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Tim Hinchey Named President and CEO of USA Swimming

Tim Hinchey Named President and CEO of USA Swimming

| June 1, 2017 | 0 Comments

USA Swimming has named Tim Hinchey its new president and chief executive officer, effective July 12. Hinchey, who has been president of Major League

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USA Swimming Executive Director Chuck Wielgus Passes Away at 67

USA Swimming Executive Director Chuck Wielgus Passes Away at 67

| April 23, 2017 | 0 Comments

Chuck Wielgus, the longtime executive director of USA Swimming, died April 23 in Colorado Springs after

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Chuck Wielgus to Retire as Executive Director of USA Swimming

Chuck Wielgus to Retire as Executive Director of USA Swimming

| January 11, 2017 | 0 Comments

Chuck Wielgus has announced that he will retire as executive director of USA Swimming

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| August 5, 2016 | 0 Comments

Chuck Wielgus

In the world of national governing bodies, it’s rare to see an executive director whose tenure can be measured in decades. But Chuck Wielgus has found a winning formula at USA Swimming since taking over in 1997. In fact, he just received a contract extension through 2020. Among other accomplishments, he led the efforts to take the Olympic swimming trials from a natatorium to an arena, developed new corporate and television partnerships, and created the USA Swimming Foundation. His athletes have fared exceedingly well at the Olympic Summer Games, winning an average of 31 medals at each of the last three Games. He has also weathered significant controversy involving sexual abuse by coaches, which led to the Safe Sport program. In this interview with SportsTravel’s Jason Gewirtz, Wielgus discusses the upcoming Rio Games, progress

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Ray Essick, Long-Time USA Swimming Executive Director, Dies at 82

Ray Essick, Long-Time USA Swimming Executive Director, Dies at 82

| May 23, 2016 | 0 Comments

Ray Essick, the first executive director of USA Swimming, has died. He was 82. Essick guided

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2024 Olympic and Paralympic Summer Games

| January 8, 2015 | 0 Comments

The U.S. Olympic Committee has selected Boston as its candidate city for the 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Summer Games. The USOC board of directors

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