Posts Tagged ‘Nation’s Capital Swim Club’
Less than 500 days until the 2016 Rio Olympics, but Potomac Valley swimmers have wasted no time qualifying for next next summer’s U.S. Trials.
Matthew Hirschberger and James Jones claimed gold in the 1,500 and 50 freestyle, and NCAP won a few in between as well on the final night of NCSA Junior Nationals.
John Shebat, Carsten Vissering, Andrew Seliskar and James Jones added the 400 medley national records in the 15-18 and 17-18 age group Saturday morning.
The California recruit continued his assault on the medal stands in Orlando, winning a fourth and fifth individual gold.
A photo gallery recap of Friday’s morning preliminary heats in Orlando.
Anyone did not stand a chance Thursday against the top-ranked high school swimmer in the country. And so not-anyone won two more golds.
Carsten Vissering and Andrew Seliskar finished 1-2 in the 100-meter breaststroke in top-five all-time times in Orlando.
Potomac Valley’s Junior Olympic Championships offer a glimpse at the future of DMV swimming, with a lot of huge swims in College Park.
The Potomac Valley’s best concluded three days of racing, as swimmers turn their attention toward NCSAs and sectionals.
Andrew Seliskar becomes the fifth fastest all-time performer in the men’s 200-yard breaststroke.
The California recruit took down the 17-18 mark in the men’s 200-yard breaststroke Saturday in Fairfax.
The Golden Bears broke the American and NCAA records in 800 freestyle relay and edged an All-Met-led Cardinal sqad in 200 medley.
Relive the action in Texas from the final night of racing at the 2015 Austin Pro Swim Series.
Katie Ledecky, Cassidy Bayer and Andrew Seliskar all claimed gold on the final night at USA Swimming’s Pro Swim Series in Austin.
Relive the action in Texas from the second day of competition at the 2015 Austin Pro Swim Series.
The second day in Austin produced more hardware for the 17-year-old freestyle sensation.
Watch Katie Ledecky win the women’s 100 freestyle and an amazing sub-52 second swim in the men’s 100 butterfly by Jack Conger on Day 1 in Texas.
Results from Day 2 of the Austin Pro Swim Series. Updated live.
The Stanford recruit claimed double gold on the first night in Texas.
Results from Day 1 of the Austin Pro Swim Series. Updated live.
Follow the action in Austin with these links and storylines.
The best high school swimmers at the beginning of the year were the best swimmer of the entire year.
Among Potomac Valley 12-and-unders, NCAP’s Brett Feyerick and the FISH’s Madelyn Donohoe were a cut above the rest in 2014 — barely.
Katie Ledecky, Andrew Seliskar gave us the best performances of the year, and plenty of options to choose from.
A year ago, John Shebat and Morgan Hill were relative unknowns. Entering 2015, they’re among the area’s brightest stars.
Giulia Baroldi, James Jones recognized for their extraordinary, if not celebrated at the time, performances from Tom Dolan and junior nationals.
Nation’s Capital Swim Club was named USA Swimming’s top program in its Club Excellence Program for 2015.
Katie Ledecky won two individual events, as did Andrew Seliskar and Ryan Catron, 12, to finish the final session at the University of Maryland.
Nation’s Capital Swim Club’s 11-12 girls broke a freestyle relay record, while their boys re-set a record broken earlier this season.
Andrew Seliskar took down the 17-18 boys’ 200-yard butterfly national record, and Reece Whitley lowered his own mark in the 13-14 boys’ 200 breaststroke.
A third national age group record was broken during day three of the Tom Dolan Invitational in College Park, this time
Andrew Seliskar ties Michael Phelps with the second fastest 17-18 boys 200 butterfly time in history.
The 6-foot-6 phenom from Penn Charter Aquatic Club won two events on Friday night at the University of Maryland pool.
Ryan Catron sets PVS resident and open records on Thursday night at the Tom Dolan Invitational.
The 17-year-old Nation’s Capital swimmer re-set her American record in the women’s 1,650-yard freestyle.
The 17-year-old phenom missed breaking her own American record in the 500-yard freestyle at U.S. winter nationals in Greensboro, N.C.
The first night of swimming at the 2014 U.S. winter national championships is in the books with a couple of fast starts from NCAP swimmers.
Cassidy Bayer, 15, finished fifth overall in her first non-junior international final Wednesday night in Tokyo.
American University adds local product to coaching staff.
Sidwell Friends senior Gavin Springer joins NCAP teammate Grant Goddard in verbally committing to Harvard swimming.
Georgetown Prep senior Grant Goddard says Harvard is “right speed.”
Katie Ledecky and Michael Phelps nominated for a combined nine awards for the 2014 Golden Goggles Awards.
Katie Ledecky isn’t America’s next best swimmer, because she already is America’s best swimmer.
Current and former Nation’s Capital Swim Club coaches added to 2014 Pan Pacific Championship coaching staffs.
Bruce Gemmell says “plenty of things we can do better” of his star swimmer’s most recent world record.
VIDEO: Katie Ledecky blazed to a new world record at U.S. Nationals on Saturday – her third of the year.
Katie Ledecky wins the 400-meter freestyle in world-record time at USA Swimming Nationals in Irvine, Calif.
After encouraging, if not astounding, performances in her first three events at USA Swimming Nationals, Katie Ledecky provided the highlight of Saturday’s heats in the 400-meter freestyle.
Watch Katie Ledecky, Matt McLean, Missy Franklin, Tyler Clary and the rest of the U.S. national teamers compete on day 2 in Irvine, Calif. at U.S. nationals.
Katie Ledecky beats Missy Franklin to win the women’s 200-meter freestyle at USA Swimming’s Nationals in a showdown between the country’s two brightest stars.
Katie Ledecky, Matt McLean, Missy Franklin, Conor Dwyer and Ryan Lochte all advanced to finals on the second day at U.S. nationals in Irvine, Calif.
Watch Katie Ledecky, Nathan Adrian, Missy Franklin, Michael Phelps and the rest of the U.S. national teamers compete on day 1 in Irvine, Calif. at U.S. nationals.
Katie Ledecky, a rising senior at Stone Ridge, won the 800-meter freestyle at U.S. Swimming Nationals in Irvine, Calif.
In return to nationals, Phelps falls short.
Swimming’s biggest names advanced to finals on the first day at U.S. nationals in Irvine, Calif.
Katie Ledecky, Michael Phelps and a host of Olympians and All-Mets are set to compete at this year’s U.S. nationals in Irvine, Calif. Follow the action each day here.
NCAP’s 17-year-old phenon sits down with media ahead of Wednesday’s U.S. Nationals.
It nearly took a top-20 time nationally to win an event at Thursday’s finals session of the 2014 PVS Long Course Age Group Championships.
Rising Georgetown Prep senior and Nation’s Capital standout chooses Southern California and Coach Dave Salo.
Watch the complete race footage of Katie Ledecky’s world record swim in the 800-meter freestyle Sunday night at the Woodlands Invitational in Texas.
Michael Phelps earned his second win of the weekend in Santa Clara at the final stop of USA Swimming’s Grand Prix series.
Katie Ledecky, the 17-year-old swimming phenom out of Bethesda, scorched the world record in the 800-meter freestyle Sunday night.
A world record wasn’t enough. Katie Ledecky claimed the world’s top spot in the 400-meter free Friday night at the Woodland’s Swim Team Invite.
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 teamFriday, June 13th, 2014
NBAC’s Becca Mann broke away to win the women’s 10K event on Day 1 at Castaic Lake.
[Video] Interview with Andrew Seliskar after his 400 IM best time and 200 butterfly victory at the Charlotte Grand Prix.
Olympic gold medalist and four-time world champion Katie Ledecky verbally commits to Stanford University.
Two Potomac Valley members were selected to the 2014 Eastern Zone Select Camp coaching roster. They’ll oversee 56 swimmers, including seven local athletes.
PVS swimmers dominated last month’s NASA Showcase Classic in Clearwater, Florida.
Look back at the action from an exciting 2014 Mesa Grand Prix, including top-shots of Michael Phelps, Ryan Lochte and Katie Ledecky.
Senior Brad Phillips walks us through the ups and downs of his final conference championship meet with Virginia.
Nation’s Capital finished day 5 in Orlando with four victories and a team title.
Andrew Seliskar, Cassidy Bayer set national age group records, continue Nation’s Capital’s dominance at NSCA Junior Nationals in Orlando.
Five total national age group records were set during day two finals at the 2014 National Club Swimming Association short course junior nationals in Orlando.
The nation’s best women’s college swimmers take to the water for the 2014 NCAA Division I championships on Thursday, including three former All-Mets.
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.
D.C.-area junior age group stars show off talent at 2014 Junior Olympics.
NCAP’s 13-14 boys takes down 800 freestyle relay national age group record Friday at 14&U J.O.’s.
Rising distance star continues success on first night of PVS 14 & under Junior Olympics Thursday.
Purdue’s Stephen Seliskar take a look back a the Big Ten swimming championships.
Andrew Seliskar is top-level student and a darkhorse to make the U.S. Olympic team. He’s found excelling in the classroom and the pool to be a demanding, but worthwhile pursuit.
Virginia concluded a brutal month of competition ahead of ACCs. Senior Brad Phillips reflects on his final month of dual meets in orange and blue.
NCAP followed Friday and Saturday’s high school championship meets up with a record-breaking performance from 10-year-old Brett Feyerick.
As conferences and NCAA approach, Purdue sophomore Stephen Seliskar talks taper, routine and staying focused.
15-year-old distance star Matthew Hirschberger moves to Georgetown Prep site to train with Bruce Gemmell.
Interview with All-Met Swimmer of the Year Katie Ledecky following a successful, two-win weekend at the Austin Grand Prix.
NCAP stars Katie Ledecky and Andrew Seliskar both completed difficult doubles on the final night of competition at the Austin Grand Prix. [Gallery]
Race footage from Saturday night’s women’s 200-meter freestyle final at the Austin Grand Prix.
Race footage from Saturday night’s women’s 400-meter freestyle final at the Austin Grand Prix.
Full results and recap of the first night of action from Austin.
Plenty of locals and former All Mets competing at the 2014 Austin Grand Prix this weekend. Full coverage and locals results inside.
Sophomore Stephen Seliskar is back from a lengthy training trip in Hawaii with an update from Purdue.
Isabella Rongione, formerly of FISH, joines Katie Ledecky to train under Bruce Gemmell.
Philip Hu with a big update from the end of his first semester at the University of Pennsylvania, including his mid-season taper meet, finals week and winter training trip.
Katie Ledecky and Team USA rebounded from a 14-point deficit to win their sixth straight Duel in the Pool.
Bethesda-native Katie Ledecky finishes off the podium for the first time in her international career. Team USA trails Europe, 68-54, after the first night in Glasgow.
Stephen Seliskar is through finals and heading to Hawaii for Purdue’s winter training trip. Read his athlete blog for a first person perspective on how he balances academics and athletics during finals week.
NCAP’s Cassidy Bayer lowers Mary T. Meagher’s 200 butterfly national age group record during Saturday’s finals.
NCAP’s Cassidy Bayer misses national age group record by .06 seconds.
NOVA, NCAP both under national age group relay record to cap first night of finals at Tom Dolan Invite.
Five story lines to follow at this year’s Tom Dolan Invitational.
Take a look back at the best picture from USA Swimming’s 2013 Winter National Championship in Knoxville, Tenn.
Video interview with Katie Ledecky, 16, following her historic swim in the women’s 1,650-yard freestyle at Winter Nationals.
Katie Ledecky makes history with a multiple record-breaking swim on Saturday in Knoxville, Tenn.
Katie Ledecky and Chuck Katis will swim in center lanes to conclude the competition at Winter Nationals.
NCAP qualified seven swimmers for Friday’s finals session during day two of the 2013 Winter National Championship in Knoxville, Tenn.
Katie Ledecky opens night one of Winter Nationals with a national championship.
Janet Hu and Katie Ledecky bookend another national age group relay record.
Katie Ledecky, Andrew Seliskar, and Janet Hu highlight the first night of finals at Winter Nationals.
Katie Ledecky nominated for United States Sports Academy award for world championship performance.
Nine local swimmers advanced to finals in the first day at Winter Nationals.
Janet Hu showing serious speed in prelims during day 1 of Winter Nationals.
Janet Hu, Katie Ledecky, Laura Branton and Kylie Jordan smash national age group record. Hu just misses national age group record in 50 free.
Katie Ledecky, Andrew Seliskar and others ready to compete at USA Swimming’s Winter Nationals in Knoxville, Tenn.
Philip Hu with another play-by-play account of the nonstop life of an Ivy League student-athlete.
Virginia’s Bradley Phillips tells us his thoughts after a disappointing showing at the Ohio State Invitational.
Katie Ledecky, the All Met swimmer of the year out of Stone Ridge, named female swimmer of the year by Swimming World following an exceptional year.
Stephen Seliskar checks in after competing against the nation’s elite at the Minneapolis Grand Prix.
UPenn freshman Philip Hu checks in after a tough two weeks of school and swimming, including his first meet as a college swimmer.
Senior Brad Phillips discusses learning from disappointing swims after Virginia falls to Texas and Penn State at home.
Stephen Seliskar gets in-depth about approaching early season dual meets.
Philip Hu talks about building momentum from class to the pool in this week’s blog.
Results from the previous weekend of NCAA competition. Sarah Haase and Andrew Gemmell swam into the top 15 in the country during dual meets on Friday and Saturday.
Bradley Phillips and Virginia swimming receive a visit from National Team Director Frank Busch.
Purdue sophomore Stephen Seliskar talks training cycles and preparing for the upcoming dual meet season.
Pennsylvania freshman Philip Hu talks about the struggles of adapting to college life and finding a work-life balance.
Find results from Jack Conger’s first collegiate dual meet and more results from local swimmers and divers competing across the nation in this week’s NCAA swimming report.
22 former area swimmers and divers compete at Virginia Tech invite; Catherine Mulquin strong in debutTuesday, October 15th, 2013
Many familiar names made their collegiate debuts over the weekend and showed off the D.C. area’s impressive swimming talent.
Virginia senior Bradley Phillips writes about adjusting to a new coaching staff in his first athlete blog post.
Purdue sophomore Stephen Seliskar writes about goal setting for the NCAA season in his first athlete blog post.
College swimming is back underway around the country. Check out how former local standouts did in last week’s meets.
Watch Bruce Gemmell discus Katie Ledecky’s training at the ASCA’s world clinic.
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 earned his first gold medal on the final day of competition at the 2013 FINA junior world championships.
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.
Carsten Vissering joined NCAP teammate Andrew Seliskar on the worlds junior team with a win on Thursday night in Irvine.
Andrew Seliskar started his junior nationals campaign with a record-setting swim in the men’s 200-meter butterfly.
Nation’s Capital takes down national age group record on second night of finals at PVC senior long course championships.
In the fifth week of summer league competition, teams continue to strive towards divisional supremacy in the NVSL, MCSL and PMSL.
The MCSL family comes together each year to celebrate fast swimming at the annual MCSL Coaches Long Course Invitational. [Complete results]
NCAP’s Katie Ledecky scratches 200 free at world championships. National team roster updated.
NCAP’s Katie Ledecky breaks a 25-year-old championship record on her way to a 20-second victory.
NCAP’s Ledecky earns fourth event at world championships.
Local-natives Katie Ledecky and Matt McLean finish strong on night two at the U.S. National Championship and World Trials.
Locals move on to Wednesday night’s finals at U.S. Nationals and World Trials.
Katie Ledecky continued to show why she’s the best distance swimmer in the world, but she wasn’t the only local turning heads on night one at the 2013 World Trials.
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.
Summer leagues provide foundation for a competitive structure that has produced Olympic medalists.
After rewriting the national age group record books during the first several days of competition, it was a calm final night at the 2012 Tom Dolan Invitational. Plenty of swimmers gave chase to national age group records, including local standouts Jack Conger and Katie Ledecky, but all fell short in the end, fatigue setting in [...]
Jack Conger breaks two national age group records to headline day three of the 2012 Tom Dolan Invitational.
NCAP sets national age group relay record, as Jack Conger, Allie Szekely, and Reese Whitley shine on day two at the Tom Dolan Invitational meet. [Gallery]
Potomac Valley clubs walked away with wins in five of the eight events on Thursday night at the Tom Dolan Invitational meet.
Janet Hu, who set the 15-16 year old national age group record in the women’s 50-yard freestyle on Thursday, earned her second NAG record of the meet in the 100-yard butterfly on Friday night. She finished fourth overall in a time of 52.40 seconds to lower the previous mark by .03 seconds. It has been [...]
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.
George Mason men top Delaware; Richmond, Old Dominion, and UNC-Wilmington square off; William & Mary dominates Mary Washington; and more recaps of area swimmers at the collegiate level.
Collegiate wrap-up: All-Mets Cyrus Hashemi, Sarah Haase debut; Ricky Munch and Hunter Perrot strong in openersTuesday, October 9th, 2012
Results for former area standouts from week’s 1 & 2 of the 2012-2013 collegiate season.
Nation’s Capital Swim Club names new coach at Georgetown Prep site.
Yuri Suguiyama leaves Nation’s Capital Swim Club for assistant coaching job at Cal-Berkeley.
USA Swimming names US team to short course worlds.
Ex-coach Noah Rucker indicted in Fairfax County Circuit Court.
Curl Burke Swim Club announces name change, new ownership and new logo.
Pictures and summaries from the week ending 7/14 from all across the DMV.
Picture of the week from the MCSL’s week six divisional championships.
Great club programs? Check. A strong swimming tradition? Check. Enough lanes to go around? Uh … Depends on how many swimmers you pile into each. Local swimmers and officials seek solutions to the strange water crisis in the District’s suburbs, a region with dozens of pools but more swimmers than it can readily accommodate.