Coley Stickels

SwimSwam Pulse: 57% Pick Stickels As Best NCAA Coaching Decision

More than half of voters preferred the hiring of Coley Stickels for the Alabama head coaching role, compared to Mark Gangloff to UNC (24.2%) and Dan Schemmel to Stanford (18.4%).

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Indiana’s Paul Gabhart Enters NCAA Transfer Portal

Gabhart is the second Indiana freshman from Bloomington South High School to seek a transfer.

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South African Olympian Christopher Reid to Join NC State Post-Grad Group

The Alabama post-grad will head to Raleigh as a result of the coaching changes in Tuscaloosa.

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NCAA Champion Robert Howard to Join IU Pro Group After Summer Nationals

Howard will follow his former Alabama coach Jonty Skinner, now the associate head sprint coach at Indiana, to Bloomington later this year.

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Worlds Medalist Margo Geer Moves from IU to Alabama with Coley Stickels

Geer is one of a handful of Indiana post-grads we know are following Stickels.

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Olympian Ryan Held Following Coach Coley Stickels to Alabama

Held, who had moved to train with the Indiana pro group in February, expects Zane Waddell, Laurent Bams and Ali Khalafalla will comprise his main training partners at Alabama.

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Mississippi Distance Freestyle Champion Commits to Alabama

Mississippi Distance Champion Blake Peeples Committed to the University of Alabama.

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Indiana to Add Former Arizona Assistant Cory Chitwood to Coaching Staff

Chitwood, best known for his success with Olympic distance swimmer Leah Smith, will join Ray Looze’s staff in Bloomington.

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2019 NCAA Offseason Coaching Carousel: Hiring Season in Full Swing

After a slow start to the NCAA offseason, we’ve seen an influx of hires in the last week.

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Veteran Jonty Skinner Expected to be Named New Indiana Sprint Coach

Skinner, current Alabama senior associate head coach, will take the new Alabama head coach Stickel’s old job at Indiana University.

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Illinois State Hires IU’s Caitlin Hamilton As New Head Coach

Another coaching domino has fallen with even more ripple effects elsewhere in the NCAA: Illinois State has hired Indiana University assistant Caitlin Hamilton as the new head coach of their women’s swimming & diving program. That move also leaves Indiana down three assistants from last year’s staff.

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Futures Champion Eric Stelmar Verbally Commits to Alabama

Alabama is picking up steam in the class of 2020 after the hiring of new head coach Coley Stickels.

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’19 NCAA Offseason: Head Coach Hires Trickling In, Assistant Positions Open

Coley Stickels was announced as the new head coach at Alabama last week – check out the remaining DI vacancies here.

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NCAA Championship Participant Julia Wolf of Indiana Enters Transfer Portal

Three days after Morgan Scott entered the NCAA transfer portal, freshman teammate Julia Wolf has followed suit.

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Cal Women’s Assistant Coach Sarah Dunleavy Leaving Swimming

Dunleavy will pursue other interests after two years with Cal.

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