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Mike Mann Mondays: Katie Ledecky & Going Pro

Posted on May 7, 2018 5:00:00 AM by Dorian Capers in olympian, in Olympics, in college, in competitive swimming, in Swimming Community

In this segment, we ask Master's Swimmer, World Record Holder, and humble SwimLabs Co-Founder, Mike Mann his insight on the sport and swimming news happening around the world!

This Week's Question:

Katie Ledecky is one of the greatest swimmers still competing and recently 'went pro'. People associated with swimming but unfamiliar with the rules here are wondering, what does ‘turning pro’ really mean (in this context)?

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College Searches – Keeping Your Sanity

Posted on Feb 13, 2018 7:00:00 AM by Susan Rapp-von der Lippe in college, in Parenting Tips, in olympian, in Swimming Community

This mom knows all too well the stresses of helping a son and daughter with their college decision.

Academics, location, swim program, division level, team dynamics, and overall college cost kept me up many nights. I don’t remember my college search being quite so stressful but then again, that was 1983 and I was being recruited by a few top swimming programs. My parents lucked out with four of their girls receiving full swimming scholarships and a brother attending West Point. Nowadays, colleges are twice the cost (or more), and there are vastly more great athletes vying for coveted scholarships.

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