Mark Fino has been named the head coach of the men's and women's swimming & diving program at John Carroll University, as announced by Laurie Massa, the school's Director of Varsity Athletics and Recreation.
comes to John Carroll after guiding the Oberlin College
swimming program for the better part of the past decade.
believes in the mission and culture of John Carroll, and I am confident he will be a good fit," said Massa.
Over the course of his
became the all-time leader in career dual meet wins in women's swimming & diving at Oberlin
, establishing program high water marks for best finish and most points scored at the North Coast Athletic Conference Championships.
Both the Yeomen and Yeowomen rewrote over 70 school records since Fino
took over the programs, and in five of the last six years, he
has had at least one student-athlete achieve an NCAA qualifying time or score
has proven equally adept at recruiting student-athletes with talent in the classroom.
In 2010, his
men's team held the highest GPA in the country of any swimming & diving team, and his
teams were recognized as All-Academic by the College Swim Coaches Association of America
(CSCAA) every year he
had been at Oberlin
"I am very excited to begin a new chapter at John Carroll University," said Fino, who becomes the fifth full-time men's coach and sixth full-time women's coach in the history of the programs at John Carroll.