Named Head Coach of Men's & Women's Swimming and Diving April 26, 2019
2010 graduate of Luther College
Prior to taking over as head coach he was the associate director of development at the University of Chicago since 2017
He served as head assistant men's and women's swimming coach at Illinois Institute of Technology from 2015-2018
He began his career as an elementary teacher at Mid-Prairie Community School District, Kalona, Iowa; Nevada Community School District, Nevada, Iowa; and Verona Area School District, Verona, Wis.
During this time he also coached state championship teams, individual state champions and Olympic trials qualifiers at the Iowa Flyers Swin Club, Iowa City, Iowa (2010-13) and the Ames Cyclones Aquatic Club, Ames, Iowa (2013-14).
While at Luther he was a member of four Iowa Conference championship teams and three Liberal Arts Championship teams.
He swam on four different relays that claimed five Liberal Arts Championships and seven Iowa Conference titles.
He was also crowned an Iowa Conference Champion in the 200 backstroke.