Rich Murphy

Wild Speculation: Who Will Take Over for Mike Bottom at Michigan?

The University of Michigan head swimming coach role is arguably the biggest co-ed coaching gig to come open in a generation, or more. Is it Sergio’s time?


USA Swimming Names Coaches for Three International Open Water Competitions

Corey Chitwood will serve as the U.S. head coach at Worlds, while both Ron Aitken and Anthony Nesty will be assistants.

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Tennessee’s Elle Caldow Heats Up As Vols Cruise To Sweep Over Carson-Newman

Caldow shined with two individual wins and four best times as the Vols celebrated their senior class with a decisive sweep.


Sierra Marlins Head Coach Rob Collins To Join Tennessee Volunteers As Assistant

Sierra Marlins head coach Rob Collins is making the move to the college coaching ranks and joining the staff at the University of Tennessee.


How Tennessee Landed 18 Freshmen Boys in their Class of 2024

“We looked for athletes with more versatility, athletes that loved to work and compete and athletes that would look for any possible way to improve.”


The Late Jason Turcotte Named Georgia Senior Coach of the Year

Jason Turcotte was named posthumously as Georgia Swimming’s 2017 Senior Coach of the Year

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Tennessee Hires Dynamo’s Rich Murphy As Assistant Coach

The University of Tennessee has dipped into the club swimming realm to fill its assistant coaching vacancy, getting Dynamo coach Rich Murphy.


Funeral Services for Coach Jason Turcotte Announced

A public visitation in Decatur, Georgia has been announced for coach Jason Turcotte, who died unexpectedly overnight between Saturday and Sunday…

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Rich Murphy Out as Head Coach at University of Houston

Rich Murphy is no longer the head coach of the women’s swimming & diving program at the University of Houston, a…


University of Houston swimming and diving ink 8 in Fall Signing Period

Coach Murphy. “It was important to me to make in-state swimmers a priority, and I am very excited to have so many swimmers from Texas and specifically, Gulf Swimming, our LSC, in this class. We want to take care of our own.”

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Houston Swimming and Diving Signs Five for 2014-15 Class

“I am thrilled with our fall signees” said Rich Murphy. “Starting at UH a few days before classes began, we got a late start on building this fall class and we are excited to have built relationships with five outstanding student-athletes.”


Cougars Claim win over Incarnate Word

“We did a great job capitalizing on two wins apiece by Heather Winn, Maya Owens, and Danielle Shedd,” said head coach Rich Murphy.

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Houston hosts Idaho, Fresno State, New Mexico State, North Texas, Rice and Tulane at the Phil Hansel Invite

“This great meet offers us a chance to honor Coach Hansel’s legacy and allows the swimmers and divers to compete against a blend of familiar faces and new faces with several out-of-town competitors coming to town to race in our outstanding facility,” said head swimming coach Rich Murphy.

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University Houston Swimming and Diving Photo Vault

Swimming Photos are courtesy of the University of Houston Swimming and Diving Team and photographer Stephen Pinchback / UH Athletics Communications.

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Houston Swimming and Diving Earns Win over SMU

“I’m really proud of our effort,” said head swimming coach Rich Murphy. “These meets are important as a reflection of our training and our confidence. We’ve got a lot of people who are making improvements and the energy that they have for each other really is contagious. That spirit, care and commitment to one another really helps us in the second half of meets like today.

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