YOTA Swim Team News

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
Come join the YOTA Coaches for a pot luck dinner to kick-off the 2015 - 2016 season! We will be at the Finley YMCA (9216 Baileywick Road, Raleigh, NC 27615) from 5:00 - 8:00 PM on Sunday, September 13th. We will have access to the pool, the soccer fields, and an enclosed space for food. We ask that... read more
Championship Results & Live Video Streamday 1200 Medley Relay (Prelims):Women: Kate Moore, Claire Williams, Haley Bishop, Jenny Nusbaum (1:59.11) are top seed heading into finals. Way to go ladies!Men: Alex Carson, Chase Binion, Stephen Barlow, Seth Maslowski (1:47.97) are 6th going into finals... read more
Session 3 is complete and we are ready for our final night of short course action! Check tonights final's heat sheet by following this link - click here! Finals warm-up begins at 5:00pm. Meet begins at 6:00pm.


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.