Coach of the Month

Competitor Coach of the Month: Mike Litzinger, Notre Dame

In three October competitions, Mike Litzinger’s Fighting Irish women are 5-0-1 with three legitimate blowouts.

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Competitor Coach of the Month: Bill Dorenkott, Ohio State

September was a very light month in terms of major NCAA dual meets – until its final days.

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Competitor Coach of the Month: John Morse & Doug Wharam, NAC

The American team of juniors had a dominant showing at Junior Pan Pacs, winning 27 of 35 golds medals and more than half of all medals awarded. Nashville Aquatic Club swimmers accounted for 9 total medals, 7 of them gold.

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Competitor Coach of the Month: Dave Durden, California Aquatics

California Aquatics brought 23 men to the U.S. National Championships. And coach Dave Durden helped 18 of them earn finals swims and 13 Cal swimmers make some sort of major international travel team for Team USA.

Competitor Coach of the Month: Gregg Troy

Gregg Troy guided three major standout swimmers at the Mel Zajac International and the Santa Clara Pro Swim Series.

Competitor Coach of the Month: Greg Meehan, Stanford

Greg Meehan’s past, present and future Stanford women won half the events at the Indy Pro Swim Series, including a sweep of all the freestyle events.

Competitor Coach of the Month: Jack Bauerle, Georgia

Georgia Bulldog-affiliated swimmers crossed the country to dominate the Mesa stop of the Pro Swim Series, with 5 of the Athens Bulldog postgrads winning 9 events.

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Competitor Coach of the Month: Ray Looze, Indiana

Of the 6 programs to earn top 10 finishes at both women’s and men’s NCAAs, only three are a combined program with a shared staff. Ray Looze and his Indiana Hoosiers were the standouts of that bunch.

Competitor Coach of the Month: Todd Desorbo, Virginia

Desorbo’s impact was measurable at both the men’s and women’s ACC Championships, where the Virginia Cavaliers exploded back onto the ACC scene.

Competitor Coach of the Month: Kevin Tyrell, Harvard

Over the month of January, coach Kevin Tyrell and the Harvard Crimson men have rolled up a 4-0 dual meet record, including a cross-country road win against 10th-ranked Arizona State.

Competitor Coach of the Month: Matt Kredich, Tennessee

Together, the University of Tennessee’s men’s and women’s teams rose a combined 11 spots in our post-invite Power Rankings after breakout performances at home.

Competitor Coach of the Month: Steve Bultman, Texas A&M

Just two women’s teams hold the top time this month in 14 different NCAA events. It’s no secret that Stanford, owner of 8 of those events, is a powerhouse. But the team with 6 top rankings is far less hyped: coach Steve Bultman’s Texas A&M Aggies.

Competitor Coach of the Month: Ray Looze, Indiana

Coach Ray Looze’s Indiana Hoosiers were all but unstoppable at the biggest meet of the 2017 fall NCAA season thus far.

Competitor Coach of the Month: Gregg Troy, Florida

Competitor Coach of the Month is a recurring SwimSwam feature shedding light on a U.S.-based coach who has risen above…

Competitor Coach of the Month: Braden Holloway, NC State

In the NCAA, NC State has put a premium on relays, with game-breaking relay performances keying the school’s rise into the NCAA’s upper echelon. It’s clear that focus on relays is extending to the international level, with Held, Ress and Zevnik all putting up huge relay splits at World University Games.

Competitor Coach of the Month: Greg Meehan

Head coach Greg Meehan led the United States women to their most successful World Championships in history, with 20 total medals, 9 of them gold.

Competitor Coach of the Month: Dave Durden, California

With U.S. Nationals still to come, the month of June has already been a banner one for Cal men’s coach Dave Durden.

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