Aug 2, 2015 - Eric Samson
Swim Omaha & Omaha Westside Swim Club : News
We're pleased to announce the hiring of Eric Samson as an Assistant Coach for the Westside High School Swimming and Diving Team.
He will also be a 5th Grade Teacher at Hillside Elementary.
Eric has been a 3rd Grade Teacher at Franklin Elementary in the Omaha Public Schools for the past 5 years.
will continue to coach with Swim Omaha
as the Head Coach for the Gold Group
and as an Assistant Coach with the Senior Group
was a 4-year varsity swimmer at Westside specializing in the Breaststroke and Individual Medley and as a member of the 200 Medley Relay.
placed at the state meet in both 2002 and 2003.
He graduated from Westside in 2003.
Following graduation, Eric continued his swimming career at the University of South Dakota.
has most recently been training as a Master's Swimmer and in 2011 was a States Games of America National Champion in the 100 Breaststroke, 100 Butterfly, 100 Backstroke and 200 Individual Medley.
Westside's Head Coach, Doug Krecklow, had this to say about the hiring of Eric.
I'm looking forward to the addition of Eric
to our high school coaching staff."