Ryan Purdy

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.

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’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.

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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.

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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…

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Max Iida Wins 200 Breast by 8 Seconds at Rochester Sectionals

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

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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).

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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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