Ray Looze (Indiana University) and Kami Gardner (Washington & Lee University have been named as the SwimOutlet.com CSCAA Coach of the Month. The pair were selected through a combination of fan voting and the CSCAA.
Indiana men’s coach Ray Looze led his Hoosiers to a 6-0 start to the season in October including wins over Texas, Florida, Kentucky and Tennessee – all top 20-ranked teams.
Gardner led her team to first-place finishes at both the Derby City Invitational in Louisville, defeating five other teams while also dominating the ODAC Relays (Old Dominion Athletic Conference), placing first among nine teams. They also started their dual meet season with a win over Randolph Macon.
- Tom Jager, Washington State - For leading the Cougars to their first-ever win over UCLA
- Mike Bottom, Michigan - For leading the Wolverines to their first #1 Ranking in over twenty years.
- Trevor Miele, New York University - For helping the Violets two a pair of National Swimmer-of-the-Week Awards and top six rankings.
- Justin Andrade, Florida Tech - For leading the Panthers through Hurricane Matthew and the departure of their assistant to one National-Swimmer-of-the-Week award and a Top-15 ranking
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