Courtesy: Kalamazoo Athletics
Logan LaBerge was launched at present as Kalamazoo School’s head males’s and girls’s swimming and diving coach. He will even function Kalamazoo’s aquatics director.
LaBerge involves Kalamazoo School from Washington and Lee College, the place he was an assistant head coach and an affiliate professor since 2014. Since he started with the Generals in 2014, this system has set 76 staff information, achieved over 100 NCAA time requirements, gained two NCAA III particular person nationwide championships, and earned a program-record seventh place nationwide end in 2017. As well as, as recruiting coordinator, LaBerge has led the efforts of recruiting 126 student-athletes to this system by way of final season.
“We’re completely satisfied to introduce Logan LaBerge as our new head swimming and diving coach and aquatics director,” stated Becky Corridor, director of athletics. “His power, information, and readiness to be a head coach actually resonated with us in the course of the search course of. I stay up for welcoming Logan, his spouse, and daughter into the Kalamazoo neighborhood quickly.”
Previous to Washington and Lee, LaBerge was an assistant coach on the College of Mount Union from 2012 to 2014. In his two years with the Purple Raiders, this system set a mixed 22 faculty information and achieved 9 NCAA time requirements.
LaBerge started his teaching profession as a volunteer coach at Miami College (Ohio) whereas engaged on his grasp’s diploma from 2010 to 2012. Group members broke a mixed seven faculty information and had an NCAA Division I qualifier in addition to six 2012 USA Olympic Trial qualifiers .
LaBerge earned a bachelor’s diploma in psychology at The School of Wooster in 2010. He was a four-year varsity letter winner and was voted staff captain for the 2009-10 season. He established faculty information within the 100 advert 200 Backstroke, decreasing every file on three separate events. LaBerge was additionally a member of the 200 and 400 Medley Relay record-holding groups on eight separate events. LaBerge was additionally an NCAA Division III provisional qualifier within the 100 and 200 Backstroke. He earned a grasp’s diploma in sports activities conduct & efficiency at Miami College in 2012.
Along with his teaching expertise, LaBerge has labored swim camps at establishments such because the College of Virginia and the College of Texas.
“I’m so excited and grateful to be chosen to guide a brand new chapter within the lifetime of the swimming & diving program at Kalamazoo School,” LaBerge stated. “By way of rigorous courses each at dwelling and overseas as a part of its curriculum, Okay has established itself as an establishment that prepares its college students to achieve success and actually world residents. These teachers, mixed with an funding in a brand-new natatorium, make this program one that’s poised to construct upon the successes of the previous and usher in a brand new commonplace on campus, in the neighborhood and past. I’m grateful to the search committee and Athletic Director Corridor for this chance and can’t wait to get began.”