Sea of Blue at 2017 USAS Convention

USAS Convention Luncheon


Hannah Moore
Zane Grothe
Lindsay Mintenko
Rowdy Gaines

The 2018 luncheon was held in Jacksonville, Florida on Friday, September 28 at The River Club ballroom.

Our speakers included:

Zane Grothe has made a name for himself in 2018 after winning the 400m and 800m free at the Phillips 66 National Championships and earning three medals at the Pan Pacific Championships (gold in the 800m free, silver in the 1500m free and bronze in the 400m free). A 2014 graduate from Auburn University, Zane will join us and share his experience as a National Team swimmer.

After qualifying for her first Pan Pacs this year in the 10K, Hannah Moore will join us and share her experiences in Tokyo. At Open Water Nationals, Hannah was the runner-up in the 5K and placed 6th in the 10K.

USA Swimming National Team Managing Director and two-time Olympic gold medalist Lindsay Mintenko will talk about our outstanding 2018 Pan Pacs team and their success in the pool and in open water.

Three-time gold medalist, USA Swimming Foundation Ambassador and NBC's "Voice of Swimming" Rowdy Gaines will be our Emcee at the Luncheon.

Attendees at this event had the opportunity to meet, take photos with and hear from Hannah and Rowdy. A portion of your ticket price will be a donation to the USA Swimming Foundation and support our mission to save lives and build champions – in the pool and in life.

Medley at Convention Luncheon


Thank you to all of our guests who attended the 2017 USA Swimming Foundation's annual United States Aquatic Sports Convention Luncheon in Dallas, TX and made it such a success!

Our special guests for this event were 2016 Olympic medalist Josh Prenot and 2017 National Team member Michael Chadwick. Rounding out the lineup were USA Swimming's former National Team Director, Frank Busch, and 3-time Olympic gold medalist and USA Swimming Foundation Ambassador, Rowdy Gaines.

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