Dane Pedersen

JMU Swim & Dive Drops First Schedule as Member of Sun Belt Conference

The Dukes will begin their season at home on Friday, Oct. 13, one of three home meets this season, as they’ll welcome Liberty.

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Dane Pedersen’s New Contract at James Madison Comes with a Big Raise

James Madison University head swimming & diving coach James Pedersen signed a four year contract extension last month that comes with a big raise.


James Madison Head Coach Dane Pedersen Inks Contract Extension Through 2026-27

Pedersen has been the Dukes’ head coach for the past nine seasons and been on deck at Savage Natatorium with the team for 16 years.


Rebecca Yost Joins JMU Coaching Staff As Assistant

Yost comes to Harrisonburg from the Division III ranks, where she served as the head coach for both the men’s and women’s teams at Chatham University.


Rebecca Yost Joins Swimming and Diving Coaching Staff

James Madison swimming & diving head coach Dane Pedersen has announced the addition of Rebecca Yost as an assistant coach.

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Versatile Ann Chappell Ellington Commits to James Madison for Fall 2022

Ann Chappell Ellington has announced her commitment to James Madison beginning for fall 2022 with best times that have the potential to make 4 ‘A’ finals.

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James Madison Freshman Madison Cottrell Named CAA Performer of the Meet

This year, JMU head coach Dane Pederson and W&M head coach Nate Kellogg shared Co-Coaches of the Year awards.

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James Madison Announces 2019-20 Slate, Including 3 Home Meets

James Madison swimming & diving has revealed its 2019-20 schedule, featuring three meets in Savage Natatorium, beginning with Towson on Oct. 19.

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James Madison Adds 8 Recruits for 2019-2020 Campaign

James Madison swimming & diving Head Coach Dane Pedersen announced its 2019 commits as eight Dukes join the program for the 2019-2020 campaign.

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Backstroker Cameron Gring Gives Commitment to James Madison University

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James Madison’s Zhang Headlines CAA Women’s Swimming & Diving Awards

James Madison junior Bonnie Zhang was named the Colonial Athletic Association (CAA) Swimmer of the Year, while teammates Faith Anderson and Morgan Whaley earned the honor of CAA Diver of the Year and CAA Rookie Swimmer of the Year, respectively.

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Four Home Events Highlight JMU 2018-19 Schedule

HARRISONBURG, Va. – James Madison swimming and diving will host four home competitions in Savage Natatorium to highlight the 2018-19…

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JMU Swimming and Diving Signs Five for 2015-16

The James Madison swimming and diving team has signed five student-athletes to National Letters of Intent for the 2015-16 season, as announced by Head Coach Dane Pedersen on Thursday afternoon.

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James Madison Removes Interim Tag from Head Coach Dane Pedersen

Dane Pedersen, in his 9th season with the program, has been promoted to full-title head coach at James Madison University.

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Richard Long Resigns at James Madison; Dane Pedersen Named Interim Head Coach

After just one season leading the James Madison University women’s swimming & diving team, Richard Long has resigned the school has…