2019 NCAA Offseason Coaching Carousel: Hiring Season in Full Swing

Within about two weeks of the conclusion of the 2018-2019 NCAA swimming & diving championship season, there were well over 10 Division I head coaching positions available.

Hires began to trickle in slowly at the beginning of May, and now – almost two months removed from the end of the season – we’re seeing an influx of big-time hires.

Below, we’ve laid out the current state of major Division I openings. For head coaches, there are now ten vacancies remaining, headlined by the UCLA spot.



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5 years ago

Hawai’i filled their spot internally….
Any news/rumors about UCLA’s position?
Have Oregon State’s coaches Jennifer Buffin and Michael Wong landed anywhere?

Krazy Koach
5 years ago

Isn’t Cory @ IU now?

Reply to  Krazy Koach
5 years ago

Yup, updated again to include that! Thanks!

5 years ago

Pretty sure Gardener- Webb has been filled.

Reply to  Swammer
5 years ago

Heard that

5 years ago

ODU and William and Mary head coaching jobs are open

ACC fan
5 years ago

Two women leaving coaching on this list, which is all but one, devoid of women getting these open positions….the question, as always–where are the women swimming coaches in college ranks?

Reply to  ACC fan
5 years ago

There are several, Catherine Vogt, Katie Robinson, Kate Kovenock, Mandy Commons-DiSalle, Tanica Jamison just to name a few who could take on these jobs. Of course, they would leave holes in other jobs but there are several rising stars among the female college coaches.

Tiger Uncle
Reply to  SwimCoachDad
5 years ago

Catherine was an applicant for UNC, but withdrew her name. She, like many others, became frustrated with the process that was going on there.

Reply to  Tiger Uncle
5 years ago

Who were the others?

Mister 123
5 years ago

Old Dominion University (ODU). Per your website.

William & Mary….. with Crispino departing.

5 years ago

Brown is filled per your site

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Torrey is from Oakland, CA, and majored in media studies and American studies at Claremont McKenna College, where she swam distance freestyle for the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps team. Outside of SwimSwam, she has bylines at Sports Illustrated, Yahoo Sports, SB Nation, and The Student Life newspaper.

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