CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa, April 13. JUSTIN Jennings has been named the head men's and women's swimming and diving coach at Coe College, Director of Athletics John Chandler announced Thursday. Jennings will also be the director of the Coe Natatorium.
"We are excited to have Justin on our athletics staff," said Chandler. "He will bring a great deal of knowledge and enthusiasm to our swimming and diving programs."
Prior to arriving at Coe, Jennings spent the past two seasons as an assistant at DePauw University. During his time at DePauw, he coached multiple athletes to 24 school and conference records, as well as the SCAC Championships in 2006 and 2007. Before his stint at DePauw, he was an assistant coach at Carthage College. In his four years at Carthage, the team broke over 80 school records and earned the school's first national placing and All-American honors in over 25 years. He also served as the head women's water polo coach at Carthage.
He has spent the past two summers as a counselor at the University of Texas Longhorn Swim Camp. In 1999 and 2000, he was a counselor at the Indiana University Swimming Analysis Camp.
"Justin has been an integral part of many successful programs at the NCAA Division III level," said Chandler. "We look forward to the leadership and guidance he will provide our student-athletes."
Special thanks to Coe College for contributing this report.