Rick Kobe

East Carolina Alumni Pledge over $200,000 to Save Program in 2 Days

Even in a pandemic economy, East Carolina swimming & diving alumni have pledged over $200,000 to save their program in just 2 days.


ECU Announces Matt Jabs As Head Swimming & Diving Coach

East Carolina University has announced the promotion of Matt Jabs to head swimming & diving coach, effective July 1st, 2017.


East Carolina Ends Season With Awards Ceremony

The East Carolina swimming and diving program handed out its year-end team awards at its annual banquet earlier this week….

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Multi-talented Sophie McNeill Commits to East Carolina University

Jack-of-all-trades Sophie McNeill will swim for East Carolina University next season.


East Carolina Coach Rick Kobe Elected to Windsor High School “Wall of Fame”

GREENVILLE, N.C. — East Carolina Head Swimming And Diving Coach Rick Kobe has been elected to the Windsor (Vt.) High School Athletic Wall…

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ECU Swimming and Diving 2013-2014 Awards

In addition to its yearly awards, head coach Rick Kobe announced that rising seniors Rokas Cepulis and Jeffrey Mead will serve as co-captains for the men’s team next season as will fellow classmates Lauren Chew, Lauren Gray and Danielle Morrin for the women’s squad.

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East Carolina’s Rick Kobe Becomes 6th (or 7th) NCAA Coach to Reach 500 Wins

East Carolina head coach Rick Kobe became the 6th (or maybe 7th*) coach in NCAA history to crack the 500 win…


Pirates Dominate Tri-Meet with Catawba and UMBC

With the four triumphs, head coach Rick Kobe amassed his 498th career win, leaving him two victories short of becoming the third coach in NCAA history to win 500 dual meets.

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East Carolina Swimming And Diving Teams Split Dual Meet At ODU

“It was a big win for the women, but a very tough loss for the men,” ECU Head Coach Rick Kobe stated. “We had a great training trip over the break and it was gratifying to see so many great swims as we continue to work toward the conference championship meet.”

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East Carolina Women’s Defeat South Carolina in Dual Meet Split

“It was an unbelievable collegiate atmosphere,” Pirate head coach Rick Kobe said. “I couldn’t be happier with how we swam from top to bottom. Even though the guys came up short, they swam great. That is a huge victory for our women’s program.”

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ECU Swimming and Diving Teams Finish Second At All-North Carolina Invitational

“I’m very pleased with our performances this weekend,” Pirate head coach Rick Kobe said. “We had some outstanding swims and I’m very excited about the season ahead. We’ve got a very fast group and should have another outstanding year.”

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Records Fall At Purple-Gold Intrasquad Meet

“We couldn’t be more pleased at where we are right now,” Pirate head coach Rick Kobe said. “We anticipate having another outstanding season and with all the fast swims today and the 10 records set; we’re well on our way.”

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