Making the Scholastic All–America team from Baylor is current sophomore Lillie Boggs, Baylor alumni Alex Borisov, and Daniel Unhuryan. Borisov is currently a freshman swimming at Northwestern University in Illinois, while Unhuryan is swimming at Lehigh University in Pennsylvania.
CHATTANOOGA, TN– In the September 2020 issue of Swimming World Magazine the Baylor School Boys ranked 2nd, the girls finished 4th, and took 1st in the combined Mythical National High School Championships: Best of the Decade (2010-2019). Swimming World compiled the top high school times over the last decade (2010-2019) to create a time based national championship heat sheet. They have broken down team scores into both public and independent school divisions.
Many of the Baylor School’s top swimmers appear on the heat sheet including Trey Freeman (’18) and Kristen Vredeveld (’13). It also features two National Independent School record-setting relay teams.
CHATTANOOGA, TN- Head Coach / Director of Competitive Swimming Dan Flack is thrilled to announce three new additions to the coaching staff for the 2020-2021 season. Coach Kelly McClanahan will be assuming the responsibilities of the Junior group coach which is the highest level of age-group swimming in the Baylor Program. Coach Francine Chittum who spent some time coaching our Developmental groups last season will be taking over as our Age Group (AG) Coach, and long time swimming lessons instructor Sarah Winters will be leading our Developmental- Red & White, practice groups.
Baylor School Swimming & Diving Named Named Combined NISCA National Independent School Dual Meet Champions
CHATTANOOGA, TN- The Baylor School Varsity Swimming & Diving team was named by the National Interscholastic Swim Coaches Association (NISCA) as 2019-2020 Combined National Independent School Dual Meet Champions. The Baylor School racked up a total of 11,086 power points between both the boys and girls teams. The NISCA awards program is based on submitted team results of high school athletes (grades 9-12) that are translated into power points. Despite COVID shutting down spring swimming in several states, the National Dual Meet Team Ranking Program had a solid showing with 320 teams entering. Though down from last year’s total, the number still exceeds the total number of teams participating in five out of the last 14 years.
The Baylor School is now hiring lifeguards. Applicants must have a current lifeguard certification from the American Red Cross, YMCA or Ellis. We have several different shifts available including mornings and evenings. Morning and Evening shifts are during coached practices. All shifts are at the Baylor School (171 Baylor School Rd, Chattanooga, TN 37405). Compensation ranges from $9.50 – $12 per hour depending on experience. Please email Laura Pitman for more information. See the job application below.
The Baylor School boys had a 3.628 team GPA to earn NISCA Silver Level Academic status. The boy’s team also got it done in the pool as they claimed the 2020 TISCA State Swimming & Diving Championship.
The Baylor School girls finished with a 3.600 team GPA earning NISCA Silver Level Academic Status. The girls were equally impressive in the pool taking the 2020 TISCA State Swimming & Diving Championship.
Olympian Missy Franklin & Baylor Alumni Kristen Vredeveld Inspire Baylor Swimmers During Special Zoom Meeting
CHATTANOOGA, TN- On Thursday evening July 2nd, the Baylor Swim Club hosted a private question and answer zoom meeting for its members and athletes with Olympic gold medalist Missy Franklin and Baylor School alumni Kristen Vredeveld.
Baylor Swim Club athletes were asked to submit questions ahead of time for Missy and Kristen to answer. Franklin and Vredeveld have a unique bond, as they are great friends and were college roommates during their time swimming at the University of California at Berkley. Franklin and Vredeveld discussed various topics that ranged from swimmers’ diet, the best memories of their swimming careers, and how athletes have to deal with adversity in and out of the pool.