Head Swimming and Diving Coach
seventh season as the head coach of Oberlin's men's swimming and diving program and ninth year as the head coach of the women's team.
He has been on staff with the swimming and diving program since the 2002-03 season.
In four out of the last five years, Fino
has helped produce at least one NCAA qualifier, which includes sophomore diver Chris McLauchlan who was an All-American in both the 1-meter and 3-meter events in 2012.
In the first dual meet of 2011-2012 season, Fino became the winningest coach in the history of the women's swimming and diving program.
tenure began as head coach, Fino
has helped his
swimmers establish over 50 school records in 18 different events.
guidance has paved the way for the teams to set over 150 all-time top 10 times in every event category.
In 2008-09, the men's and women's teams combined to set 10 school records and had three NCAA provisional qualifiers.
For the second straight season the Yeowomen finished with six dual-meet wins, while the Yeomen also registered a much-improved record.
In 2007-08, Fino
guided the women's team to their best dual-meet record since 1983 (6-3).
The Yeowomen also earned a school-best finish of fifth place at the NCAC Championships and the squad set 10 school records while establishing 34 all-time top performances.
The men's team has showed steady improvement under Fino's direction, with an improved dual-meet records from each of the last three seasons.
The 2012-13 team returns a solid core that is ready to make major strides within the conference.
three seasons at the helm of both teams, Fino
directed the men and women to school records in 17 of 19 swimming events and all-time top-five marks in all events.
A voracious learner, Fino
spent two summers (2003 and 2004) as a coach and counselor with the Schubert Swim Camp at the University of Southern California
The experience provided Fino
with valuable insight into the training, goal-setting, motivation and stroke techniques of some Olympians and their coaches.
lettered four years as a middle-distance swimmer at Kalamazoo College
specialized in the 400-yard individual medley, but he
also excelled in the 500-yard freestyle and 200-yard butterfly.
Fino was a member of four Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association championship teams (1999-2002), and was voted Most Improved Swimmer his freshman, junior, and senior seasons.
He graduated in 2002 with a bachelor's degree in psychology and is currently pursing a master's degree in exercise science from Cleveland State University.
Still a highly competitive athlete, Fino
also completed in the Chicago Marathon in 2003 and the Wisconsin Ironman