OMAHA, NE- On June 13-20 Baylor Swim Club / Baylor School athlete Ellie Waldrep will compete in the 2021 U.S. Olympic Team Trials- Swimming. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the 2021 Olympic Trials will be divided into two competitions, with Wave I on June 4-7, 2021 and Wave II on June 13-20, 2021. Wave II will continue to serve as the sole qualifier for pool swimmers on the U.S. Olympic Team for the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020. Waldrep has qualified in both 100-meter and 200-meter backstroke events. The preliminary heats in the 100-meter backstroke will swim on Monday, June 14th, and prelims heats of the 200-meter backstroke will take place on Friday, June 18th.
Below is the official 2021 Olympic Team Trials Page for the Baylor Swim Club. On this page you can find meet information on the 2021 US Olympic Team Trials, current Baylor Swim Club athletes that have qualified for trials, and past Baylor Swim Club Olympic Trials qualifiers. Please be sure to check back often for all the latest Baylor Swim Club Olympic Trials news and information.
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the 2021 Olympic Trials will be divided into two competitions, with Wave I on June 4-7, 2021, and Wave II on June 13-20, 2021. Wave II will continue to serve as the sole qualifier for pool swimmers on the U.S. Olympic Team for the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020.
CHATTANOOGA, TN- This week Baylor Swim Club / Baylor School athlete Ellie Waldrep was featured in the Chattanooga area local media ahead of her competition at the 2021 Olympic Team Trials- Swimming (June 13-20) in Omaha, NE next week. She appeared in an article in the Chattanooga Times Free Press which charts her journey to the 2021 Olympic Team Trials. Waldrep was also featured on WRCB which was in the 4 PM, 6 PM, and 11 PM newscasts on Thursday, June 10th. See the links below
It is once again time for another great season of CASL summer league swimming, and Nights at the Races. Below is just some information the Baylor Swimming Staff would like to pass on to you.
Every Baylor Swim Club member who participates, officiates, coaches or attends a Monday or Thursday night meet has a great opportunity to spread the word about the benefits of Baylor Swim Club and year-round swimming. Our coaches will make the rounds at many meets, but we can’t be everywhere. These Monday and Thursday night meets are a great way for all members to get involved in building our program.
Below is the 2021 Baylor Swim Club Summer Practice Schedule. This schedule takes effect beginning Tuesday, June 1st. Please follow it closely.
CHATTANOOGA, TN- On Saturday, May 29th the Baylor School senior class of 2021 will participate in commencement ceremonies. We will honor the 2021 senior class with this short video below. Congratulations to all the Baylor School and Baylor Swim Club student-athletes. Good luck to all of these seniors in their future endeavors both in and out of the pool.
CHATTANOOGA, TN- Baylor School / Baylor Swim Club Head Coach Dan Flack was featured on the SwimSwam Podcast. The SwimSwam Podcast dives deeper into the sport you love with insider conversations about swimming. Hosted by Garrett McCaffrey SwimSwam welcomes both the biggest names in swimming that you already know, and rising stars that you need to get to know, as we break down the past, present, and future of aquatic sports.
Coach Flack talks about leading the Baylor girls and boys to state titles (TN) during a pandemic and talking through what a virtual state championship looked like. Flack also discusses being on staff at multiple colleges while also coaching for the associated club team and the knowledge he was able to gain from being around so many high-level and wise coaches.
See the complete SwimSwam podcast below.