Ryan Purdy

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.


2019 NCAA Offseason Coaching Carousel: Hiring Season in Full Swing

After a slow start to the NCAA offseason, we’ve seen an influx of hires in the last week.


’19 NCAA Offseason: Head Coach Hires Trickling In, Assistant Positions Open

Coley Stickels was announced as the new head coach at Alabama last week – check out the remaining DI vacancies here.


Brad Smith Named Youngstown State Head Men’s and Women’s Coach

After head coach Ryan Purdy left Youngstown State with the addition of a men’s swimming program, former Binghamton coach Brad Smith has accepted the coed coaching position.


Natalie Mannion Wins 200 Fly/200 Back Double to Finish Rochester Sects

2019 SPEEDO SECTIONALS – ROCHESTER, MN Thurs. March 14 – Sun. March 17, 2019 Rochester Rec Center, Rochester, MN Long…


Max Iida Wins 200 Breast by 8 Seconds at Rochester Sectionals

Iida swam a lifetime best and crushed the field in the 200 breaststroke.


15-Year-Old Natalie Mannion Splits 2:04.0 LC 200 FR on Day 1 in Rochester

15-year-old Natalie Mannion split a 2:04.0 on an 800-meter free relay, one of a couple big relay splits that highlighted day 1 at the Rochester Sectional.

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Head Coach Ryan Purdy Out at Youngstown as School Announces Addition of Men’s Team

Purdy and the school were not able to “come to terms” on a contract to coach both the men’s and women’s teams.


Boys IL HS State: St. Charles North Wins First-Ever Title

At the 2019 Boys IHSA State Championships, the boys of St. Charles North won the program’s first-ever state title.


Meets vs. Illinois, Oakland Highlight Youngstown State Schedule

he Youngstown State swimming and diving team will play host to Big Ten member Illinois and defending Horizon League Champion Oakland at a newly-renovated Beeghly Natatorium in 2018-19.

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Colorado’s Elizabeth Wompey Adds 2nd Verbal to Youngstown State’s Class of 2022

Jeffco Hurricanes’ Elizabeth Wompey announced her intention to swim for Youngstown State University in the fall.

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Minnesota To Add Denver’s Hicken-Franklin As Associate Head Coach

The Minnesota Golden Gophers will be adding Denver’s Alicia Hicken-Franklin to its coaching staff as associate head coach, replacing the departed Ryan Purdy.


Gideon Louw Promoted To Associate Head Coach At Minnesota

Former Auburn swimmer Gideon Louw has been promoted to associate head coach at the University of Minnesota.

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Minnesota Head Assistant Ryan Purdy Hired by Youngstown St.

Ryan Purdy (left) has served two different stints at Minnesota under head coach Kelly Kremer (right).


Minnesota Gophers promote coaches Ryan Purdy, Terry Ganley

The University of Minnesota Golden Gophers have updated official job titles on two of their swimming coaches, Ryan Purdy and Terry Ganley.

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