OWINGS MILLS, Md. – Clarke Nyman has been named the interim head coach of the Stevenson University men's and women's swimming programs, Director of Athletics Brett Adams announced Thursday. Nyman brings 15 years of club swimming coaching experience to Stevenson.
"We are excited to welcome Clarke aboard," said Adams. "He brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to our swim program and his background will allow us to connect further with the swimming community in the state of Maryland and beyond, in addition to strengthening our relationship with the McDonogh School."
Nyman is currently the associate head coach of the Eagle Swim Team that is based out of Stevenson's home pool at the McDonogh School, a role he has held since 2015. He has worked primarily with the club's 13 and 14 year-old swimmers while serving as the director of age group swimming. Since joining Eagle Swim Team, the age group program has set 54 new team records, had nine sectional qualifiers, four futures qualifiers and two Junior National qualifiers. Nyman also serves as the head coach of the McDonogh middle school water polo team.
Prior to Eagle, Nyman was the head coach at Mariner Swim Club from 2012-15, and an assistant coach with the club for five years prior to that. He was also head coach with the Roland Run Club from 2009-13.
Nyman currently holds USA Swimming Coaching Certification and recently completed requirements for ASCA Level 3 Coaching Certification. He is a 2006 graduate of the Crane School of Music at SUNY Potsdam with a degree in Music Education, graduating Magna Cum Laude.