Neil Walker

Neil Walker

About Neil Walker

Neil Walker (born June 25, 1976 in Verona, Wisconsin) is an Olympic and former World-Record-holding swimmer from the United States. He swam for the USA at the 2000 Olympics, where he won a silver medal, and at the 2004 Olympics, where he won a bronze. He also twice won gold in the medley relay, after swimming in the preliminaries. At the 2000 Short Course Worlds in Athens, Greece, he set short course World Records in the 50 back, 100 back and 100 I.M.. Walker retired from swimming competitively after the 2008 U.S. Olympic Trials and started a swim school with Olympian and former Longhorn teammate Ian Crocker and U.S. National Champion and former Longhorn teammate James Fike with locations in Austin and Dallas. He is currently the head coach of Rockwall Aquatics Center of Excellence (RACE) in Rockwall, Texas.