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Swimming & Diving
Dan Forrester
Position: Assistant Coach
Alma Mater: West Liberty
Graduating Year: 1974
Experience: 9 Years
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Dan Forrester returns for his third season in his second stint with the program after rejoining the coaching staff for the 2011-12 season. Forrester previously served on the staff from 2000-2006.

Forrester helped the Seahawks capture eight Colonial Athletic Association Championships on the men's side and a pair of runner-up finishes for the women. In 2006, the Seahawks won both the men's and women's CAA championships. During Forrester's time on the staff, UNCW featured an NCAA finalist in Dan Gallagher, ten individual CAA champions, ten relay champions and 65 top-8 conference finalists.

Prior to his time with the Seahawks, Forrester was volunteer assistant coach at Northeast Louisiana University, Peace Corp Volunteer- Guatemala, Head Coach Men’s and Women’s Swimming Teams Norwin H.S. Irwin, Pa., Head Coach of the Waves of Wilmington Swim Club 1989-2006 which produce 10 YMCA All-Americans, two Olympic trial qualifiers and an Olympic trial finalist.

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