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Former U. swimmers offer contrasting take on coach’s practices
College athletics » Among the swimmers trained by Winslow, there are some harsh critics, but also some avid defenders.


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"He was trying to have everyone on the really high bar," he said. "It was really hard and challenging. I could see how the physiological pressure turned into psychological pressure."

Austin Fiascone, a former walk-on who was dismissed from the team in the fall, said the underwaters — sprints swam under the water line — are common but "never at the volume that he was asking for."

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Both Lezin and Fiascone said they believed the university failed to take proper steps at addressing the concerns and complaints of their teammates. Fiascone said he regrets only that he did not speak up sooner about Winslow.

"We were so young, but we knew it wasn’t right," he said. "It was unbelievably evident. A lot of people are still afraid to talk, but we were so afraid to talk because he was a guy who would seek revenge on you."

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