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Florida Gators swimming and diving

The Florida Gators swimming and diving program represents the University of Florida in the aquatics sports of swimming and diving. The program includes separate men's and women's teams, both of which compete in Division I of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) and the Southeastern Conference (SEC). The Gators host their home meets in the O'Connell Center Natatorium on the university's Gainesville, Florida campus, and are currently led by head swimming coach Anthony Nesty and diving coach Bryan Gillooly. Since Florida's swim and dive program was established in 1930, the men's team has won forty SEC team championships and two NCAA national championships. Since the NCAA and the SEC began sanctioning women's swimming in 1981, the Lady Gators have won seventeen SEC team championships and three national championships.[2]

Florida Gators
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Founded1930
UniversityUniversity of Florida
Athletic directorScott Stricklin
Head coachAnthony Nesty (swimming)
Bryan Gillooly (diving)
ConferenceSoutheastern Conference
LocationGainesville, FL
Home poolNatatorium
Carse Complex
ColorsOrange and Blue[1]
         
Titles
Men's NCAA2 (1983, 1984)
Women's NCAA2 (1982, 2010)
Women's AIAW1 (1979)
Men's SEC37 (1937, 1938, 1939, 1940, 1941, 1953, 1954, 1956, 1957, 1958, 1959, 1960, 1961, 1962, 1963, 1964, 1965, 1966, 1967, 1968, 1970, 1971, 1979, 1980, 1981, 1983, 1984, 1985, 1986, 1990, 1991, 1992, 1993, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019)
Women's SEC17 (1981, 1982, 1983, 1984, 1986, 1987, 1988, 1989, 1990, 1991, 1992, 1993, 1994, 1995, 1996, 2002, 2009)
Carse Swimming Complex

Florida Gators Olympic medalistsEdit

The University of Florida has been represented in every Summer Olympic Games since 1968, and the Gators swimming and diving program has produced over eighty-five athletes who have competed in the Olympics since the program was started. The following is a list of former Florida swimmers, divers and coaches who won a gold (32), silver (18) or bronze (14) medal in a swimming or diving event in the Summer Olympic Games:

For a complete list of all current and former Florida Gators swimmers and divers who were ever members of a national Olympics swimming and diving team, please see "List of University of Florida Olympians."

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "UF Identity Style Guide". March 1, 2016. Retrieved March 19, 2016.
  2. ^ "Florida Swim & Dive Media Guide 2018-2019" (PDF). University of Florida Athletic Association. Retrieved 25 April 2019.

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