Bartholomew, Stark Named Men’s Swimming and Diving Captains
June 27, 2002 – Springfield College swimming coach John Taffe
named seniors Dan Bartholomew
and Aaron Stark
co-captains for the 2002-03 season.
Bartholomew, a resident of Willits, Calif., finished first on the three-meter dive at 2002 New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) Championship (Mar. 3) and was a provisional qualifier for the NCAA Division III Championship with a score of 397.95. Under the direction of diving coach Peter Avdoulos
, Bartholomew was also named an all-conference selection in the event. Dan is a physical therapy major.
Starting, a native of Monroe, Conn., enters his fourth season this fall. Stark was one of the top distance and butterfly swimmers for SC. The elementary education major will add depth, leadership, and experience to a young team.
Springfield College finished with a 3-9 record last season and finished third at the NEWMAC Championships.
Head Coach John Taffe
John Taffe enters his 25th season in 2013-2014 as the head coach of the men's and women's swimming teams at Springfield College. Under Taffe’s leadership, the Pride has returned to its status as one of the best collegiate swimming and diving programs in Division III. Read more
Contact Head Coach John Taffe
| Phone: 413.748.3169
Diving Coach Peter Avdoulos
Peter Avdoulos is regarded as one of the top diving coaches in the nation, and will enter his 29th season as the diving coach for both the men's and women's programs in 2013-2014. The current NEWMAC Women's and Men's Diving Coach of the Year, Avdoulos has coached countless All-New England and All-American divers, as well as several National Champions. Read more
Contact Head Coach Peter Avdoulos
| Phone: 413.748.3445