How Swimmers Should Navigate Ivy League Admission

Parents of student-athletes who are not our clients often call us around late October. Their call goes something like this: “My daughter just got a call from the swim coach at the school to which she will be applying Early Decision in a few days. The coach told her that … 

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A Salute to Harvard Swimming

While we’re more about Dartmouth Swimming here at Ivy Coach being as Brian of our firm played water polo and swam for the Big Green, we must tip our swim caps to the Harvard Men’s Swimming & Diving Team. Some months ago, “60 Minutes” profiled Schuyler Bailar (check out the segment … 

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Applicant to Harvard

We came across an article up on “Swim Swam” about a rising high school senior, Sonia Wang, who gave a verbal commitment to swim for Harvard recently. Sure, athletic recruits can give verbal commitments to universities and the article expressly makes clear that Sonia has not gained admission to Harvard yet. In … 

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