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  Anthony Harris

Anthony Harris

Player Profile

Position:
Assistant Coach

Alma Mater:
University of Wisconsin at Stevens Point '03

Anthony Harris will begin his tenure in Athens after serving as the assistant swimming and diving coach, recruiting coordinator and aquatics coordinator at the University of South Dakota from 2005-11. During his time with the Coyotes, Harris coached 32 All-Americans, 25 school record-breaking performances and helped lead the school to three NCAA top-10 finishes. On top of his coaching duties, he also volunteered as a sports information assistant for USD football, softball, volleyball, soccer and basketball.

Prior to coaching at USD, Harris completed a graduate assistantship at St. Cloud University in St. Cloud, Minn., where he served as the assistant swimming and diving coach from 2003-05. In those two years, he coached 13 All-Americans. Harris also served a one-year stint as assistant swim coach at the University of Wisconsin at Stevens Point during the 2002-03 season.

Harris received a Bachelor of Arts degree in communications with a minor in coaching from Stevens Point, as well as a Master of Science in sport management from St. Cloud University. He competed collegiately at Stevens Point from 1999-2002, where he was an 18-time conference champion (Relays, 100-yd. freestyle in 2001 and 100-yd. butterfly in 2002), a six-time All-American and three-time All-American Honorable Mention. He was named senior captain in the 2001-2002 season and was also named senior MVP.