SEWANEE, Tenn. (June 20, 2017) – Sewanee Men and Women's Swimming and Diving Head Coach Max Obermiller has named Thomas Limouze as the new assistant coach for the Tigers.
"We were very lucky to land such a successful coach as Thomas," said Obermiller. "He will bring excellence to every area we emphasize, from academic excellence in the classroom to producing conference finalist and national qualifiers in the pool. Thomas's knowledge base is extraordinary, and he will bring his enthusiastic leadership style to a team that is ready to move up in the conference standings next year."
Limouze comes to Sewanee from Swarthmore College in Swarthmore, Pa. While at Swarthmore, Limouze helped guide the Garnet to their first-ever Centennial Conference Championship in 2016-17. During this past season, a combined 28 school records were broken at Swarthmore.
Additionally, Limouze was named the Jean Freeman Memorial Scholarship winner as the top assistant coach in the nation.
Along with his 11 years of coaching experience, Limouze was a four-year varsity swimmer at Oberlin, specializing in the distance freestyle and butterfly events.
He received his Bachelor's Degree in Biology at Oberlin in 2006. In 2015, he earned a Master's Degree in Kinesiology from Temple University.