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Three takeaways from Virginia long-course states

Wednesday, May 27th, 2015

Ryan Catron raced up the national rankings this past weekend at George Mason, while Andrew Seliskar and a group of 12-year-olds also impressed.

A frustrated Michael Phelps goes winless in Charlotte

Sunday, May 17th, 2015

Michael Phelps failed to reach the championship final in either of his events Sunday, and offered some harsh criticism of his performance after.

Andrew Seliskar finishes second in the 200 butterfly, but beats Michael Phelps

Saturday, May 16th, 2015

The California recruit was edged in the final meters, but beat his childhood hero.

Tom Shields claims butterfly title in Charlotte, signals changing of the guard

Friday, May 15th, 2015

Michael Phelps and Ryan Lochte finished on the podium at the Pro Swim Series stop in Charlotte Friday night, but the next class of butterfliers are chasing the pair of Olympians — including Jack Conger and Andrew Seliskar.

Michael Phelps should be at worlds this summer, but USA Swimming is refusing to back off on his punishment

Friday, May 15th, 2015

COLUMN | The world’s best swimmers will be in Russia this summer. The greatest of them all should be there, too.

Michael Phelps embraces change entering Charlotte meet

Thursday, May 14th, 2015

The 18-time gold medalist will challenge himself with six events at USA Swimming’s Pro Swim Series event in Charlotte.

What the internet is saying ahead of the Charlotte Pro Swim Series

Wednesday, May 13th, 2015

Links from around the internet previewing USA Swimming’s Pro Swim Series event in Charlotte.

Psych sheets released for 2015 Charlotte Pro Swim Series

Tuesday, May 12th, 2015

Michael Phelps expected to compete in the 200-meter butterfly for first time since London, but has company with Andrew Seliskar and Jack Conger in the mix.

Katie Ledecky to defer enrollment at Stanford

Friday, May 8th, 2015

The three-time All-Met Swimmer of the Year and world record holder will remain at home to train with Nation’s Capital ahead of the 2016 U.S. Olympic Trials.

For comeback-minded Michael Phelps, timing is not everything

Sunday, April 19th, 2015

Michael Phelps is worried less about his results and more about learning to race again.

Watch Day 2 race videos from the Mesa Pro Swim Series

Friday, April 17th, 2015

Replays from yesterday’s races in Arizona.

Michael Phelps, Ryan Lochte take circuitous route to renew rivalry

Thursday, April 16th, 2015

Pair of American swimmers have had their careers intersect for more than a decade, and now they will meet again.

In return, Michael Phelps qualifies first in 100 butterfly: The deja vu edition

Thursday, April 16th, 2015

Thursday’s prelims are in the books, and Michael Phelps once again qualified first in the 100-meter butterfly after an extended absence from competition.

NCAP’s Leo Goldblatt goes sub-10 minutes in the 1,000 free

Thursday, April 9th, 2015

The 12-year-old broke two PVS resident records with one big swim Wednesday night in Clearwater, Fla.

Katie Mack, Ryan Catron claim three golds on opening night of NASA Showcase Classic

Wednesday, April 8th, 2015

At the 14-and-under-only competition, Ryan Catron, Katie Mack and others post top-20 times nationally.

ICYMI: Sectionals yields two more Olympic Trials qualifiers; PVS wins Eastern Zones

Thursday, April 2nd, 2015

Another successful weekend for Potomac Valley swimming in New York, plus more links from around the Web.

8 Potomac Valley swimmers headed to Ireland with NCSA all-star team

Tuesday, March 31st, 2015

A select group comprised of medalists from NCSA Junior Nationals will compete next month at the 2015 Irish Open Swimming Championships in Dublin.

30 Potomac Valley swimmers qualified for the 2016 U.S. Olympic Trials

Thursday, March 26th, 2015

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.

NCAP caps a gilded junior nationals with five more golds

Saturday, March 21st, 2015

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.

NCAP’s boys break another set of national age group relay records in prelims

Saturday, March 21st, 2015

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.

Andrew Seliskar makes it nine golds entering final day of NCSAs

Friday, March 20th, 2015

The California recruit continued his assault on the medal stands in Orlando, winning a fourth and fifth individual gold.

18 photos from NCSA Junior Nationals Day 4 prelims

Friday, March 20th, 2015

A photo gallery recap of Friday’s morning preliminary heats in Orlando.

Andrew Seliskar doubles up in Orlando

Thursday, March 19th, 2015

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.

For NCAP’s senior duo, practice makes podium

Wednesday, March 18th, 2015

Carsten Vissering and Andrew Seliskar finished 1-2 in the 100-meter breaststroke in top-five all-time times in Orlando.

Matthew Hirschberger sets a second national age group record at juniors

Wednesday, March 18th, 2015

NCAP breaks a sixth national record, with seven sessions left to go at NCSA Junior Nationals.

Watch NCAP break the NAG record in the 200 medley relay

Tuesday, March 17th, 2015

VIDEO | NCAP’s foursome of John Shebat, Carsten Vissering, Andrew Seliskar and James Jones break the national age group record in the 200-yard medley relay.

Nation’s Capital off to a record-breaking start at junior nationals

Tuesday, March 17th, 2015

Five national age group records went down Tuesday night during the opening session of in Orlando.

10 big-time performances from PVS Junior Olympics

Tuesday, March 17th, 2015

Potomac Valley’s Junior Olympic Championships offer a glimpse at the future of DMV swimming, with a lot of huge swims in College Park.

Andrew Seliskar caps final night of senior champs with eyes on future

Sunday, March 8th, 2015

The Potomac Valley’s best concluded three days of racing, as swimmers turn their attention toward NCSAs and sectionals.

Watch Andrew Seliskar set a national age group record in the 200 breaststroke

Sunday, March 8th, 2015

Andrew Seliskar becomes the fifth fastest all-time performer in the men’s 200-yard breaststroke.

Andrew Seliskar chips away at Michael Phelps’s legacy

Sunday, March 8th, 2015

The California recruit took down the 17-18 mark in the men’s 200-yard breaststroke Saturday in Fairfax.

California breaks American record to begin Pac-12 women’s championships

Thursday, February 26th, 2015

The Golden Bears broke the American and NCAA records in 800 freestyle relay and edged an All-Met-led Cardinal sqad in 200 medley.

Race footage: Katie Ledecky rattles world record; Andrew Seliskar, Cassidy Bayer win gold

Sunday, January 18th, 2015

Relive the action in Texas from the final night of racing at the 2015 Austin Pro Swim Series.

Katie Ledecky scares world record, caps three gold night for NCAP

Saturday, January 17th, 2015

Katie Ledecky, Cassidy Bayer and Andrew Seliskar all claimed gold on the final night at USA Swimming’s Pro Swim Series in Austin.

Race footage: Katie Ledecky, Elizabeth Beisel highlight fast Day 2 of Austin Pro Swim Series

Friday, January 16th, 2015

Relive the action in Texas from the second day of competition at the 2015 Austin Pro Swim Series.

Katie Ledecky adds a third title in Austin

Friday, January 16th, 2015

The second day in Austin produced more hardware for the 17-year-old freestyle sensation.

Race footage: Katie Ledecky, Jack Conger win on first day of Austin Pro Swim Series

Friday, January 16th, 2015

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.

2015 Austin Pro Swim Series: Day 2 prelims live updates

Friday, January 16th, 2015

Results from Day 2 of the Austin Pro Swim Series. Updated live.

Katie Ledecky doubles up at Austin Pro Swim Series

Thursday, January 15th, 2015

The Stanford recruit claimed double gold on the first night in Texas.

2015 Austin Pro Swim Series: Day 1 prelims live updates

Thursday, January 15th, 2015

Results from Day 1 of the Austin Pro Swim Series. Updated live.

Five storylines and links to follow the 2015 Austin Pro Swim Series

Wednesday, January 14th, 2015

Follow the action in Austin with these links and storylines.

RFTW 2014 Awards: Katie Ledecky, Andrew Seliskar named athletes of the year

Monday, January 5th, 2015

The best high school swimmers at the beginning of the year were the best swimmer of the entire year.

RFTW 2014 Awards: Junior athletes of the year

Thursday, January 1st, 2015

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.

2014 RFTW Awards: Races of the year

Wednesday, December 31st, 2014

Katie Ledecky, Andrew Seliskar gave us the best performances of the year, and plenty of options to choose from.

2014 RFTW Awards: Best unsung performances of the year

Tuesday, December 30th, 2014

Giulia Baroldi, James Jones recognized for their extraordinary, if not celebrated at the time, performances from Tom Dolan and junior nationals.

Race footage: Andrew Seliskar, Reece Whitley set national age group records at Tom Dolan

Tuesday, December 16th, 2014

Three national age group records went down at the Nation’s Capital Swim Club hosted winter invitational in College Park, capped by a near-miss of an American record by Katie Ledecky.

NCAP awarded USA Swimming’s Club Excellence title

Monday, December 15th, 2014

Nation’s Capital Swim Club was named USA Swimming’s top program in its Club Excellence Program for 2015.

Katie Ledecky adds to NCAP’s medal haul on final day of Tom Dolan Invite

Sunday, December 14th, 2014

Katie Ledecky won two individual events, as did Andrew Seliskar and Ryan Catron, 12, to finish the final session at the University of Maryland.

NCAP breaks two 11-12 national age group relay records at Tom Dolan Invitational

Sunday, December 14th, 2014

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, Reece Whitley set national age group records on Day 3

Saturday, December 13th, 2014

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.

NCAP takes down 11-12 national age group record in 200-yard medley relay

Saturday, December 13th, 2014

A third national age group record was broken during day three of the Tom Dolan Invitational in College Park, this time

Reece Whitley breaks a second national age group record at Tom Dolan

Saturday, December 13th, 2014

Andrew Seliskar ties Michael Phelps with the second fastest 17-18 boys 200 butterfly time in history.

Reece Whitley, 14, turns heads and breaks records at Tom Dolan Invitational

Friday, December 12th, 2014

The 6-foot-6 phenom from Penn Charter Aquatic Club won two events on Friday night at the University of Maryland pool.

Reece Whitley sets NAG record in 100-yard breaststroke during prelims

Friday, December 12th, 2014

He’s 14-years-old, 6-foot-6 and setting national records once again at the Tom Dolan Invitational.

Ryan Catron blasts fourth fastest 11-12 200-yard backstroke in history

Friday, December 12th, 2014

Ryan Catron sets PVS resident and open records on Thursday night at the Tom Dolan Invitational.

Five story lines and links to follow at the 2014 Tom Dolan Invitational

Thursday, December 11th, 2014

The area’s brightest stars clash with some of the East Coast’s best at this year’s Tom Dolan Invitational meet.

Katie Ledecky sets second American record at winter nationals

Saturday, December 6th, 2014

The 17-year-old Nation’s Capital swimmer re-set her American record in the women’s 1,650-yard freestyle.

Katie Ledecky wins two medals at winter nationals

Thursday, December 4th, 2014

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.

Katie Ledecky, Matt Hirschberger scorch a pair of relay splits at U.S. winter nationals

Wednesday, December 3rd, 2014

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.

USA Swimming releases Winter Nationals psych sheet; Katie Ledecky’s record hunt continues

Friday, November 28th, 2014

U.S. winter nationals could play host to a record breaking weekend for Katie Ledecky. The meet runs Dec. 3-6 in Greensboro, N.C.

Ledecky, Gemmells go the distance at Golden Goggles

Monday, November 24th, 2014

Katie Ledecky took home three Golden Goggles awards Monday night.

Cassidy Bayer fifth at Tokyo World Cup

Wednesday, October 29th, 2014

Cassidy Bayer, 15, finished fifth overall in her first non-junior international final Wednesday night in Tokyo.

Former All-Met and Trials qualifier Joe Pascale added to American U. coaching staff

Thursday, October 2nd, 2014

American University adds local product to coaching staff.

Harvard adds Gavin Springer to early recruiting class

Thursday, October 2nd, 2014

Sidwell Friends senior Gavin Springer joins NCAP teammate Grant Goddard in verbally committing to Harvard swimming.

Grant Goddard commits to Harvard

Wednesday, October 1st, 2014

Georgetown Prep senior Grant Goddard says Harvard is “right speed.”

Katie Ledecky, Michael Phelps lead Golden Goggles nominees

Friday, September 26th, 2014

Katie Ledecky and Michael Phelps nominated for a combined nine awards for the 2014 Golden Goggles Awards.

Katie Ledecky named athlete of the year…and no one is really all that surprised

Monday, September 22nd, 2014

Katie Ledecky isn’t America’s next best swimmer, because she already is America’s best swimmer.

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 twice golden on second day of Junior Pan Pacs

Friday, August 29th, 2014

Andrew Seliskar added two more gold medals during Thursday’s finals at the Junior Pan Pacific Championships.

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.

Bruce Gemmell, Yuri Suguiyama added to Pan Pacific coaching staffs

Sunday, August 10th, 2014

Current and former Nation’s Capital Swim Club coaches added to 2014 Pan Pacific Championship coaching staffs.

Interview: Bruce Gemmell talks Katie Ledecky’s world record

Sunday, August 10th, 2014

Bruce Gemmell says “plenty of things we can do better” of his star swimmer’s most recent world record.

Watch Katie Ledecky smash world record in 400 freestyle

Sunday, August 10th, 2014

VIDEO: Katie Ledecky blazed to a new world record at U.S. Nationals on Saturday – her third of the year.

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.

Katie Ledecky sets U.S. open record during prelims

Saturday, August 9th, 2014

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.

Prelims mark shows Michael Phelps is on the right track

Saturday, August 9th, 2014

Michael Phelps finishes in second place in the 100-meter butterfly at the USA Swimming nationals in Irvine, Calif.

Race footage: Ledecky, Franklin battle in 200 free; McLean wins title

Friday, August 8th, 2014

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.

Ledecky outshines Franklin at U.S. Nationals

Friday, August 8th, 2014

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.

Prelims recap: Ledecky, McLean lead 200 freestyle on day 2

Thursday, August 7th, 2014

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.

Race footage: Ledecky wins 800; Phelps seventh in free

Thursday, August 7th, 2014

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.

Third straight title for Ledecky at nationals

Wednesday, August 6th, 2014

Katie Ledecky, a rising senior at Stone Ridge, won the 800-meter freestyle at U.S. Swimming Nationals in Irvine, Calif.

Adrian wins 100 free at US Nationals; Phelps 7th

Wednesday, August 6th, 2014

In return to nationals, Phelps falls short.

Prelims recap: Andrew Seliskar, Cassidy Bayer into championship finals on day 1

Wednesday, August 6th, 2014

Swimming’s biggest names advanced to finals on the first day at U.S. nationals in Irvine, Calif.

All the links you need to follow this year’s U.S nationals

Wednesday, August 6th, 2014

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.

Press conference: Katie Ledecky talks training, goals and college decision

Tuesday, August 5th, 2014

NCAP’s 17-year-old phenon sits down with media ahead of Wednesday’s U.S. Nationals.

Day 1: FISH’s Arndt siblings win four events at long course champs

Friday, July 11th, 2014

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.

Carsten Vissering commits to Southern Cal

Wednesday, June 25th, 2014

Rising Georgetown Prep senior and Nation’s Capital standout chooses Southern California and Coach Dave Salo.

Race video: Katie Ledecky takes down 800 free world record

Monday, June 23rd, 2014

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 third in 200 IM in Santa Clara

Sunday, June 22nd, 2014

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 sets second world record at Woodlands Invite

Sunday, June 22nd, 2014

Katie Ledecky, the 17-year-old swimming phenom out of Bethesda, scorched the world record in the 800-meter freestyle Sunday night.

Katie Ledecky posts world-leading time in 400-meter free

Friday, June 20th, 2014

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.

Watch the finish of Katie Ledecky’s 1,500-meter freestyle world record

Friday, June 20th, 2014

Katie Ledecky, 17, tore down her own world record in the women’s 1,500-meter freestyle Thursday night.

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.

Watch Andrew Seliskar talk winning 200 butterfly and 400 IM best time at Charlotte Grand Prix

Wednesday, May 21st, 2014

[Video] Interview with Andrew Seliskar after his 400 IM best time and 200 butterfly victory at the Charlotte Grand Prix.

Katie Ledecky commits to Stanford swimming

Thursday, May 15th, 2014

Olympic gold medalist and four-time world champion Katie Ledecky verbally commits to Stanford University.

2014 Eastern Zone Select Camp coaching staff and roster announced

Friday, May 9th, 2014

Two Potomac Valley members were selected to the 2014 Eastern Zone Select Camp coaching roster. They’ll oversee 56 swimmers, including seven local athletes.

The FISH’s 10 and under boys set pair of NAG relay records in April

Monday, May 5th, 2014

PVS swimmers dominated last month’s NASA Showcase Classic in Clearwater, Florida.

33 of the best photos from the 2014 Mesa Grand Prix: Return of Phelps

Tuesday, April 29th, 2014

Look back at the action from an exciting 2014 Mesa Grand Prix, including top-shots of Michael Phelps, Ryan Lochte and Katie Ledecky.

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.

Bradley Phillips: Mixed feelings from my final ACCs

Wednesday, March 26th, 2014

Senior Brad Phillips walks us through the ups and downs of his final conference championship meet with Virginia.

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.

Carsten Vissering, Janet Hu join record-breaking night at NCSAs

Wednesday, March 19th, 2014

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.

Three D.C.-area qualifiers to watch at 2014 Women’s NCAA Division I Championships

Wednesday, March 19th, 2014

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, 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.

Tia Thomas, Katie Mack dominate PVS Junior Olympics

Monday, March 17th, 2014

D.C.-area junior age group stars show off talent at 2014 Junior Olympics.

NCAP nabs third NAG relay record of season [correction]

Friday, March 14th, 2014

NCAP’s 13-14 boys takes down 800 freestyle relay national age group record Friday at 14&U J.O.’s.

FISH’s Madelyn Donohoe strong during distance session at 14 and under J.O.’s

Friday, March 14th, 2014

Rising distance star continues success on first night of PVS 14 & under Junior Olympics Thursday.

Stephen Seliskar: All ‘business’ at Big Ten Championships

Wednesday, March 12th, 2014

Purdue’s Stephen Seliskar take a look back a the Big Ten swimming championships.

Andrew Seliskar tries to do it all for T.J.

Wednesday, February 19th, 2014

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.

Bradley Phillips: Down but not out

Tuesday, February 18th, 2014

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’s Brett Feyerick sets 10 & under national age group record in 50 back

Monday, February 10th, 2014

NCAP followed Friday and Saturday’s high school championship meets up with a record-breaking performance from 10-year-old Brett Feyerick.

Stephen Seliskar: Preparing for the end

Wednesday, January 29th, 2014

As conferences and NCAA approach, Purdue sophomore Stephen Seliskar talks taper, routine and staying focused.

National age group record holder Matthew Hirschberger joins NCAP from Florida

Monday, January 27th, 2014

15-year-old distance star Matthew Hirschberger moves to Georgetown Prep site to train with Bruce Gemmell.

Video: Katie Ledecky pleased with results in Austin

Monday, January 20th, 2014

Interview with All-Met Swimmer of the Year Katie Ledecky following a successful, two-win weekend at the Austin Grand Prix.

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]

Video: Allison Schmitt holds off Katie Ledecky in 200 free at Austin Grand Prix

Sunday, January 19th, 2014

Race footage from Saturday night’s women’s 200-meter freestyle final at the Austin Grand Prix.

Video: Katie Ledecky dominates 400 free at Austin Grand Prix

Saturday, January 18th, 2014

Race footage from Saturday night’s women’s 400-meter freestyle final at the Austin Grand Prix.

Katie Ledecky claims 400 free at Austin Grand Prix

Friday, January 17th, 2014

Full results and recap of the first night of action from Austin.

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.

Stephen Seliskar: Training in paradise

Tuesday, January 14th, 2014

Sophomore Stephen Seliskar is back from a lengthy training trip in Hawaii with an update from Purdue.

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.

Philip Hu: Whirlwind month at UPenn

Tuesday, January 7th, 2014

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.

Team USA win Duel in the Pool in tiebreaker

Saturday, December 21st, 2013

Katie Ledecky and Team USA rebounded from a 14-point deficit to win their sixth straight Duel in the Pool.

Katie Ledecky misses podium on difficult day 1 for Team USA at Duel in the Pool

Friday, December 20th, 2013

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: Dealing with Stress

Wednesday, December 18th, 2013

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.

Cassidy Bayer breaks 34-year-old NAG records on night two of Tom Dolan Invite

Saturday, December 14th, 2013

NCAP’s Cassidy Bayer lowers Mary T. Meagher’s 200 butterfly national age group record during Saturday’s finals.

Cassidy Bayer scares national age group record in 100 fly

Saturday, December 14th, 2013

NCAP’s Cassidy Bayer misses national age group record by .06 seconds.

Three national age group records set on night one of Tom Dolan Invitational

Friday, December 13th, 2013

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 Tom Dolan Invite

Thursday, December 12th, 2013

Five story lines to follow at this year’s Tom Dolan Invitational.

Video: Katie Ledecky discusses her American record in the 1,650 free

Sunday, December 8th, 2013

Video interview with Katie Ledecky, 16, following her historic swim in the women’s 1,650-yard freestyle at Winter Nationals.

Katie Ledecky shatters American record in 1,650-yard free at Winter Nationals

Saturday, December 7th, 2013

Katie Ledecky makes history with a multiple record-breaking swim on Saturday 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.

Katie Ledecky, Missy Franklin go 1-2 in 500 free at Winter Nationals

Friday, December 6th, 2013

Katie Ledecky opens night one of Winter Nationals with a national championship.

NCAP breaks second national age group relay record during day 1 finals

Friday, December 6th, 2013

Janet Hu and Katie Ledecky bookend another national age group relay record.

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.

Katie Ledecky nominated for USSA female athlete of the year award

Thursday, December 5th, 2013

Katie Ledecky nominated for United States Sports Academy award for world championship performance.

Winter Nationals: Day 1 prelims recap

Thursday, December 5th, 2013

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

Janet Hu ties national age group record in 50-yard free

Thursday, December 5th, 2013

Janet Hu showing serious speed in prelims during day 1 of Winter Nationals.

NCAP blasts 200-yard free relay national age group record

Thursday, December 5th, 2013

Janet Hu, Katie Ledecky, Laura Branton and Kylie Jordan smash national age group record. Hu just misses national age group record in 50 free.

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.

Philip Hu: Embracing highs and fighting through lows

Wednesday, December 4th, 2013

Philip Hu with another play-by-play account of the nonstop life of an Ivy League student-athlete.

Bradley Phillips: Early season taper and fall racing

Tuesday, December 3rd, 2013

Virginia’s Bradley Phillips tells us his thoughts after a disappointing showing at the Ohio State Invitational.

Katie Ledecky named 2013 female swimmer of the year by Swimming World magazine

Friday, November 29th, 2013

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: Finding motivation in success

Tuesday, November 26th, 2013

Stephen Seliskar checks in after competing against the nation’s elite at the Minneapolis Grand Prix.

Philip Hu: First meet and learning lessons

Tuesday, November 19th, 2013

UPenn freshman Philip Hu checks in after a tough two weeks of school and swimming, including his first meet as a college swimmer.

Brad Phillips: Feeling "off" in the pool

Tuesday, November 12th, 2013

Senior Brad Phillips discusses learning from disappointing swims after Virginia falls to Texas and Penn State at home.

Stephen Seliskar: Win, or run out of pool trying

Tuesday, November 12th, 2013

Stephen Seliskar gets in-depth about approaching early season dual meets.

Philip Hu: Positive momentum – A successful week at last

Tuesday, November 5th, 2013

Philip Hu talks about building momentum from class to the pool in this week’s blog.

Sarah Haase, Andrew Gemmell post top-15 times

Tuesday, November 5th, 2013

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: Pushing through fatigue

Tuesday, October 29th, 2013

Bradley Phillips and Virginia swimming receive a visit from National Team Director Frank Busch.

Stephen Seliskar: Preseason training

Tuesday, October 29th, 2013

Purdue sophomore Stephen Seliskar talks training cycles and preparing for the upcoming dual meet season.

Philip Hu: Seeking balance

Tuesday, October 29th, 2013

Pennsylvania freshman Philip Hu talks about the struggles of adapting to college life and finding a work-life balance.

Katie Ledecky named USOC Sportswoman of the Year

Friday, October 25th, 2013

Bethesda swimming sensation Katie Ledecky, 16, is named the USOC’s Sportswoman of the Year.

Jack Conger wins two in collegiate debut and more locals results

Wednesday, October 23rd, 2013

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 debut

Tuesday, October 15th, 2013

Many familiar names made their collegiate debuts over the weekend and showed off the D.C. area’s impressive swimming talent.

Bradley Phillips: Adjusting to changes

Tuesday, October 15th, 2013

Virginia senior Bradley Phillips writes about adjusting to a new coaching staff in his first athlete blog post.

Stephen Seliskar: Goal setting

Tuesday, October 15th, 2013

Purdue sophomore Stephen Seliskar writes about goal setting for the NCAA season in his first athlete blog post.

Sarah Haase earns second win of season; Austin Dickey shines for Boston U

Tuesday, October 8th, 2013

College swimming is back underway around the country. Check out how former local standouts did in last week’s meets.

Bruce Gemmell discusses training Katie Ledecky for world championships [VIDEO]

Thursday, September 26th, 2013

Watch Bruce Gemmell discus Katie Ledecky’s training at the ASCA’s world clinic.

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.

U.S. claims two golds on day one at world junior champs

Monday, August 26th, 2013

Members of the United States junior national team finished with four medals on the first day of competition at the world junior championships in Dubai.

Carsten Vissering sets meet and NAG record in 100 breast

Friday, August 9th, 2013

Carsten Vissering joined NCAP teammate Andrew Seliskar on the worlds junior team with a win on Thursday night in Irvine.

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.

Katie Ledecky, 16, smashes world record in women’s 1,500 meter

Tuesday, July 30th, 2013

Bethesda teen Katie Ledecky shatters world record in 1,500 meters to take gold at world championships.

FINA world championships event and broadcast schedule

Friday, July 26th, 2013

The pool events begin on Sunday night. Find all the information you need to catch the action from Barcelona within.

NCAP's 13-14 girls take down 800 free NAG relay record

Friday, July 19th, 2013

Nation’s Capital takes down national age group record on second night of finals at PVC senior long course championships.

Weekend Preview: Mantua takes on Ravensworth Farm; Takoma Park looks to upset Theresa Banks

Friday, July 12th, 2013

In the fifth week of summer league competition, teams continue to strive towards divisional supremacy in the NVSL, MCSL and PMSL.

Fast swimming and fun mark mid-summer long course championship

Wednesday, July 10th, 2013

The MCSL family comes together each year to celebrate fast swimming at the annual MCSL Coaches Long Course Invitational. [Complete results]

Katie Ledecky drops 200 free at worlds

Tuesday, July 2nd, 2013

NCAP’s Katie Ledecky scratches 200 free at world championships. National team roster updated.

Oakton’s Janet Hu commits to swim for Stanford

Monday, July 1st, 2013

2011-2012 All Met Swimmer of the Year Janet Hu commits to swim for Stanford on first day of recruitment.

Katie Ledecky sets world-best in the 1,500-meter free

Saturday, June 29th, 2013

NCAP’s Katie Ledecky breaks a 25-year-old championship record on her way to a 20-second victory.

Missy Franklin captures the 100 back in record time

Friday, June 28th, 2013

NCAP’s Ledecky earns fourth event at world championships.

Cassidy Bayer impresses Dana Vollmer at World Trials

Friday, June 28th, 2013

Cassidy Bayer has three top-15 finishes and a gold medal from Dana Vollmer to take home to Alexandria after three days at U.S. Nationals.

Locals Recap: Katie Ledecky earns second and third events in Barcelona

Wednesday, June 26th, 2013

Local-natives Katie Ledecky and Matt McLean finish strong on night two at the U.S. National Championship and World Trials.

Jack Conger earns second seed heading into 200 back finals at U.S. Nationals

Wednesday, June 26th, 2013

Locals move on to Wednesday night’s finals at U.S. Nationals and World Trials.

Locals Recap: Andrew Seliskar, Cassidy Bayer impress on day one of U.S. Nationals

Tuesday, June 25th, 2013

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.

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 just misses out on American record in the 500 at Metros

Sunday, February 10th, 2013

Katie Ledecky and Jack Conger put themselves in the national record books, and Wootton’s girls and Gonzaga’s boys captured team titles.

D.C. area is proving to be one of swimming’s deepest talent pools

Monday, December 24th, 2012

Summer leagues provide foundation for a competitive structure that has produced Olympic medalists.

Jack Conger misses 200 backstroke NAG record on final day of Tom Dolan Invitational

Monday, December 10th, 2012

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 [...]

Five national age group records fall on day three of Tom Dolan Invitational

Sunday, December 9th, 2012

Jack Conger breaks two national age group records to headline day three of the 2012 Tom Dolan Invitational.

Janet Hu, Katie Ledecky once again making waves in the record books

Saturday, December 8th, 2012

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]

Sanjay Wijesekera wins big on opening night of Tom Dolan Invitational

Thursday, December 6th, 2012

Potomac Valley clubs walked away with wins in five of the eight events on Thursday night at the Tom Dolan Invitational meet.

Janet Hu grabs second NAG record at Winter Nationals

Saturday, December 1st, 2012

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 [...]

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.

Katie Ledecky, finally back in the pool

Monday, October 22nd, 2012

Olympic hero Katie Ledecky competes at Potomac Valley Swimming meet.

Collegiate wrap-up: David Kiss, Joey Kelly lead George Mason over Delaware

Tuesday, October 16th, 2012

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 openers

Tuesday, October 9th, 2012

Results for former area standouts from week’s 1 & 2 of the 2012-2013 collegiate season.

NCAP hires Bruce Gemmell to take over at Georgetown Prep site

Monday, October 8th, 2012

Nation’s Capital Swim Club names new coach at Georgetown Prep site.

Yuri Suguiyama leaves NCAP to take men’s assistant coaching job at Cal

Wednesday, October 3rd, 2012

Yuri Suguiyama leaves Nation’s Capital Swim Club for assistant coaching job at Cal-Berkeley.

Matt McLean, Ellyn Baumgardner named to US team for short course worlds in Turkey

Wednesday, October 3rd, 2012

USA Swimming names US team to short course worlds.

Former Madison swim coach Noah Rucker indicted for sexual relationship with minor

Wednesday, September 19th, 2012

Ex-coach Noah Rucker indicted in Fairfax County Circuit Court.

Curl-Burke to move forward as Nation’s Capital Swim Club

Tuesday, September 18th, 2012

Curl Burke Swim Club announces name change, new ownership and new logo.

Weekly wrap-up: record fell like the rain on Saturday as teams fought for division supremacy

Wednesday, July 25th, 2012

Pictures and summaries from the week ending 7/14 from all across the DMV.

Picture of the week: 'rain can't dampen spirit in MCSL'

Monday, July 23rd, 2012

Picture of the week from the MCSL’s week six divisional championships.

Heavy On Talent; Short On Water

Friday, July 3rd, 2009

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.