Dr. Alphonsina Savell Named Head Swimming & Diving Coach At Idaho College

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September 14th, 2022 Coaching Changes, College, News

Courtesy: Yote Athletics

CALDWELL, Idaho – The College of Idaho has hired Dr. Alphonsina Savell as its new head men’s and women’s swimming & diving coach, the school announced today.

She was a four-time national meet qualifier as a swimmer at The College of Idaho from 2005-09, swimming the 100 and 200 Breaststroke, 200 and 400 Individual Medley, the 50 Freestyle, and on various relays.

Savell served as an assistant and head swim coach at Caldwell High School from 2009-2015. She has been with Caldwell Swim Club for 27 years, 10 years as a club swimmer, 12 years as an assistant, and five years as head coach.

Savell graduated with her bachelor’s degree from C of I in creative writing and education in 2009 and a master’s in teaching in 2011. She completed her Ed.D. in higher education in Concordia University-Portland in 2020.

Savell is also in her sixth year as a seventh-grade English teacher at Jefferson Middle School in Caldwell, after teaching English for seven years at Eagle High School. Savell lives in Caldwell with her daughter, where they have a dog, two cats and nine goldfish.

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