Chris Morgan brings over 20 years of coaching experience to the legendary Gator Swim Cub. Most recently, Morgan served as Head Coach of the YMCA of the North Shore and prior to that, was the Varsity Assistant Coach for the Harvard Women’s Team. Morgan spent the 2011-12 as a member of the Stanford coaching staff, helping the Cardinal to a fourth-place finish at the NCAA Championships. Stanford won national titles in the 200 free relay and 400 free relay at the meet, and earned 33 All-America honors after taking second at the Pac-12 Championships.
Morgan coached in Switzerland from 1997-2011. His international coaching experience has also included the 2008 Olympics in Beijing, the 2010 European Championships in Hungary, the 2009 World Championships in Rome, the European Short Course Championships in Croatia in 2008 and in Hungary in 2007, and three World University Games in Thailand in 2007, Turkey in 2005 and South Korea in 2003.
A 1993 graduate of UC Davis with a degree in Biological Sciences, Morgan earned his Masters in Human Movement and Sports Sciences from the University of Geneva in 2002. While at UC Davis, Morgan was a conference champion in the 100 fly during his 1992 junior season. Morgan began his coaching career as a volunteer assistant at Stanford under the late Richard Quick from 1993-97. In 1995-96 he was the assistant women’s coach at San Jose State, and prior to that he was a high school coach at Palo Alto’s Gunn High School (1994-97) for both the boy’s and girl’s programs. His first coaching job was as a JV coach at Los Altos High in 1993-94.
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