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Greg Meehan
Position: Head Coach
Alma Mater: Rider ('01)
Experience: 3 Years
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Greg Meehan was named head women's swimming coach at Stanford in August of 2012, and the 2016-17 campaign will mark his fifth on The Farm.

In his four seasons at Stanford, Meehan has coached 19 All-Americans to a combined 131 All-America honors. That includes seven national championship relays and eight individual national championships. Additionally, Meehan has mentored two Pac-12 Swimmers of the Year and two Pac-12 Newcomers of the Year.

As a team under Meehan, Stanford won the 2013 Pac-12 Championships, and has not finished lower than second at the conference meet. The Cardinal also finished as the national runner-up at the NCAA Championships in 2014 and 2016, and placed third in 2015.

A two-time Pac-12 Coach of the Year and the 2014 CSCAA National Swimming Coach of the Year, Meehan has led Stanford to a 31-4 dual meet record, including undefeated regular seasons in 2013-14 and 2015-16.

Most recently, Ella Eastin swept the IM races at the NCAA's, and the 200 and 400 medley relays set NCAA and American records en route to national titles in 2016. Sarah Haase won the 100 breast and Simone Manuel won national titles in the 50 and 100 free in 2015, in addition to two NCAA relay titles. In 2014, Stanford won four of five relays while Maya DiRado swept the IM races and Felicia Lee won the 100 fly.

DiRado, who was the 2014 Pac-12 Swimmer of the Year, and Lee led Stanford to an undefeated dual meet season in 2013-14, including an upset of then-No. 1 California in front of a near-capacity crowd at Avery Aquatic Center. Lee took home the prestigous Honda Award for swimming.

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Meehan wasted no time making his mark on the Cardinal program in his first season. Stanford set four school records and three Avery Aquatic Center records to help highlight the 2012-13 season en route to an eighth-place showing at the NCAA Championships.

Regarded as one of the top assistants in the country during his tenure at Cal, Meehan took over the Cardinal program after leading the Golden Bears men's swimming and diving program to back-to-back national titles. Meehan, who spent four seasons with the Golden Bears, was promoted to associate head men's swimming and diving coach in 2011. In Meehan's five seasons with Cal, the program produced a pair of NCAA championships (2011, 2012) and a runner-up finish in 2010.

Prior to joining Cal's staff in 2008, Meehan was the head coach for both the men's and women's programs at the University of the Pacific. Meehan coached at Pacific from 2005-08, leading his women's team to a second-place finish at the Big West Conference Championships in 2006-07. On the men's side, Krzysztof Zoldak earned Big West Swimmer of the Year in 2005, while Ja-Neil Bragg advanced to the NCAA Championships in each of Meehan's three seasons. In all, Meehan's Pacific teams broke 13 school records and three conference records, and seven of his student-athletes qualified for the NCAAs.

Prior to coaching at Pacific, Meehan was the assistant women's coach under Cyndi Gallagher at UCLA from 2001-05, helping the Bruins to a 2003 Pac-10 title and seventh-place NCAA finish in 2004. Thirty-three All-Americans were produced and 32 school records broken during his time with the Bruins, where he specialized in working with the distance and individual medley corps in addition to recruiting duties.

Meehan was also assistant women's coach at Princeton from 1999-2001, helping the Tigers to a 17-0 dual meet record and the 2000 and 2001 Ivy League titles. Meehan was the first assistant and later interim head coach at William & Mary in 1998-99.

In the summer of 2003, Meehan served as assistant coach for the USA Swimming National Distance Camp at the USOC Training Center in Colorado Springs, Colo., mentoring the top young male and female distance swimmers from around the country.

At the international level, Meehan has been an assistant with USA Swimming at the 2015 World Championships, 2014 Pan Pacific Championships and was as a manager for the United States team that competed in the 2007 World University Games in Bangkok, Thailand.

A graduate of Rider, Meehan earned a degree in mathematics and secondary education. While at Rider, he competed in the 200 backstroke and was a member of several Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference champion relays. Meehan also was a four-time All-Academic Award recipient.

Meehan and his wife, Tess, reside in Moraga, Calif., with their two sons, Salvatore and James.

Year Position
2016-17 Stanford Women's Head Coach
2015-16 Stanford Women's Head Coach
2014-15 Stanford Women's Head Coach
2013-14 Stanford Women's Head Coach
2012-13 Stanford Women's Head Coach
2011-12 Cal Men's Associate Head Coach
2010-11 Cal Men's Assistant
2009-10 Cal Men's Assistant
2008-09 Cal Men's Assistant
2007-08 Pacific Head Coach (Men & Women)
2006-07 Pacific Head Coach (Men & Women)
2005-06 Pacific Head Coach (Men & Women)
2004-05 UCLA Women's Assistant
2003-04 UCLA Women's Assistant
2002-03 UCLA Women's Assistant
2001-02 UCLA Women's Assistant
2000-01 Princeton Women's Assistant
1999-2000 Princeton Women's Assistant
1998-99 William & Mary Assistant/Interim Head Coach
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