Kendall Brent, Kensey McMahon Make World Junior Open Water Championships
Long Time Floridian coach Todd Mann will be assistant coach
April 30, 2016 – – Kendall Brent, Kensey McMahon and coach Todd Mann make the World Junior Open Water Championships scheduled for for July 16-18 in Hoorn, the Netherlands. USA Swimming released the names of the team members and coaches this weekend and all three Floridians were super excited.
“I’m so excited! Being part of this team is so surreal and I can’t wait to represent the USA!!” says Swim Florida’s distance specialist, Kendall Brent. Brent made the team by getting 19th in the 10K Open Water Championships earlier this April with a 2:05.52. She will swim in the 10K.
Coach Todd Mann, a Florida State graduate, who recently took over the head coaching job at the USA Swimming club Razorback Aquatic Club AquaHawgs, will serve as the assistant coach says, “It is an honor to be selected to the USA coaching staff for the World Junior Open Water Championships. I look forward to working with the swimmers and representing Team USA.” Razorback Aquatic Club put two swimmers on the team, Hayley Pike and Taylor Pike.
Bolles swimmer Kensey McMahon, who will compete in the 7.5K at World Juniors, made the team by getting 18th at the Open Water Championships swimming stroke for stroke with Kendall Brent, who also went 2:05.52.