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Tim Teeter

The Swim Team is beaming with pride as one of its esteemed alumni, Kai van Westering, has recently qualified for the Paris Olympics in the 200 Backstroke. This remarkable achievement took place at the World Aquatics Championships held in Doha, Qatar. Kai's incredible time of 1:56.91 was not only a personal best but also met the rigorous qualifying standard set for the prestigious event. Kai van Westering's journey towards this momentous achievement has been nothing short of awe-inspiring. Having honed his skills and developed a deep love for swimming while...

Tim Teeter

Doha, Qatar – February 9, 2024 – The Swim Team proudly acknowledges the outstanding performance of swimmer Michael Brinegar at the recent Open Water World Championships. Brinegar, representing the United States, showcased exceptional skill and determination throughout the competition, earning accolades for his commendable efforts. In the highly competitive 10K race, Brinegar demonstrated his prowess by finishing in 19th place, narrowly missing out on securing a spot at the upcoming Paris Olympics by just one position. Despite this setback, Brinegar's performance attests to his resilience and dedication to his craft....

Tim Teeter

Villa Park, California, December 3, 2023 – The Swim Team surged to unparalleled success at the recent ORCA Meet, delivering an extraordinary showcase of talent and determination. Led by standout performances from Casey Hecht and Sebastian Hibbert, the team achieved unprecedented milestones, setting new club records and securing qualifications for prestigious championships. Casey Hecht demonstrated an exceptional display of skill, setting an impressive four club records, solidifying a reputation as a rising star in the swimming community. Sebastian Hibbert matched this feat by setting three club records, showcasing remarkable prowess...

Tim Teeter

Fuchala, Portugal, December 2, 2023 – The Swim Team proudly announces that Michael Brinegar, a distinguished member of its elite squad, has secured a coveted spot to represent the United States at the upcoming 2024 World Championships Open Water Championships in Doha, Qatar. This remarkable achievement marks a significant milestone in Brinegar's career and underscores his exceptional talent in the world of open water swimming. Brinegar's dedication, perseverance, and outstanding performance have earned him a well-deserved place among the elite athletes competing on the global stage. His relentless pursuit of...

Tim Teeter

La Mirada, California - November 2, 2023 The Swim Team (TST) kicked off the Kevin Perry meet with an impressive start, setting the pool on fire with remarkable performances. David Johnston led the way, making waves by approaching the American record in the 1000 Freestyle. The team secured the top four spots in this thrilling race. David Johnston demonstrated his exceptional skill and determination, claiming the first-place victory with a remarkable time of 8:34.82. His incredible performance was not only a testament to his talent but also came tantalizingly close...

Tim Teeter

Lake Forest, California - October 31, 2023 The Swim Team is proud to announce the inclusion of Nico Morales Ostergaard on the prestigious USA Swimming Scholastic All-American Team. This honor reflects not only Nico's exceptional swimming talents but also his outstanding academic achievements, making him one of the nation's top scholar-athletes. The USA Swimming Scholastic All-American Team annually recognizes swimmers who have demonstrated excellence both in the pool and the classroom. Achieving this distinction is no small feat, as it requires maintaining a high GPA while excelling in competitive swimming....

Tim Teeter

Lake Forest, California - October 30, 2023 The Swim Team Earns Silver Medal Status in the USA Swimming Club Excellence Program The Swim Team from Lake Forest, California, has achieved an outstanding milestone by securing the prestigious Silver Medal status in the USA Swimming Club Excellence program. This esteemed recognition places them among the top 200 swim teams in the entire United States. The USA Swimming Club Excellence program is designed to recognize and reward clubs for their commitment to excellence in performance, leadership, and long-term development. Earning a Silver...

Tim Teeter

The Swim Team's Dylan Porges combined with teammates, Jorge Iga, Anders DuPont, and Hector Ruvalcaba to establish a new Mexican national record in the 4 x 200 Free Relay at the 2023 Pan American Games. The quartet finished just out of the medals in fourth place. Congrats to Dylan and his teammates!

Brad Schumacher

The U.S. picked up a bronze medal with Will Gallant, who clocked a 7:58.96 to finish 3rd.