A Chat With America’s Swim Meet Announcer Extraordinaire, Sam Kendricks | Swim Talk


Behind the scenes at Swim Talk A2B
Sam’s experiences transitioning from youth football to swimming
Sam was a walk-on at UT?
Eddie Reese’s influence and mentoring
“The Thrill of Victory, the Agony of Defeat”
Sam’s thoughts about the impact of Covid-19 on competitive swimming
How Sam preps to announce a swim meet
Sam almost gives Bob a heart attack
Sam’s favorite pools
Texas vs SMU dual 1980, “Most Exciting Meet Ever”
220-yd butterfly?
Will Sam announce at 2021 NCAAs? Will there BE a 2021 NCAAs?
Sam Kendricks: 40+ years of excellence

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Production engineer and certified swim coach. Full-time IT consultant, spare-time swimming aficionado. 2 sons, 2 daughters and a wife. President of the Faroe Islands Swimming Association. Likes to run :-)

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