USA Swimming Promotes Erik Posegay to National Junior Team Director, National Coach

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USA Swimming Promotes Erik Posegay to National Junior Team Director, National Coach

USA Swimming, the National Governing Body for swimming in the United States, today announced the promotion of Erik Posegay to National Junior Team Director and National Coach. Since 2022, Posegay has led all aspects of National Junior Team programs and operations while maintaining the highest levels of USA Swimming coaching certifications.

Prior to joining the USA Swimming staff in Colorado Springs, Posegay boasted more than 15 years of coaching experience, most recently as the Associate Head Coach at the University of Wisconsin. Posegay coached numerous Olympians, U.S. National Team members, World Championships competitors, Paralympians, and grassroots athletes before taking on staff lead of the USA Swimming National Junior Team.  Under Posegay’s leadership, the young Americans won both the 2022 Junior Pan Pacific Championships team award with 46 overall medals and the 2023 World Aquatics Junior Championships team award with 33 overall medals.

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“We are proud to promote Erik to National Junior Team Director and National Coach,” National Team Managing Director Lindsay Mintenko said. “This move demonstrates our commitment to growing exceptional talent in the pool and on the pool deck, and we will continue to invest in those who so expertly lead and coach the best in the world.”

The National Team Division works to support the country’s best athletes and coaches in their pursuit of Olympic and international success. For more on the National Junior Team, click here.

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