Jim Lutz
Jim Lutz

Position:
Head Coach

Experience:
3rd Year


COACHING ACHIEVEMENTS

? 29 NCAA All- Americans
? 6 Academic All-Americans
? Olympic Trials Qualifiers: 1988, 1992, 1996, 2000
? Coached 25 individual high school state champions
? Over 120 USS state champions
? One USS national champion
? Two top ten team finishes at the USS National Championships
? Coached three USS Junior National Champions
? One USS Junior National Record Breaker
? Four Olympic Festival Gold Medals
? Two swimmers on USS National Team
? Winningest coach in history of Illinois women's swimming
? Named one of the Top 100 coaches in the nation in 1994 by American Swim Coaches Association

ORGANIZATIONS

? American Swim Coaches Association 
? World Swim Coaches Association
? College Swim Coaches Association of America

COACHING HISTORY

2000-present    Michigan State University: Head Men's and Women's Swimming Coach
1993-2000	University of Illinois- Champaign: Head Women?s Swimming Coach
1989-1993	University of Arizona: Assistant Swimming Coach, Recruiting Coordinator	
1989-1990	Hillenbrand Aquatics of Tucson: Head Swimming Coach
1986-1989	Des Moines Swim Federation: Head Swimming Coach
1985-1986	Barstow Swim Association: Head Swimming Coach
1984-1985	University of Tennessee: Assistant Swimming Coach
1982-1984	Atomic City Aquatic Club: Assistant Swimming Coach

EDUCATION

Professional Development: American Swim Coaches Association, Certified Level 5 
B.S. Degree in Education: University of Tennessee, 1985

PERSONAL

A native of Covington, Ky., Lutz and his wife Diane live in DeWitt, Mich.,with their sons, Kyle and Kory.