Welcome, Swimmers!

USA Swimming is made up of 400,000 swimmers. From big to small, fast to not-so-fast, the world of swimming is a fun, competitive, healthy world. From the 8-year-old working toward their first swim meet to the 22-year-old heroes on the blocks at the Olympic Games, USA Swimming athletes come in all shapes and sizes. In this section, you will find out how you can be a part of this exciting world!


America's Swim Team Athlete Focus

Meet Your America’s Swim Team teammates!

Did you know that as a member of USA Swimming, you are on the same team as 400,000 other swimmers across the country? Yep, your team includes heroes like Ryan Lochte and Natalie Coughlin, as well as all the kids on this page. Whether you swim in Eureka or Topeka, you are a member of America’s Swim Team!


western ZoneRichard Kovalcik

Name: Richard Kovalcik
Age: 13
Team: Peoria Red Sharks
Role Model: Tim Lincum
Favorite Stroke: Back Stroke
Favorite Events: 100 Back, 50 Back, Swim-a-thon (iron man), & Tri's.
Favorite Swimmer: Michael Phelps
Future Goal: MLB Pitcher
Hobbies: Bikes, Planes, Chess
Famous Person You’d Like to Meet: Will Farrell 
Favorite Books: Rangers Apprentice Series
Favorite Movie: What About Bob
When I Grow up I want to be: A MLB pitcher
If I could change one thing it would be: Food for Everyone, End Hunger

Want to see your profile in Splash Magazine or on usaswimming.org? Answer all of the questions above and send your answers and a photo to splash@usaswimming.org. To see more of your America's Swim Team teammates, visit our Athlete Focus archive.

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