Coaching Changes

STAR Swimming Appoints TJ Day CEO and Head Coach

STAR Swimming has appointed T.J. Day as Head Coach.

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Belmonte’s Coach Fred Vergnoux Staying Put In Spain

Fred Vergnoux, Head Coach of the Spanish Swimming Federation (RFEN), may be staying put in Mireia Belmonte’s home country after all.

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Rutgers Terminates Head Swimming Coach Petra Martin

Rutgers has fired head swimming coach Petra Martin. Several people close to the team reached out to SwimSwam with the news…

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Texas Women Continue to Rise Under Capitani (Video Report)

Capitani has managed to bring the championship mindset with her from Athens and instill it in her Longhorn company. 

UNC Adds Michael Baric to Coaching Staff

UNC assistant Michael Baric (left) has been an administrative assistant for the Tarheels since 2016.

Frank Lamodke Will Leave German National Team at Year’s End

German National Team technical coach Frank Lamodke will leave the program at the end of 2017, German Swimming (DSV) announced this…

Ohio State Adds Danielle Tansel to Staff as Volunteer Assistant

Ohio State head coach Bill Dorenkott, who is entering his first year leading the newly-combined men’s and women’s varsity swimming…

Christian Hanselmann Returns to Tennessee for 2nd Coaching Stint

Christian Hanselmann will return to Tennessee as an assistant coach, head coach Matt Kredich announced on Thursday. This will be…

Marcus Cheah Joins Singapore’s NTC Coaching Staff

The Singapore Swimming Association has hired Marcus Cheah as Assistant Coach at its National Training Center (NTC).

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Brazil’s Arilson Silva Adds Hungarian Liliána Szilágyi To Squad

Hungary’s young talent Liliána Szilágyi will now train under Brazilian coach Arilson Silva.

Florida Extends Head Coach Gregg Troy’s Contract Through 2020

The University of Florida has given men’s and women’s swimming & diving head coach Gregg Troy a contract extension through June…

Former World Champion Mitch Larkin Returns To Bohl-Less St. Peters

“Jacco said to me that if you have 1% of doubt in your mind, it’s too much and I did have those doubts,” said two-time Olympian Mitch Larkin of his time with Simon Cusack.

Johns Hopkins Hires NCAA Champion Austin Surhoff as New Assistant

The former Texas Longhorn Surhoff completed his professional career at the 2016 U.S. Olympic Trials.

Law Student Katie Meili Joins Georgetown Coaching Staff

Olympic and World Championship medalist Katie Meili has joined the Georgetown University Swimming and Diving staff as an assistant coach, while she attends Georgetown Law School.

Tennessee Hires Dynamo’s Rich Murphy As Assistant Coach

The University of Tennessee has dipped into the club swimming realm to fill its assistant coaching vacancy, getting Dynamo coach Rich Murphy.

Jason Roberts Named Countryside YMCA Head Coach

Jason Roberts has been named the new director of competitive swimming and head coach at the Countryside YMCA‘s Torpedo Swim…

Simon Fraser Hires Mandi Smith as New Assistant Coach

Simon Fraser University in British Columbia, the first Canadian university accepted into the NCAA, has hired Mandi Smith as their new…

Desorbo Pulls Tennessee Distance Coach Tyler Fenwick For New UVA Staff

New Virginia Cavaliers head coach Todd Desorbo was a big-name hire himself, and has now added a pretty big-name assistant to his new-look staff in Charlottesville – Tennessee distance coach Tyler Fenwick.

Bill Christensen Resigns as Coach of North Texas Nadadores

Bill Christensen with Brett Ringgold (left) and Katie Meili (right).