Coaching Changes

Arizona Wildcats Add SMU’s Anna Heller to Coaching Staff

The University of Arizona swimming & diving program has added Anna Heller as an assistant to its coaching staff after she spent two seasons at SMU.


Assumption Names Doc Ludemann as Head Swimming & Diving Coach

Assumption College announced the hiring of Richard “Doc” Ludemann, who boasts 30 years of coaching experience, as the head women’s swimming and diving coach.

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Alderson Broaddus Tabs Katrice Keane as Next Head Coach

Alderson Broaddus Director of Athletics Carrie Bodkins has announced Katrice Keane as the next head coach of the school’s swimming teams.


Army West Point Tabs NC State Assistant Brandt Nigro as Head Coach

The Connecticut native Brandt also spent time at Marshall, UMBC and Wesleyan in various coaching capacities prior to his latest stint at NC State.


Johno Fergusson Named Assistant Swimming Coach at Southern Illinois

Southern Illinois swimming and diving coach Geoff Hanson has announced the addition of Johno Fergusson as assistant coach.

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Rothman Steps Down as Colorado School of Mines Swimming Coach

Colorado School of Mines swimming head coach Nate Rothman has announced he will step down from his position after more than a decade on the pool deck.

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Lara Jackson Hired As Assistant Coach at Florida Gulf Coast University

Former American record-holder Lara Jackson has been hired as the new women’s swimming assistant coach at Florida Gulf Coast University.


Florida State Swimming Hires Dan Kesler as New Associate Head Coach

Dan Kesler joins the program from Florida State, where he worked primarily with the program’s middle-distance and distance groups.


Indiana State Names Nikki Finnesand as Assistant Coach

Indiana State head coach Josh Christensen has announced the addition of Nikki Finnesand to the Sycamore coaching staff for the 2019-2020 season.


Joel Wallace to Lead Alligator Aquatics as Head Coach

Alligator Aquatics is pleased to announce that Joel Wallace has accepted the position of Head Coach. Wallace has over 20 years of coaching experience.

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Greg Rhodenbaugh to Return to SMU as Head Men’s Coach

Rhodenbaugh will return to SMU, where he was head coach during the 1988-1989 season, after nine years at the University of Missouri.


Colorado States Adds Lisa Ginder as Assistant Swimming Coach

Colorado State women’s head coach Christopher Woodard has finalized his staff for the 2019-20 season with the addition of Lisa Ginder as assistant coach.

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UIC Names Ashley Dell as Assistant Coach

UIC swimming and diving head coach Tim Loeffler announced that Ashley Dell will be joining the staff as an assistant coach.

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Former Northwestern Coach Alik Sarkisian Named Head Coach at UNLV

2018 CSCAA Coach of the Year Alik Sarkisian, formerly at Northwestern, has been hired as head diving coach for the UNLV men’s and women’s programs.


Mike Murray Returns to Victor Swim Club as Co-Head Coach

After 2 years away on Long Island, Mike Murray is returning to Rochester as the co-head coach and program director of the Victor Swim Club.


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