YOTA Swim Team News

We have always treasured the relationship that we have with our local high school programs and it’s coaches. In an effort to continue to grow that relationship, as well as help improve the quality of high school swimming within the Triangle, we are offering an opportunity for high school athletes,... read more
For the 2014 - 2015 school year, over 1,900 swimmers earned USA Swimming's Scholastic All-American status. All high school sopohomores, juniors, and seniors who maintain a 3.5 GPA and meet the 2011 Jr. National bonus time standard qualify for this award. North Carolina Swimming has 119 honorees,... read more
YOTA Families,When ordering YOTA Swim Team gear please go to All-American Swim Supply's website, click on the "Team Store" tab and enter the code "YOTA545" to enter the team store. You will be able to purchase YOTA specific apparel (suits, parkas, warm-ups, swim bags) and equipment (paddles, buoy,... read more
Raleigh, NC – The YMCA of the Triangle Area (YOTA) Swim Team is excited to announce the addition of Chris Bushelman to its coaching staff as the new Chapel Hill-Durham Senior Site Director. Chris will bring his vast YMCA coaching experience and thorough knowledge of elite level swimming to the... read more


The YOTA Swim Team will create a culture of excellence where achievement is inevitable by focusing our efforts toward:

  1. Team success at designated YOTA focus meets.
  2. Establishing a program where athletes are taught to become confident and aggressive competitors with superior stroke mechanics, training and racing habits, and overall athletic fitness.
  3. Creating a fun, team-oriented environment while maintaining the integrity of the YMCA’s core values and beliefs.


The YOTA Swim Team is dedicated and committed to consistently leading the Triangle, North Carolina, and USA Swimming in developing athletes and individuals who achieve success at the highest reaches of their potential, both in and out of the pool.