SWIMMING & DIVING
SWIMMING & DIVING SCHOLARSHIPS
Getting a scholarship in swimming can be challenging, as there is a greater amount of American swimmers. The earlier you sign up with FAST the better chance you will have on choosing the university you want.
There are 346 men's swimming teams in all the divisions and 585 women's swimming teams. But the difference is that each division has a certain about of scholarships they are able to give to the athletes and below is a break down.
TRAINING & SEASON
The training is set up differently for each coach. They will let you know the times you will have your training for the semester and when your competitions are. You will have practice 6 days out of the week and up to 20 hours of week of training. This includes on land training, in the pool, strength & conditioning and many other things.
The season starts in October and goes until late March early April. During the season the teams normally have dual-meets, which are against another team or compete at invitationals that are having many teams. The universities have a great support team with doctors, physiotherapist to make sure the athletes are staying healthy and getting stronger.
The coaches are certified coaches and are full-time coaches that are paid, by the university so they are there for the athletes to make them better.