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Practice + Pancakes: Eddie Reese Gives Texas Men “Numbers” Set for Trials Taper

On this Wednesday, the taper workout was simple: Eddie gave you a number, and you got to that number. For most of the guys, it was somewhere between 3k-4k. Current photo via Jack Spitser/Spitser Photography. Thanks to presenting partner SPIRE INSTITUTE, a scholastic boarding school where individuals: excel academically, master...
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After U-Turn on Retirement, Eddie Reese on Deck Of NCAA Champs Is Perfect Sight

After U-Turn on Retirement, Eddie Reese on Deck Of NCAA Champs Is Perfect Sight. The original plan had him gone – although not forgotten. A legend of his ilk will always have an influence, an impact that endures. But when a certain Hall of Fame coach announced his retirement from the University of Texas late last March, the 2022 edition of the NCAA Championships figured to have a different look. An unusual feel. A missing man in Burnt Orange.
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Shaine Casas Openly Discusses Choice to Go Pro, Train with Eddie Reese

Few swimmers choose to put their degree on hold to focus on their athletic career, but we see it frequently in other sports. Current photo via Jack Spitser/Spitser Photography. In the SwimSwam Podcast dive deeper into the sport you love with insider conversations about swimming. Hosted by Coleman Hodges, Garrett McCaffrey, and Gold Medal Mel Stewart, SwimSwam welcomes both the biggest names in swimming that you already know, and rising stars that you need to get to know, as we break down the past, present, and future of aquatic sports.
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2021 Swammy Awards: NCAA Men’s Coach of the Year – Eddie Reese

Under Reese's guidance, the Texas Longhorns swam fast all year and rolled to their 15th NCAA championship during Reese's tenure Current photo via Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com. To see all of our 2021 Swammy Awards, click here. NCAA MEN’S COACH OF THE YEAR – EDDIE REESE, TEXAS. Even after four...
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Eddie Reese Discusses the Importance of Underwater Kicking

Eddie Reese Discusses the Importance of Underwater Kicking. The recent interview of Eddie Reese, conducted by Brett Hawke on his eponymous podcast, keeps on giving. Originally a 90-minute interview on the Inside With Brett Hawke Podcast, Hawke has been gradually releasing smaller segments of his discussion with the legendary coach, including a three-minute chat about the importance of dolphin kicking.
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Eddie Reese Discusses Multiple Topics On Inside With Brett Hawke Podcast (Full Video)

Eddie Reese Discusses Multiple Topics On Inside With Brett Hawke Podcast. One of the greatest coaches in the history of the sport, Eddie Reese, recently joined the Inside With Brett Hawke Podcast to discuss a variety of topics over a 90-minute period. For Hawke, who has developed a sterling podcast and has interviewed some of the premier names in swimming, has long wanted Reese on his show, and was able to land a face-to-face discussion over the weekend.
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Eddie Reese Shares Thoughts on Orange & White, Flutter Kicking with Snorkels

Reese also commented one of his focuses during September: flutter kicking with snorkels and kickboards. Lots of flutter kicking with snorkels and boards Current photo via Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com. 2021 UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS ORANGE & WHITE INTRASQUAD SWIM MEET (MEN) Friday, September 24, 2021. Lee & Joe Jamail Texas Swimming Center.
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Shaine Casas to Turn Pro and Train at Texas with Eddie Reese

Shaine Casas to Turn Pro and Train at Texas with Eddie Reese. Weeks after we learned that Shaine Casas will be leaving his training base at Texas A&M and relocating to the University of Texas, Swimming World has learned more information on Casas’ future plans. The 21-year-old from McAllen, Texas, will not be using any of his remaining college eligibility with the Longhorns, and instead, he will be turning professional while training with Texas men’s coach Eddie Reese.
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Texas officially dedicates new pool in honor of legendary coach Eddie Reese

AUSTIN (KXAN) — Over a year after it officially opened, the Eddie Reese Outdoor Pool was officially dedicated on Saturday in honor of the legendary men’s swim coach. “I kind of feel that burden of representing everyone,” Reese said at the ceremony. “The good thing, I think when I examine what’s happened the last 44, 45 years, and I look at our results, I’ll see it as being maybe something more special than as I see it now. I’m pretty much in the mode of what have you done for me lately? I’m just moving on.”
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Eddie Reese to be Given ISHOF Lifetime Achievement Award – October 9

The ISHOF Lifetime Achievement Award is only giving when ISHOF deems someone worthy. The award has only been given out four other times in ISHOF’s 56 year history. The ISHOF Lifetime Achievement Award recognizes the lifetime dedication and achievements from someone in the swimming/aquatics community. Reese will be honored on October 9th, 2021.

Legendary Longhorns Swim Coach Eddie Reese Announces Retirement

43 years after being hired by Darrell Royal to lead the swimming program, legendary head coach Eddie Reese announced his retirement on Monday, bringing an end to an era in Austin. “Eddie Reese is truly the greatest coach ever,” Longhorns athletic director Chris Del Conte. said “His records speak for...