On Deck with Allan McCallum

Allan McCallum

Allan McCallum

Jan. 27, 2006

What are the biggest reasons you decided to attend TCU?
I really liked the coaches and the campus

If you weren't on the swimming team, what other sport would you most like to play in college?
Skiing

What is the most memorable moment in your swimming career?
When Aran (Bean), Cameron (Allred) and I finished 1-2-3 in the 200 breast at conference last year

What athlete in any sport has been your biggest idol?
Dan Jansen

What three words would people most likely use to describe you?
Down-to-earth, laid back and shy

What superstitions or rituals do you have when getting ready for a meet?
I like to sit off by myself and go through my race in my head before I swim

What is your dream job?
Athletics Director

In a movie about your life, what actor would you choose to portray you?
Tom Hanks

What is the best advice anyone has ever given you?
"Always do your best work and give your best effort in whatever you do. Take pride in what you have accomplished." -- My dad

What is your favorite part of being on the TCU swimming team?
Being with the guys, the locker room and hanging out after meets

What is your favorite book of all time?
"Chronicles of Narnia"

What three people (past or present) would you most like to have lunch with?
Dan Jansen, Tommy Moe and Douglas MacArthur

What is something thing about yourself that most people don't know?
I can clap with one hand

What have you always wanted to do, but haven't done yet?
Ride a bull

If you could be the swimming coach for the day, what is one thing you would do?
Let everybody do the sprinters' workout

What is something that you wish you were better at doing?
Being more productive with my free time

What is your favorite TV show?
"Teen Titans"

What are your greatest fears/phobias?
Snakes

Which team member would most likely win $1 million on the reality TV show "Survivor"?
George Gooch

What is your favorite class that you have taken at TCU?
World Religion

 

 


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