Geoff Hanson

Southern Illinois Adds Slovakian Standout Tomas Peciar for 2023-2024

Slovakian National Team member, Tomas Pecair, is set to join the Southern Illinois Salukis for the 2023-2024 season.


Four SIU Swimmers To Compete Internationally This Summer

SIU’s Ruard van Renen (South Africa), Mykyta Terentiev (Ukraine), Karen Rodriguez (Mexico) and Tomas Peciar (Slovakia) will all race internationally.

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SIU Clears Head Swim Coach Geoff Hanson of Wrongdoing After Investigation

Southern Illinois University Athletics has cleared Hanson after two former swimmers made abuse allegations against him.


SIU Swim & Dive Head Coach Geoff Hanson Under Investigation For Alleged Abuse

Hanson is under investigation and Athletic Director Liz Jarnigan was fired after two athletes alleged that Hanson had emotionally and sexually abused them.


Annya Gromm Breaks 2 Little Rock Records but SIU Sweeps the Day in Carbondale

Annya Grom broke a pair of school records, one in the 50 free and one in the 100 free, on Friday as part of a tri meet in Illinois.

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2019 Futures Qualifier Teigen Detta Sends Verbal to Southern Illinois

Sprint free and backstroker Teigen Detta has verbally committed to swim for Southern Illinois University’s class of 2025.

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Kyle Lehr Sends Verbal Commitment to Southern Illinois University

Aquasol Swim Club’s Kyle Lehr has announced his verbal commitment to join Southern Illinois University beginning in the fall of 2020.

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Illinois Downs Illinois State, Southern Illinois in Home Double Dual

The Illinois swimming and diving team earned wins over Illinois State (210-90) and Southern Illinois (176-123), while SIU defeated the Redbirds (187-113).

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Southern Illinois Takes 28 of 32 Events in Wins over Bellarmine, Valparaiso

The Southern Illinois men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams pulled off sweeps against the Bellarmine Knights and Valparaiso Crusaders on Friday.

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Division II McKendree Men Down Southern Illinois; Saluki Women Win

Division II McKendree took on Southern Illinois and came up with a 182-112 win on the men’s side, while the Salukis won 203-92 on the women’s side.

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Missouri State Women Picked to Win Missouri Valley Conference Crown

Missouri State has been unanimously selected by the league coaches as the favorite to win the Missouri Valley Conference women’s swimming and diving title.

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Johno Fergusson Named Assistant Swimming Coach at Southern Illinois

Southern Illinois swimming and diving coach Geoff Hanson has announced the addition of Johno Fergusson as assistant coach.

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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.


Colorado Mesa Head Coach Geoff Hanson To Take Over at Southern Illinois

Geoff Hanson, who has stops at Wisconsin and Arizona on his resume, will be leaving the Division II Colorado Mesa in order to take the head coaching job at Southern Illinois.


Texas Freestyler Natalie Saul to Swim for Colorado Mesa in 2017-18

Natalie Saul of Waterloo Swimming and Rouse High School will swim for Colorado Mesa University in the fall of 2017.

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