Coaching Changes

Colgate Hires Villanova Assistant Edward Pretre As New Head Coach

Colgate University has announced Villanova assistant Edward Pretre as its new head coach for men’s and women’s swimming & diving.


Cal Women’s Assistant Coach Sarah Dunleavy Leaving Swimming

Dunleavy will pursue other interests after two years with Cal.


Arizona Parts Ways with Coaches Cory Chitwood and Beth Botsford

Both Chitwood (center) and Botsford (right) joined Augie Busch’s staff when he was appointed head coach in August 2017.


SwimMAC Carolina Hires Former UNC Assistant Sean Quinn

Sean Quinn (background) has spent most of his adult life around the UNC program, but will now return to his home club team of SwimMAC Carolina.


Hanover Aquatics ‘Ends Merger’ with Poseidon Swimming

The two clubs merged in August of 2015, but Hanover has decided to secede back into its own program.

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YOTA Hires Jerry Foley as Senior Director of Competitive Swimming

Jerry Foley had been the head coach of the Susquehanna University swim team since 2009.


Northwestern Head Diving Coach Alik Sarkisian Will Not Return Next Season

Northwestern University’s sent out a press release this morning stating that Alik Sarkisian, who has been the head diving coach since 2006, will not be returning to coach the Wildcats in the 2019-2020 season.

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Brad Smith Named Youngstown State Head Men’s and Women’s Coach

After head coach Ryan Purdy left Youngstown State with the addition of a men’s swimming program, former Binghamton coach Brad Smith has accepted the coed coaching position.


Saline Swim Team Hires Derick Roe as Co-Head Coach

Press release courtesy Saline Swim Team. Saline Swim Team (SST-MI) has announced the hire of Eastern Michigan University (EMU) sprint…

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Indiana University in the Market for an Assistant Sprint Coach as Kirk Grand Heads West

Grand was at Auburn for five years before spending last season at IU.


After Disappointing Championship, Spain Removes Technical Director of Swimming Albert Tubella

Mireia Belmonte’s coach Fred Vergnoux will take over National Team duties until the end of the season.

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Illinois State Head Coach Scott Cameron Resigns After 4 Seasons

Scott Cameron has stepped down as head coach of the Illinois State women’s swimming team.

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2019 Offseason: 13 NCAA Division I Head Coaching Positions Open Already

The UNC coaching job, vacated by Rich DeSelm, is one of the biggest jobs open so far this offseason.


Marymount Tabs Smolinske as Interim Head Coach

Marymount University Director of Athletics Jamie Reynolds has announced the promotion of Joseph Smolinske as the Interim Head Coach for the men’s and women’s swimming teams.

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Tennessee Assistant Christian Hanselmann Accepts Job at Carmel Swim Club

University of Tennessee assistant coach Christian Hanselmann accepted a job with the Carmel Swim Club in Carmel, Indiana, he announced on…


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