In her Olympic debut at the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing, Schmitt won a bronze medal as a member of the 4×200-meter freestyle relay.
Besides his experiences as a Badger swimmer and parent, Doug has been an integral part of Swim Across America, the NYAC’s swim team and is a coaching member of USA Swimming.
Twenty-one-year-old diver Kassidy Cook will compete in the 3-meter springboard competition at this summer's Olympic Games.
'It just kind of happened, but now that I have someone it is stability and it is nice,' said the chiseled Team USA veteran.
Allison Rodgers Schmitt (born June 7, 1990) is an American competition swimmer who specializes in freestyle events, and is an eight-time Olympic medalist.
Schmitt was named Swim Swam's Swammy Award-winner for Female Swimmer of the Year in 2012.
Schmitt was born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania in 1990 to Ralph and Gail Schmitt.
Lochte was the only member of the team to swim earlier in the event's semifinals. America hasn't lost the relay in an Olympics since 2000.
Phelps, Dwyer and Haas were added to the squad before the finals, where their fresh bodies and strong showings earlier in these Games gave the U. Phelps has been a member of all four teams, dating back to the Athens games.
As we reported in our December 2014 feature, the majority of the offenders were allowed to continue coaching for years, despite their misconduct—until 2010, when media exposure forced USA Swimming’s hand and the organization began publishing a list of banned coaches.
Over the past three months, Banned by USA Swimming: February 18, 2003Current status: Released; listed on the national sex-offender registry In 2002, while working as a coach for the Northern Arizona Swimming Association, Arabas was arrested and charged with abusing more than half a dozen teenage girls.
In total, Schmitt has won seventeen medals in major international competitions: eleven gold, five silver, and two bronze spanning the Summer Olympics, the FINA World Championships, the Pan Pacific Championships, and the Pan American Games.