Preview: SwimmerJoe Show with Florida Head Coach Anthony Nesty

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Photo Courtesy: Joe Auer

University of Florida Head Men’s Swimming & Diving Coach Anthony Nesty will join hosts Joe Auer and Chris Emig on the SwimmerJoe Show on Sunday, Jan. 13 at 6:00 pm EST. The live event can be streamed on both the Swimming World and International Swimming Hall of Fame Facebook pages. Replays will also be available on Spotify and Amazon’s Alexa.


In the pool, Nesty was a two-time Olympian and won the first gold medal for his country of Suriname in the 1988 Olympics. He then took home five NCAA titles for the University of Florida during his career. The only two Gators to have passed that mark of five national championships are Caeleb Dressel and Ryan Lochte. He was inducted into the UF Athletic Hall of Fame in April 2002.

during the Gators' third day at the NCAA Men's Swimming & Diving Championships on Friday, March 23, 2018 at the Jean K. Freeman Aquatic Center in Minneapolis, Minn. / UAA Communications photo by Tim Casey

Photo Courtesy: Tim Casey

Entering his 21st season coaching at his alma mater, Nesty was promoted to Head Coach of the men’s team. Prior to this year, he helped Florida athletes to 1,148 All-America honors, 43 individual national championships, eight SEC Championship teams, 177 SEC titles, 10 top-10 team finishes and two top-three team finishes at NCAAs, and 42 Olympians who have won a total of 23 medals, including 11 gold. Nesty has also served as the head coach of the Suriname Olympic team three times (2008, 2012, 2016).

Further upcoming episodes will stream on Sunday nights at 6:00pm EST. Next week’s show will feature NC State Head Coach Braden Holloway.


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