nationals.

Winter Nationals psych sheet released: Locals set to compete on national stage

Wednesday, December 4th, 2013

Katie Ledecky, Andrew Seliskar and others ready to compete at USA Swimming’s Winter Nationals in Knoxville, Tenn.

Megan Romano closes Minneapolis Grand Prix with fourth Win

Saturday, November 16th, 2013

Megan Romano opened her first, full professional season with four wins in Minneapolis. 14-year-old Isabella Rongione of McLean earned third in the 1,650-yard event.

Katie Ledecky, Jack Conger and Andrew Seliskar make 2013-2014 U.S. national team

Tuesday, September 3rd, 2013

USA Swimming reveals 2013-2014 U.S. senior and junior national teams on Tuesday. 2012-2013 All Met Swimmers of the Year Katie Ledecky and Jack Conger both make team.

Andrew Seliskar sets championship record in 200 fly at junior worlds

Saturday, August 31st, 2013

Andrew Seliskar earned his first gold medal on the final day of competition at the 2013 FINA junior world championships.

Andrew Seliskar lowers NAG record at junior worlds; U.S. add two golds on day two

Tuesday, August 27th, 2013

Andrew Seliskar reset his own national age group record twice in the 200 IM on day two at the 2013 FINA world junior championships. Team USA claimed five more medals.

Andrew Seliskar sets meet record at junior nationals

Monday, August 5th, 2013

Andrew Seliskar started his junior nationals campaign with a record-setting swim in the men’s 200-meter butterfly.

McLean topples league leaders to win NVSL all-star relays

Thursday, July 18th, 2013

The McLean Marlins upset Overlee and Chesterbrook to win the 2013 NVSL All-Star Relay Carnival.

World Trials Preview: Days 1-2

Tuesday, June 25th, 2013

Local seeds, TV/webcast schedule, and more to prepare you for the 2013 U.S. Nationals / World Championship Trials taking place in Indianapolis, June 25-29.

Katie Ledecky, Janet Hu shine at Winter Nationals

Friday, November 30th, 2012

Janet Hu set her first national age group record in the 15-16 year old age group, while teammate Katie Ledecky earned her first national title of the season.

Weekly wrap-up: Cassidy Bayer lowers national age group records; NVSL All Star recap

Tuesday, August 7th, 2012

Recaps from the Eastern Zone “Super Sectional” meet and NVSL All Star meet — picture gallery from All Stars included.

PVS Senior Champs: Cassidy Bayer breaks national age group record in 100 butterfly

Saturday, July 14th, 2012

Cassidy Bayer earns her second NAG record on Friday night at the 2012 PVS Senior Long-Course Championships.

Preview: final week of MCSL dual meets; NVSL week 4

Friday, July 13th, 2012

Previewing the top match-ups for the meets taking place this weekend, 7/14, in the NVSL and MCSL.

Weekly wrap-up: NVSL kicked off in week 2; summer league teams undeterred by stormy weather in week 3

Wednesday, July 4th, 2012

Recaps from week two and three of summer league action.

Weekend Round-up: Wu, Bayer win 20 events at PVS Junior Olympics; Area divers advance to East Nationals

Tuesday, March 20th, 2012

Timothy Wu sets three individual records at PVS Junior Olympics. Tim Faerber sweeps boards at Region 2 Diving Championships. Read more from both meets inside.

Dona, Grimm drop NVSL records at All-Stars

Monday, August 8th, 2011

Despite a slow Waynewood pool and some of the NVSL’s top talent off competing at national meets, All-Stars saw two league records fall on top of a number of exciting swims.

PVS long course age group championships recap

Monday, July 25th, 2011

Swimmers at the PVS Long Course Age Group Championships put up fast times despite the hot, sticky heat in Laurel this weekend.





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