Keith Dawley is in his second season as with the University of Houston swimming program. He is currently serving as the program's interim head coach.
Dawley comes to Houston after spending the previous five years at East Carolina where he served as an assistant coach and recruiting coordinator.
Working with a number of different strokes while at ECU, Dawley helped the Pirates break nine school records in 2012.
"The University of Houston provides a tremendous opportunity for the growth of the program, the athletic department and the University itself. The campus and culture this school provides is incredible. Knowing that each student-athlete that comes through UH, their experience will only be better moving forward because of all the great things that are going on around campus is what is so exciting about this place."
Dawley graduated from Allen High School in Texas and was a three-time All-America performer and an All-State and All-Region honoree all four years. He was recruited to the University of Indiana and finished his collegiate career at South Carolina. Unable to compete as a senior due to an injury, Dawley got a head start on his coaching career by serving as a student-assistant coach.