John Hargis

Samantha Pitter Joins Kreitler As Associate Head Coach At Pitt

Pitter heads to Pitt after spending eight seasons at Harvard, including four as an associate head coach with the men’s team.


Florida State Hires Athena Miller As New Associate Head Coach

Miller comes to Tallahassee after spending the 2021-22 season as an associate head coach at the University of Pittsburgh.


John Hargis Out As Pitt Head Coach After Six Seasons

During Hargis’ tenure, the Panthers finished as high ninth on the women’s side and eighth on the men’s side at the ACC Championships.


Cooper Van Der Laan Drops 52.8/1:58.1 Breaststrokes At Pitt Intrasquad

Van Der Laan, an NCAA ‘A’ finalist last season, got his season off to a hot start with some very fast showing at Pitt’s Blue vs Gold Intrasquad meet.


Pitt Swimming & Diving Releases 2021-22 Season Schedule

Pitt’s 2021-22 slate includes six home meets at Trees Pool and several challenging road tests leading up to postseason competition.


Pitt Announces Athena Miller as Assistant Swimming & Diving Coach

Miller makes her way to Pittsburgh via Air Force, where she spent the past four seasons as an assistant coach for the women’s swimming and diving team.


Blaise Vera Posts 19.46 50 Free, Pitt Wins Duals Against Army on Senior Day

Senior Blaise Vera’s season best 50 free was one of the event wins that led Pitt to decisive victories on their men’s side by 123 points and women’s by 87.


Top Quotes From the (Unexpected) Last NCAA Taper Meets — Men’s ACCs

While it’s tragic that the 2020 NCAA season ended this way, the season we did have was filled with amazing individual and team performances.

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Pitt’s Coach John Hargis: “Strides Were Made” but We’re Not Satisfied (Video)

Pittsburgh Head Coach John Hargis offers insight on the team’s highest-ever points accumulation and team finish at the recent 2020 Men’s ACC Championships.

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BSN Sports Swim Team of the Week: University of Pittsburgh Panthers

This week’s BSN Sports Swim Team of the Week is the University of Pittsburgh Panthers, one of several teams on the rise in an increasingly-competitive ACC.

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Pitt Wins 25 Events at LCM Quad vs. Duquesne, Villanova, Youngstown State

Pitt dominated Saturday’s long-course meters swimming meet and also swept all four diving events against Duquesne, Villanova and Youngstown State.

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Pitt Swimming & Diving Unveils 2019-20 Schedule

The University of Pittsburgh swimming & diving team will take on a challenging slate of dual meets and invitationals in 2019-20 including seven home meets.

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Pitt Hires Former Auburn Swimmer Kristen Murslack as Assistant Coach

Pitt has hired former Auburn Swimmer Kristen Murslack as Assistant Coach for the 2019-20 season.


Pitt Head Coach John Hargis on 1st Ever Men’s ACC Medal (Video)

ultimately it was NC State’s Eric Knowles and Pitt’s Samy Helmbacher who emerged and took 2nd and 3rd in close order, 3:42.09 to 3:42.30.


4 School Record Swims Highlight Senior Day for Pitt Panthers

In their 2nd-to-last regular season meet of the year, Blaise Vera contributed to 3 of the 4 School Record-breaking swims on Saturday.