Eikenbary Named Princeton Men's Assistant Coach -- September 5, 2002
PRINCETON, NJ., Sept. 5. ERIC Eikenbary joins the Princeton University Tigers as assistant men's swimming coach after serving as the assistant coach for two years at the University of Kansas. Eikenbary replaces Marc Benvenuti who held the position for the last two years.
At Ashland University he was a 12-time All-American and an astounding 26-time all-conference selection. He served as a student assistant at Ashland after finishing a career in which he set eight school records. Eikenbary spent his first two years after college teaching high school and coaching the Van Wert (Ohio) YMCA Marlins. He then moved on to the University of Findlay, spending two seasons as a graduate assistant before accepting the head coaching position in 1998.
Originally from Van Wert, Ohio, Eikenbary earned his bachelor's degree in English Education from Ashland University in 1994. He still competes in triathlons in his free time.