|Title:||Volunteer Assistant Coach|
|Previous College:||Virginia '00|
Jared Felker enters his thirdseason with the New Hampshire swimming & diving staff as avolunteer assistant coach. He brings a wealth of technicalknowledge of the sport to the program and works primarily with thesprint and stroke groups. The Yarmouth, Maine native bringsextensive experience both as a former swimmer and current headcoach of the Seacoast Swimming Association, which is one of NewEngland’s premier swim clubs.
As one of Maine’s topswimmers, Felker graduated from the Mercersburg Academy inPennsylvania where he was a seven-time high school All-American. Hewent on to compete for the University of Virginia where he was afour-year varsity swimmer and team captain, earning All-ACC honors.Felker capped a stellar collegiate career as the 2000 ACC Championin the 100 butterfly. He also competed in the 2000 US OlympicTrials in the 100 butterfly and 50 freestyle.
Upon graduation and earning a BA inSociology from Virginia, Felker got his start coaching at St.Catherine McAuley High School in Portland, Maine and shortlythereafter was named head coach of the Westbrook Seals Swim Club inWestbrook, Maine, coaching the squad from 2003-2011.
In the summer of 2010, Felker washired as the head coach of the Seacoast Swimming Association inDover, N.H. In total, he has produced over 30 sectional qualifiers,four junior national qualifiers, and one senior national andOlympic trial qualifier.