Coley Stickels

College Swimming Weekly Preview: Dec. 2 – Dec. 8, 2019

The Minnesota Invite features eight ranked programs – six of them inside the top 10 – and highlights the coming weekend of NCAA swimming & diving action.

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2019-2020 NCAA Men’s Swimming & Diving Power Rankings: November Edition

Our #1-ranking votes are no longer unanimous after a fast fall season for several top programs. The uncertainty after the top two also continues.

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Virginia 5A State Champion Nikolas Lee-Bishop Verbally Commits to Alabama

USA Swimming Scholastic All-American Nikolas Lee-Bishop of Richmond, Virginia has announced his verbal commitment to Alabama for 2021-22.

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2019-2020 NCAA Men’s Power Rankings: First Edition

The top two teams are clear. Everything after that… completely unpredictable. Our five voters take an opening shot at preseason Power Rankings.

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The ’19-’20 NCAA Season is Here: Alabama Wins in Coley Stickels’ Crimson Debut

Alabama won their first meet of the Coley Stickels era, but the Crimson Tide’s new head coach named the meet a “Wakeup Call” for some of his athletes.

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NCAA Season Kicks Off Friday With Alabama-Delta State Dual

Despite a coaching change for Alabama, the Crimson Tide will still open up the fall NCAA dual meet schedule with their annual tilt with Delta State on Friday.

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#17 Matthew King Switches Verbal from Indiana to Alabama for 2020

King, one of the top sprinters in the entire class of 2024, had initially verbally committed to Indiana in January of this year.

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2019 U.S. Nationals: Day 1 Photo Vault

SwimSwam’s Jack Spitser was on deck to capture all of the intensity and excitement of Day 1 at the 2019 US National Championships.

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Sprinter Morgan Scott Transfers Out of Indiana, Heads to Alabama

Scott, a 24.1/51.9 backstroker, comes in with a 100 back time faster than the Alabama program record. She’s the second IU to Alabama transfer this year.

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NCAA Division III Runner-Up Meg Peel Transfers to Alabama

Meg Peel was the 2019 NCAA Division III runner-up in the 200 yard backstroker as a sophomore; this fall, she will transfer to Alabama.

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Pitt Assistant Rebecca Westfall Expected to Join Alabama Staff

After two seasons at the University of Pittsburgh, Westfall becomes new head coach Coley Stickels’ first hire since he was brought on at Alabama in April.

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2019 NCAA Offseason Coaching Carousel: UCLA, West Point Headline Remaining Gigs

Six Division I head coach positions remain open as the wild NCAA offseason finally starts to slow down.

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St. John’s Head Coach Reed Fujan to Join Alabama as Assistant

New Alabama head coach Coley Stickels continues to assemble his staff in Tuscaloosa, announcing today that Reed Fujan would join the Tide as an assistant.

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Alabama Hires Rio Ramirez as Diving Coach

Rio Ramirez is the latest addition to Alabama’s new-look staff, as the school announced today that Ramirez will be the new head diving coach.

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Former Auburn, FSU Assistant Ozzie Quevedo Heading to Alabama

According to source, Auburn alum and current FSU assistant Ozzie Quevedo will be heading to Alabama to join Coley Stickels’ staff.

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