2023 USA Swimming National Select Camp - D'Orazio

Kristin Schulze

Will D’Orazio Invited to Participate in USA Swimming’s
2023 National Select Camp

Camp highlights 104 up-and-coming athletes across the country


San Antonio, TX Swimmer – Will D’Orazio was selected to participate in the USA Swimming’s 2023 National Select Camp.  The camp features up-and-coming swimmers throughout the country and will provide an exclusive training and educational opportunity for all athletes in attendance.  Invited athletes will gather at the United States Olympic and Paralympic Training Center in Colorado Springs, Colorado, October 12-15, 2023.  Numerous National Team athletes and Olympians have previously attended the National Select Camps, including Katie Ledecky, Bobby Finke, Lilly King, Michael Andrew, Hali Flickinger, and Kieran Smith. 

“We are extremely proud to have Will representing Alamo Area Aquatics Association at the National Select Camp” said Alamo Area Aquatics Association Head Coach Mike Witt.  “This honor reflects all the hard work that Will puts into training and is the next step toward their life-long dream of representing the United States at international competitions.”


During the three-day camp, 52 boys and 52 girls will experience the day-to-day routine of a National Team athlete.  The athletes will learn about post-race recovery, drug and supplement rules, psychological training skills, nutrition, and race strategy.

Athletes were selected for the camps based on the following criteria: 

  1. The top three athletes in each event, based on Long Course Meters (LCM) competition ranking from September 1, 2022 – August 31, 2023.

  2. The six female and six male athletes with the highest individual IMX PowerPoint scores between September 1, 2022 – August 31, 2023.

  3. The top two open water athletes in the 7.5k as well as the top 14-year-old athlete and 15-year-old athlete in the 5k from the 2023 USA Swimming Open Water Junior Nationals. 

For more information and full selection criteria for National Select Camps, please click here

Alamo Area Aquatics Association is a San Antonio, TX year-round swim program.  The team has helped several swimmers qualify for the Olympic Trials and National Teams over the years.  The program continues to grow and additional information about the team can be found on the following link.  https://www.alamoareaaquatics.com/page/home


About USA Swimming

As the National Governing Body for the sport of swimming in the United States, USA Swimming is a 400,000-member service organization that promotes the culture of swimming by creating opportunities for swimmers and coaches of all backgrounds to participate and advance in the sport through clubs, events and education. Our membership is comprised of swimmers from the age group level to the Olympic Team, as well as coaches and volunteers. USA Swimming is responsible for selecting and training teams for international competitions including the Olympic Games and strives to serve the sport through its core objectives. For more information, visit www.usaswimming.org.

IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Thursday, September 28, 2023

Team Contact: Mike Witt ([email protected]