National Governing Bodies, Organizations, and Associations
WSCA Proposes the World Swimming Association
The World Swimming Coaches Association (WSCA) proposal for a World Swimming Assocoation (WSA) to replace FINA as the world governing body for swimming is getting clearer with the release of the Proposed Provisions for the World Swimming Association. They have listed the proposed provisions with a side-by-side comparison to the same, existing,...
FINA Swimming - Time to Change the Swimming World - George Block, WSCA President
FINA Swimimng - Time to Change the Swimming World - George Block, WSCA President Fellow swimming coaches, we have come to a place where we must decide if we should put great efforts into continuous, incremental change within FINA, or risk and achieve much more and Change the Swimming World own swimming federations. Most of us frequently coach...
Frank Busch Named USA Swimming National Team Director
USA Swimming named two-time Olympic coach Frank Busch as its National Team Director. Busch brings a wealth of coaching experience to the role, including 31 years as head coach at the University of Arizona and the University of Cincinnati, where he coached more than 30 swimmers to the Olympics.
Is USA Swimming Doing Enough to Protect Swimmers from Sexual Predator…
USA Swimming's Executve Director, Chuck Wielgus, issued a statement on 13 April 2010 on "Discussing Sexual Misconduct and Child Protection" - is USA Swimming doing enough to protect swimmers from sexual predators?
USA Swimming Foundation
The USA Swimming Foundation is the fundraising arm of our sport’s National Governing Body, USA Swimming, which is a member-based, 501(c)3 non-profit organization that provides a broad range of programs and services that focus on inspiring and enabling our members to achieve excellence in the sport of swimming and, more importantly, in life.
LEN - Ligue Europeene de Natation
The governing body of 50 national European Swimming Federations, overseen by an elected Bureau composed of Members, representing 13 different Federations in Europe.
The American Red Cross
LEN - Ligue Europeene de Natation
The governing body of 50 national European Swimming Federations' with administrative headquarters in Rome (ITA), overseen by an elected Bureau composed of Members, and representing 13 different Federations. Swimming, diving, water polo, synchronized swimming, open water swimming, and masters swimming.
The American Swim Coaches Association - The professional coaching organization for swimming in the United States.
The Australian Swimming Coaches & Teachers Association - Their motto is "from infants to internationals" and they mean it.
Federation Internationale De Natation Amateur - They govern it all - Masters, Open Water, Diving, Water Polo and Synchronized Swimming.
The International Olympic Committee - These folks don't actually run the sports in the Olympics, but they coordinate the event.
National Collegiate Athletic Association - The major controlling body for collegiate swimming competition in the U.S.A.
National Interscholastic Swimming Coaches Association - The site for high school swimming, diving, and water polo coaches' in the USA.
United States Water Polo
The NGB for Water Polo in the USA.
The NGB for diving in the USA.
United States Masters Swimming - The governing body for "adult" swimming in the United States.
The United States Olympic Committee - The people that coordinate the national governing bodies in the USA with the world's Olympic movement.
United States Synchronized Swimming
The NGB for Synchronized Swimming in the USA.
The World Swimming Coaches Association - The international professional coaching organization.
YMCA National Swimming and Diving Advisory Committee
THE NGB for YMCA Swimming and Diving; includes links to national championship meets.
USS (USA Swimming)
The official governing body for swimming in the United States. The National Governing Body for swimming in the US divides the country in to areas, called Local Swimming Committees.