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Clemson Names Swimming Assistant Coaches

September 3, 1998

CLEMSON, SC-Clemson head swimming and diving coach Bruce Marchionda has announced the hiring of two new Tiger assistant coaches.

Kathleen Milloy comes to Clemson from Toledo, where she has served as an assistant men’s and women’s coach with the Rockets for two years. At Toledo, Milloy was responsible for the training of the stroke and IM groups, which produced three conference champions in her two seasons.

Also in Toledo, Milloy worked as the Senior Swim Coach of the Greater Toledo Aquatic Club. She coached 13 athletes at the 1997 Summer Junior Nationals and three athletes at the 1997 Summer Senior Nationals. Prior to her time at Toledo, Milloy was an assistant women’s swimming coach at Tennessee for one season, where she coached the Volunteers’ first NCAA national champion, Nicole deMan, in the 50 freestyle. Milloy served as an assistant men’s and women’s coach at Brown from 1992-95. At Brown she aided in rebuilding the women’s program, taking the team from last place in the Ivy League to a league championship. A native of Ottawa, Ontario, Milloy earned a bachelor’s degree in psychology from Tennessee in 1991.

Thad Schultz is also entering his first season as an assistant with the Tiger swimming program.

Schultz has served the last two seasons as the head coach of Swim Columbia, where he coached Senior National finalists and Junior Championship finalists. He led the team to three Short Course state titles.

Prior to his work in Columbia, Schultz spent one season as a volunteer assistant coach at Ohio State, where he worked with both the men’s and the women’s programs.

A native of Westerville, Ohio, Schultz earned a bachelor’s degree in psychology from West Virginia in 1993. He captained the Mountaineer swim team and was named Most Valuable Swimmer for two years. After graduation Schultz served for three years as the head high school coach with the Fort Lauderdale swim team. While in Fort Lauderdale, Schultz was chosen as an all-star team coach and a zone coach by the Florida Gold Coast Association coaches.

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