Coaching Changes

Celebrated California Swim Coach Todd Conrad Moving to Pennsylvania

According to the Orange County Register, Todd Conrad, Coach of the Tesoro High School Girls Swim Team, has announced his resignation as he and his family are moving to Pennsylvania.

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Mission Viejo’s Joey Gracia Named Head Coach at Kentucky Aquatics

Joey Gracia discusses his mid-pandemic move to Kentucky Aquatics as their new head coach and “starting from scratch” with his athletes post-quarantine.

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World Championships Bronze Medalist Péter Holoda Joins Coach Shane Tusup

Péter Holoda, who swam collegiately at Auburn, will train under American-Hungarian coach Shane Tusup toward the Tokyo Olympics.

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Old Dominion Hires WVU Grad Assistant Ross Glegg As New Assisstant

Old Dominion University has added Ross Glegg to its coaching staff. Glegg was previously the graduate assistant at West Virginia, his alma mater.

Williston Sea Lions Tab Cameron Elmer as New Head Coach

The Williston Sea Lions, a North Dakota club team, have announced they have replaced long-time head coach Karen Guglich with Cameron Elmer.

Drexel Hires TCU Assistant Nathan Lavery as New Head Swim Coach

Lavery, who has also served as an assistant at Georgia Tech and Villanova, has been named the new head swimming & diving coach at Drexel.

Kentucky Associate Head Coach Chip Kline Hired to Lead Indiana Swim Club

Chip Kline, who has a long history at some of the country’s top collegiate programs, will take on a new role next season: head coach of a USA Swimming club.

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Olympic Gold Medalist Darian Townsend Promoted to Head Coach of OUAZ

Darian Townsend, who won an Olympic gold medal as part of South Africa’s 400 free relay in 2004, has been promoted to head swim coach at Ottawa University.

Ball State Hires Geena Freriks, Promotes Chris Bals to Round Out Coaching Staff

J. Agnew filled out the Cardinal’s coaching staff by promoting Chris Bals (above) and hiring Olympic Qualifier Geena Freriks as a graduate assistant coach.

Cal Men Add Roman Willets As Volunteer Assistant Coach

The Cal men have added Roman Willets to their coaching staff, bringing on the area club coach and Michigan alum as a volunteer assistant.

West Virginia Hires Karla Helder as New Head Diving Coach

Helder won 2 NCAA Division II Championships as an athlete and is a two-time NCAA Division II National Diving Coach of the Year as a coach.

Former Boise State Coach Christine Mabile Hired at Whitworth University

Christine Mabile spent the last 2 seasons at Boise State University before that school cut their swimming & diving program in early July.

Siena College Hires Hamilton College’s Brogan Barr As Head Swim Coach

In the MAAC, Siena College has filled its head coaching vacancy, hiring Brogan Barr from Division III’s Hamilton College.

Washington State Swimming Adds Former ECU Coach Kate Moore to Coaching Staff

During Moore’s decade as an ECU coach, the Pirates won 4 American Athletic Conference team titles.

Northwestern Rounds Out Swimming Coaching Staff With Milana Socha Hiring

Milana Socha, who spent the last 3 seasons at Dartmouth, is one of two from that program that will join Northwestern next season – along with Ivy League 500 free champ Connor LaMastra