Sept. 8, 2020—
John Hayes , a 3-time individual high school state champion in Kentucky, has verbally committed to Alabama. A high school junior, Hayes is expected to arrive in the fall of 2022. He is the 16th-ranked recruit in the boy’s high school class of 2022 . I’m excited to announce my verbal commitment to continue my studies and swimming career at the University of Alabama. ROLL TIDE🔴🐘 A post shared by John M.Hayes (@john_mhayes) on Sep 4, 2020 at 4:45pm PDT He is the 3rd top-20 boys’ recruit to have announced his verbal commitment so far, following Lance Norris and Michael Cotter , who commi ...
John Hayes Commits to Alabama #swimming
March 9, 2020—
Storming off the blocks, as per usual, and breaking the 2016 PSS record was Caeleb Dressel , clocking in the fastest time of 2020 at 21.51. Dressel’s time eclipsed Nathan Adrian ‘s 21.56 record, who also placed second in tonight’s final (21.88). While Dressel ranks 2nd for the 2019-2020 season globally, Adrian has now moved up to 8th in the world with his Saturday swim. Canadian Brent Hayden had a standout performance during his comeback, hitting the Olympic A cut for third place at 21.97 . Hayden now ranks 11th in the world this ...
Ryan Held, "It's what it takes to get better." (video)
March 5, 2020—
Beata Nelson stormed to the win in this event last year, erasing every record to become the fastest female 100-yard backstroker in history (by a long shot). She won this event by almost an entire second, a gigantic win for the now-senior at Wisconsin. Nelson returns as favorite again with clear water behind her; she’s the only swimmer under 50 seconds this year at 49.70, and all signs point to another victory for her.
Beata Nelson is the favorite 100 #backstroker, but others could join her in the sub-50 hunt
March 4, 2020—
Coley Stickels, Head Coach of the Univ of Alabama has a history of producing some of the best sprinters in history, including Abbey Weitzeil and Santo Condorelli. He discusses his approach with Chris Ritter, on how he uses drills during his workouts and it’s probably not how you think!
Coley Stickels has a fresh approach to #swimming drills
Dec. 24, 2019—
Anna Ogren, Winter Junior National finalist in the 200 butterfly, has committed to swim for the University of Alabama beginning in fall 2021.
Anna Ogren Commits to University of Alabama #swimming
SWIMMING WORLD NEWS
June 14, 2019—
Alabama swimming and diving head coach Coley Stickels has added Reed Fujan and Rio Ramirez to his inaugural Crimson Tide staff.
May 23, 2019—
New Head Coach Coley Stickels will have to wait another year to utilize Hazan, but she may prove to be worth the wait.
May 19, 2019—
Mississippi Distance Champion Blake Peeples Committed to the University of Alabama.
May 7, 2019—
Alabama is picking up steam in the class of 2020 after the hiring of new head coach Coley Stickels.
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