Coaching Changes

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.

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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…

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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…

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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).

Michael Bohl Uproots From St. Peters Western To Head Up Griffith

Storied Australian coach Michael Bohl, who led Emma McKeon to a record 6 medals at a World Championships, is making the move from St. Peters Western to Griffith.

Pitt Hires Rebecca Westfall as New Assistant Coach

The Pitt swimming & diving program has named Rebecca Westfall as new assistant swimming coach and director of women’s recruiting, head coach…

Lock Haven Hires Phil Hurley As Head Women’s Swim Coach

Lock Haven University, which considered cutting women’s swimming & diving over the winter, has hired a new head coach this week, naming South Dakota State assistant Phil Hurley as the new program leader.

Swim Ireland & Jon Rudd Snag Ben Higson Of Stirling As New Head Coach

Ben Higson of the University of Stirling will now be headed to Swim Ireland, taking on the role of National Senior Team Head Coach and Head Coach of the National Centre, Dublin.

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Nick Lakin Tabbed as New Head Coach for Northern Iowa

Northern Iowa women’s swimming & diving program has named Nick Lakin as their new head coach. Lakin will take over for…

Luka Gabrilo To Take Over As Israeli National Team Coach

Israel is hiring on former Swiss national team coach Luka Gabrilo as its new national team head coach. He’ll start in that…

Villanova Hires Ed Pretre As Assistant Coach

The Villanova women won their 4th-straight Big East Championship last year.

Tanner Daniels Banned for Life by USA Swimming

Coach Tanner Daniels has received a lifetime ban from USA Swimming. Daniels was found in violation of USA Swimming‘s code…

Virginia Hires NC State’s Todd DeSorbo As New Head Coach

The University of Virginia has turned to its fast-rising ACC rival to fill its recent head coaching opening, signing NC State associate head coach Todd Desorbo.

John Sfire Banned for Life by USA Swimming

Former Rochester Swim Club Orcas coach John Sfire has been added to the USA Swimming banned for life list. Specifically,…

Sam Busch Named New Head Coach at TCU

Sam Busch, like his brother Augie, will have a new head coaching job next season.

Andrew Bretscher Named as VMI Head Coach

Andrew Bretscher has been named the new head coach of the Virginia Military Institute swimming and diving programs. Bretscher previously…

North Carolina Aquatic Club Hires Steve Brown

The North Carolina Aquatic Club has announced Steve Brown as its new head coach. He will take over after the departure…

Coach Don Watkinds Dies on Deck During Practice

Coach Don Watkinds of the Wave House San Diego Swim Team died of a heart attack during swim practice on…