Keith Dawley

    Position:
    Interim Head Coach

    Keith Dawley

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    11/20/2014

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    01/23/2014

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    10/04/2013

    Swimming Announces Keith Dawley as New Assistant Coach

    Former ECU recruiting coordinator joins the Cougar coaching staff

    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.

    "We are thrilled to have Keith as part of our program," said head swimming coach Rich Murphy. "He has tremendous experience and knowledge with his background as a recruiting coordinator and running his own training group. His steady flow of new ideas, insightful takes and the energy he brings - he will be a huge boost for us."

    Working with a number of different strokes while at ECU, Dawley helped the Pirates break nine school records in 2012.

    "I have to thank Rich and the entire athletic department including Mack Rhoades and Kevin Klotz for bringing me to this campus and giving me this opportunity," Dawley said. "I also want to thank everyone at East Carolina for being so supportive in this transition."

    "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.

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