Whitney Hite, who was the assistant head coach of the women’s program last season, is expected to return as part of a restructured combined-gender staff.
Florida was a combined program under longtime coach Gregg Troy, who retired from collegiate coaching in spring 2018 following the 2017-18 NCAA season.
With a couple days to reflect, here’s what stood out to us at the 2021 Men’s NCAA Division I Swimming & Diving Championships last week.
Kieran Smith’s 91 individual points led the way for the Gator men, as they win a ninth-straight SEC title over Georgia.
Though we did not get NCAAs, U.S. Olympic Trials, or the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games we were still fortunate to see some blazing fast swims in 2020.
Florida head coach Anthony Nesty guided two Gator men to become the fastest in history, earning the 2020 Swammy Award for Men’s NCAA Coach of the Year.
2020 was a really hard year for swimmers, and everyone else. See who made the best of it and are honored with our 2020 Swammy Awards.
Nesty also goes deep into what he enjoys about teaching men not just in the pool but outside of it as well about how to move through life
The NCAA’s Southeastern Conference (SEC) has announced their creation on the Council on Racial Equity and Social Justice.
2018 marked the anniversary of two epic Olympic races in the men’s 100 fly: Anthony Nesty vs Matt Biondi in 1988, and Michael Phelps vs Milorad Cavic in 2008.
Erika Brown was named Female Swimmer of the Year for the second straight season after winning six conference titles and leading the Vols to the team victory.
Gracie Weyant (SYS) broke 30 in the 50 breast for the first time in 29.63, erasing the former LSC Record set by SEC Champion Sydney Pickrem in 2011.
Splitting the program at Florida has played out very favorably. Listen to coaches Anthony Nesty and Jeff Poppell discuss their philosophies and teams.
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In the month of February, two different Florida Gator men shattered American and NCAA records in the 500 free and 1650 free.