Maryellen Newton is serving as the Spring intern for the USA Swimming Foundation. As a part of this internship, she will provide support to the other seven staff members, serving in roles for social media, Swim-a-Thon, Youth and Adult Performance Camps, database coordination, and many other projects.
Maryellen was a competitive swimmer for 10 years growing up. While an injury prevented her from swimming in college, she still closely follows the sport. Maryellen graduated from Samford University in Birmingham, Alabama in May 2018 with two degrees: Journalism & Mass Communication and Psychology. She relocated to Colorado Springs in September 2018 after spending 20 years in Birmingham.