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International Gold Medals & National Team Appointments!

NAC's Long Course Season ended on a high note, with our four athletes at Junior Pan Pacs putting together stellar performances.  Gretchen Walsh, Alex Walsh, Ella Nelson, and Allie Raab combined for 9 medals, including 7 Gold, with each athlete making A final appearances. Gretchen Walsh set the meet record in the 100 Freestyle, breaking [...]

By |2018-11-12T11:31:44+00:00September 6th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

NAC Athletes Dominant at US Nationals

Five NAC athletes traveled to Irvine, California for the USA Swimming Nationals held July 25-29, 2018. Ella Nelson, Allie Raab, Meaghan Raab, Alex Walsh, and Gretchen Walsh put together an incredible week, with all four of the 18 and under athletes qualifying for the Junior Pan Pacific Championships taking place in Fiji at the end [...]

By |2018-08-20T13:13:20+00:00August 20th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

NAC Alumni Interview: Chas Morton

You swam for John here at NAC back in the 80s. Can you tell us a little bit about your NAC experience/background? I started swimming the Nashville Swim League for Carnton Country Club. NAC had a booth at the City Meet. I had some success at the summer league level and decided to pursue the [...]

By |2018-06-14T09:52:58+00:00June 14th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

NAC Swimmers Break 2 National Age Group Records

  Congratulations to Gretchen and Alex Walsh, sisters, who both broke NAG records at the 2018 Southern Premier meet. Gretchen Walsh who has broken the 15-16 National Age Group Record in the 50 yard free.  Her time of a 21.85 on Saturday at the Southern Premier meet makes her the youngest female swimmer ever to go [...]

By |2018-03-06T15:16:10+00:00March 6th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

NAC Penny Pounding

Nashville Aquatic Club swimmers dramatically impacted a poor rural community half way across the world. Throughout the month of December 2017, NAC swimmers participated with the nonprofit Project R12 in what is called the Christmas Campaign; where the swimmers donated their own pennies and dollars to raise money to buy sustainable Christmas gifts for poor families [...]

By |2018-02-13T14:13:25+00:00February 13th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Masters/Tri Q&A: Jack Smith

What is your triathlete/swimming history?  I am an adult onset swimmer and could not swim a length of a pool until my mid-thirties. I am still a pretty terrible swimmer, though I have made big strides since coming under Ashley's tutelage when we moved to Nashville in 2015. In terms of triathlons, I have been [...]

By |2018-01-31T14:12:57+00:00January 31st, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

NAC Alumni Interview with Lindsay McIlvain

  1) You swam at NAC in the early-mid 2000s. Can you tell us a little bit about your career/background at NAC? My family moved to the Nashville area from California in July 2000 and I graduated from Brentwood High in 2005. My parents ultimately chose theNAC program and I was very glad! The success [...]

By |2017-12-27T13:09:04+00:00December 27th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

NAC Athletes Collect Medals at National, International Competitions

  The holiday season has seen NAC athletes with incredible performances both here at home in Tennessee and abroad! NAC took seven athletes to the 2017 Speedo Winter Junior Championships in Knoxville, TN December 6-9, 2017.  Overall, the NAC women's team of Julia Jane Eskew, Lauren Hurt, Ella Nelson, Allie Raab, Alex Walsh, and Gretchen [...]

By |2017-12-14T14:27:21+00:00December 14th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments