Matt Kredich was no stranger to building successful swimming programs even before coming to Tennessee. Having turned around the teams at Brown and at Richmond, Tennessee made Matt Kredich head coach in 2005.
Matt Kredich immediately revamped the culture at Tennessee, with an eye on having swimmers and divers compete at an Olympic level. Christine Magnuson typifies Matt Kredich's aim, having run through the 2007-08 season with a string of success that ended with a pair of silver medals in the Beijing Olympics.
A native of Durham, North Carolina, Matt Kredich swam for Duke before entering coaching.
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One milestone at a time for Matt Kredich
Matt Kredich wins co-coach of the year honors
Matt Kredich receives Swimming Trophy for coaching
Published 4/23/2013 at 4:03 p.m. 0 comments
Matt Kredich’s first year leading the combined men’s and women’s swimming programs at Tennessee is ending with some individual hardware.
List of Volscars winners
Published 4/16/2013 at 12:59 p.m. 1 comment
Here's the winners from the Volscars on Monday night.
Vols land on podium in final event at NCAAs
Published 3/29/2013 at 11:57 p.m. 1 comment
In 6 minutes, 21.87 seconds, the Tennessee men’s swimming and diving team turned a disappointing day into something special Friday night in the second day of the NCAA Swimming and Diving Championships in Indianapolis.
On brink of career finale, UT swimmer Ed Walsh talks about remarkable journey from London to Knoxville
Published 3/27/2013 at 8:40 p.m. 5 comments
Ed Walsh shifted nervously in a folding chair that had been set up a few feet from the water’s edge in the quietest part of the University of Tennessee’s aquatics center.
Lady Vols finish third for best finish at NCAA swimming
Published 3/24/2013 at 12:16 a.m. 3 comments
INDIANAPOLIS — With tears of happiness in her eyes, Lindsay Gendron relished the moment of victory with her teammates.
Lady Vols win two relays at NCAA swimming championships
Updated 3/22/2013 at 12:03 a.m. 1 comment
INDIANAPOLIS — Not one, but two NCAA relay championships for the Tennessee women’s swimming team on Thursday night.
Kelsey Floyd was more than a 'hunch' in swimming for Lady Vols
Published 3/20/2013 at 7:10 p.m. 0 comments
Kelsey Floyd is now known for her barrage of athletic achievements.
Lindsay Gendron gets first individual SEC title
Updated 2/21/2013 at 11:01 p.m. 1 comment
Tennessee junior Lindsay Gendron raced from third to first down the stretch to capture her first individual SEC title Thursday at the SEC swimming and diving championships in College Station, Texas.
Texas A&M floating in SEC
Updated 2/18/2013 at 9:36 p.m. 1 comment
Texas A&M joined the SEC less than a year ago, will host the conference’s men’s and women’s swimming and diving championships starting today and could hoist a league title banner by this weekend.
Freshmen swimmers take spotlight against Vanderbilt
Published 1/30/2013 at 11:00 p.m. 0 comments
Several top veterans on the University of Tennessee women's swim team helped key an emotional upset victory against Georgia last Saturday and are already focusing on Friday's important meet at Florida.
UT's Matt Kredich to coach U.S. World University Games team
Published 12/13/2012 at 6:02 p.m. 1 comment
Tennessee swimming and diving coach Matt Kredich has been selected to lead the U.S. women's swimming team at the 2013 World University Games, USA Swimming announced Thursday.
UT swim teams united under coach Matt Kredich
Published 11/18/2012 at 1:40 a.m. 1 comment
As is to be expected, a lot more camaraderie and unity are apparent on the pool deck at Allan Jones Intercollegiate Aquatic Center now that both the Tennessee men's and women's swim teams are under coach Matt Kredich.
Bill Boomer listens to bodies, not words for UT swimming
Published 11/16/2012 at 11:16 p.m. 1 comment
Wearing a Tennessee coach's shirt, Bill Boomer was closely watching UT's athletes Friday during the second day of the Tennessee Invitational swimming and diving meet.
Sean Lehane takes the long way for Tennessee
Published 11/15/2012 at 11:12 p.m. 0 comments
Despite being a freshman, Tennessee men's swimmer Sean Lehane is quickly learning his way around the Allan Jones Intercollegiate Aquatic Center.
Victories by Tristan Slater, Lindsay Gendron lead to sweep in swimming
Published 10/25/2012 at 11:08 p.m. 0 comments
Tennessee swimmers Kelsey Floyd and freshman Faith Johnson were impressive with five individual wins between them in the men's and women's successful home opener against Louisville on Thursday.
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