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+00:00 March 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+00:00 February 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+00:00 January 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+00:00 December 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+00:00 December 14th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

NAC Alumni Interview: Chris Kellam

1) You swam for NAC back in the 90s. Can you tell us a little bit about your background/career at NAC? *My love of and bond with the swimming culture started with NAC.  I started when I was 5 or 6.  I took swim lessons and started at the local YMCA because my parents owned [...]

By | 2017-09-13T15:05:27+00:00 September 13th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

3 NAC Athletes Selected for National Teams

Congratulations to Meaghan Raab and Alex Walsh, who were selected as members of the 2017-2018 USA Swimming National Team.  The National Team is made up of 115 athletes, and are selected if they are one of the fastest 6 athletes in the country in an Olympic Event. Both Meaghan and Alex were selected as a [...]

By | 2017-09-07T14:30:55+00:00 September 7th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Meaghan Raab Wins 2 National Championships at US Open

Five NAC athletes traveled to Long Island, New York for the 2017 US Open Championships, which took place August 1 - August 6, 2017.  Highlighted by finals swims by Allie Raab, Meaghan Raab, and Gretchen Walsh, NAC had a strong showing.  The full roster also consisted of Tim Raab and Mary Cayten Brakefield. Meaghan Raab [...]

By | 2017-08-16T14:45:03+00:00 August 16th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments