Ann Arbor Masters Swimming (A2MS), the original masters swimming team in Ann Arbor, Michigan has been in existence for over 30 years.. Our stellar Coach Don Swalwell is a U.S. Masters Swimming Certified Level II Coach and former Eastern Michigan University swimmer. Coach Don has led the team forever and works toward advancing the health and wellness of all swimmers. The A2MS workout group consists of every level of swimmer from beginners to college-level and we welcome all. Coach Don will work with swimmers on their competitive journey through stroke development, improvement, and strength. Our team community is unsurpassed with members branching out to group triathlons and/or lake swims; national USMS and State Michigan Masters swimming meets; swim meet road trips; community service; horse-farm bonfires and get-togethers. We welcome everyone to the pool!
Don Swalwell has coached the Ann Arbor Masters Swimming since inception. That’s an awesome run and we as a team have benefited from his incredible history and experience in swimming. Don swam for Eastern Michigan University and is a designated USMS Masters Level II coach. Coach Don has prepared the team for wins at State and national competitions and he has also won individual awards in the 50 & 100 free; the MI-Masters and national USMS Coach of the Year award. Coach Don welcomes everyone. We are appreciative of his expertise.
Ann Arbor Masters Swimming (A2MS)
2018 USMS Nationals, Indianapolis, IN - GO ANN ARBOR MASTERS SWIMMING!
2023 Michigan Masters State Meet, Holland, MI. Small Team Women 2nd PL. Small Team Men 3rd PL. GO ANN ARBOR MASTERS SWIMMING!
Award winning USMS 800 Freestyle Relay - Ann Arbor Masters Swimmers: from left, Ryan, TODD MERCER, Nick & Sean
Tassos Valtadoros, 2023 Todd Mercer Award
Sophie Stepke, 2023 Todd Mercer Award
April Wyncott, 2022 Dorothy Donnelly Service Award, US Masters Swimming
Coach Don & Sophie
Post Practice Coffee
Sophie, 2022 Todd Mercer Award
Coach Don & A2MS Family
2019 State Meet