Huge shout out to Team Elite Swimmers Kathleen Baker, Katie Meili, Michael Chadwick, Anthony Ervin and Tim Phillips who have all been named to USA Swimming's 2017-2018 National Team! Additional congrats to Coach David Marsh who is a 2017-2018 National Team Coach! Here we come Tokyo 2020.
Check it out via SwimSwam and congrats Katie!: https://swimswam.com/law-student-katie-meili-joins-georgetown-coaching-staff/
Read all about it via SwimSwam!: https://swimswam.com/luka-gabrilo-take-israeli-national-team-coach/
Great shot by Coach Marsh from the Energy for Swim charity event in Italy last week!
Team Elite is coming home with EIGHT World Championship medals, totaling 20% of the United States' record breaking and world leading haul. Huge congrats to Michael Chadwick (Gold, 4 x 100 Freestyle Relay), Tim Phillips (Gold, 400 Medley Relay), Katie Meili (Gold - 400 Medley Relay, Silver - 100 Breaststroke, Bronze - 50 Breaststroke), and Kathleen Baker (Gold - 400 Medley Relay, Silver - 100 Backstroke, Bronze 200 Backstroke). Extra shout-out to Kathleen's AMERICAN RECORD in the 50 Backstroke and WORLD RECORD with the Women's 400 Medley Relay team!
via Coach Marsh and Speedo in the new issue of Men's Fitness!: http://www.mensfitness.com/training/pro-tips/10-safety-tips-swimming-open-water
via The Jerusalem Post: http://www.jpost.com/Israel-News/Sports/Israels-top-swimmers-target-success-at-Worlds-500469
Team Elite had a strong showing at the 2017 Maccabiah Games! Representing Team USA, Anthony Ervin won gold medals in the 50m Freestyle, 100m Freestyle, anchored the 400 Medley Relay to gold + split a 23.3 butterfly leg to win an exhibition 200 Medley Relay with Lenny Krayzelburg, Alex Blavatnik and Jason Lezak. Project Rising Star had an excellent showing at the Wingate Institute for Israel with Andi Murez winning gold in the 100 and 200 Freestyle + 4x100 Freestyle relay, David Gambourg racing to Silver in the 100 Freestyle as well as gold in the 400 Freestyle relay, and Marcus Schlesinger taking the title in the 100 butterfly, with Yakov Toumarkin winning gold in the 200 backstroke.
Team Elite will be TEN athletes strong at next week's World Championships! We'll be cheering for Marius Kusch representing Germany, Meiron Cheruti, Andi Murez, Marcus Schlesinger and Yakov Toumarkin from Israel; Ryosuke Irie for Japan; and Kathleen Baker, Michael Chadwick, Katie Meili, and Tim Phillips from the USA. Let's go!
Missed Team Elite's performances to get on the 2017 USA Swimming World Championship team? You can now view them below! Re-live these amazing moments + pick up some world class technique tips just by watching.
Check out interviews with Team USA World Championships members Kathleen Baker, Michael Chadwick, Katie Meili, and Tim Phillips from last week's U.S. Nationals / World Championship Trials in Indianapolis! And don't miss Katie Meili's amazing on-land announcement.
HUGE congrats to Team Elite members Kathleen Baker (50 Backstroke, 100 Backstroke, 200 Backstroke), Michael Chadwick (400 Freestyle Relay), Katie Meili (50 Breaststroke, 100 Breaststroke), and Tim Phillips (50 Butterfly, 100 Butterfly), who ALL qualified for the 2017 U.S. World Championship Team! Additional shout-out to Kathleen Baker who set a new U.S. Open Record in the 100 Backstroke at last week's Nationals, clocking 58.57. Congrats to all! See you in Hungary.
Check out Coach Marsh on SwimSwam's Coleman's Carpool, talking all things UC-San Diego, the expansion of Team Elite, as well as the new nickname he gave George W Bush at The White House. Enjoy!
Coach David Marsh announced today that he has accepted the position of Head Men's and Women's Swim Coach for The University of California Swimming and Diving teams! This also expands Team Elite to the West Coast, making Team Elite Aquatics officially bi-costal. Read all about it via Swimming World and check out the video below of David in his own words.
Flip through the gallery to see all that the campers did and learned with David and the Team Elite athletes!
Ever wonder what it's like to train with the pros? Now is your chance as Coach David Marsha and Team Elite are offering a Technique Camp in Charlotte, North Carolina in June.
Contact Amy Kosofsky via email@example.com to register and for additional details! See you there.
Check out the new issue of Men's Fitness magazine to learn some pro swimming tips from Coach Marsh! Whether you're a lap swimmer or elite, there's much to learn from this awesome piece. On newsstands now! And thanks to Speedo for making it happen.