Dan Colella

Duke Swimming & Diving 2014-15 Season Preview

After qualifying the first relay in women’s program history to the NCAA Championship last spring, head coach Dan Colella and the Duke men and women will look to continue the development of young talent in the sprint lanes this season.

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Open Water Star Swimmer Ashley Twichell Joins Duke Coaching Staff

“We’re thrilled to have Ashley back working with us,” said Duke Head Coach Dan Colella. “She has a very storied history with Duke swimming and is one of the individuals that really helped us put the program back on the national scene.”

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Duke’s Peter Kropp Tabbed to USA Swimming Junior National Team

“We knew when we recruited Peter that he was going to do big things,” said Duke head coach Dan Colella. “The progression that he’s made in a relatively short period of time has been outstanding.”

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Duke’s Colella Announces 2014-15 Swimming & Diving Schedule

Duke University head swimming and diving coach Dan Colella announced Wednesday, Aug. 27 the Blue Devils’ 2014-15 season schedule, which features three regular season meets at Taishoff Aquatic Pavilion.

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Duke promotes Dawn Kane to Associate Head Swimming and Diving Coach

Duke Head Coach Dan Colella: “I hired Dawn when I first arrived here at Duke University in 2005 and she has been an incredible asset to the program.”

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Duke’s 2014-2015 Swimming & Diving Schedule

Coach Dan Colella; “With the addition of Pittsburgh, Notre Dame and Louisville to the conference, we are excited to be able to start adding some new programs to our schedule.”

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Duke Women’s Swimming & Diving Introduces Class of 2018

DURHAM, N.C. – After sending a school-record six representatives to the 2014 NCAA Championship, including the first relay in program history,…

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Duke Men’s Swimming & Diving Welcomes Nine Newcomers

DURHAM, N.C. – Coming off of a season that saw the Blue Devils earn a top-25 finish at the 2014 NCAA…

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2014 ACC Championships Photo Vault: The Swim Coaches

Augie Busch has his eyes on the prize as the Virginia Cavaliers charge toward a 7th-straight ACC title.

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Duke Nets 14 for Recruiting Class of 2014

Duke Coach Dan Colella: “We’re really excited about the men and women that are going to be joining us and what they’re going to be able to contribute immediately in their freshman year. They’re going to have a big impact.”


Duke Closes Fall at Janis Hape Dowd Nike Cup

The Duke University men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams conclude fall competition this weekend, traveling to nearby Chapel Hill…

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Duke Tops UNCW in First Dual Meet

“We knew going in that through all these events, we were going to have a real challenge on our hands with the Seahawks,” said head coach Dan Colella.

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Duke Opens Dual Meet Action at UNC Wilmington

“We’re definitely ready to get underway with some dual meet competition,” said head coach Dan Colella. “We swam in Greensboro a few weeks ago and I was pleased with the performances there. I think we learned some valuable lessons, things that we need to continue to work on and things that they’ve been attentive to working on…”

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Duke Announces 2013-14 Swimming & Diving Schedule

“This year’s schedule provides us with some of the toughest competition in the conference both in the fall and in the spring,” Colella said. “I think it is important for our young team to see these types of competitors throughout the season and not just at the conference championship.” (Photo Credit: Tim Binning, theswimpictures)

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Duke Announces Class of 2017 Swimmers for 2013-2014 Season

CIF-SS Champion Peter Kropp (seen with sister Andrea, who swims at USC) headlines a pretty impressive incoming class for Duke. (Photo: Victoria Lepesant)


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