OLD WESTBURY, NY — (www.OLDWESTBURYPANTHERS.com) SUNY Old Westbury men’s and women’s swimming head coach Sigitas Rudokas announced the appointment of Cameron Russo to the position of assistant swimming coach for the remainder of the 2015-16 season. Russo earned his bachelor’s degree at Old Westbury in Sociology in Spring 2015 following four seasons (2010-14) as a member of the Panthers’ men’s swimming team.
During his time at Old Westbury, Russo was a four-time All-Skyline Conference selection in the 200 and 400-yard medley relay events. As a freshman, he was a member of the first-place 200-yard medley relay team at the 2011 Skyline Conference Championships. Russo also competed at the 2012 and 2013 ECAC Championships in the 200-yard medley relay. Individually, Russo recorded a total of five third-place finishes at Skyline Cnference Championships in the 50-yard freestyle, 100-yard freestyle and 100-yard butterfly events.
Since 2009, Russo has worked at Saf-T-Swim of Bellmore as a swimming instructor and pool operations technician. Russo has also coached boys and girls ages 4-12 at Saf-T-Swim of Bellmore for the past three seasons.
Russo, a native of Massapequa, New York, is a 2010 graduate of St. Dominic High School.
Swimming news courtesy of Old Westbury Swimming & Diving.