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LSU Lady Tigers swimming and diving


LSU Lady Tigers swimming and diving

LSU Lady Tigers swimming and diving
Team information
Conference Southeastern Conference
Location Baton Rouge, LA
Founded 1978


Head coach Dave Geyer and Doug Shaffer
Home pool LSU Natatorium

The LSU Lady Tigers swimming and diving team represents Louisiana State University (LSU) in the Southeastern Conference in NCAA women's swimming and diving. The team competes at the LSU Natatorium in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Dave Geyer is the co-head coach of the women's swim team. Doug Shaffer is the co-head coach of the women's diving team.[1][2]


  • Olympic/Notable swimmers and divers 1
  • Head coaches 2
  • Swimming and Diving facilities 3
    • LSU Natatorium 3.1
    • Huey P. Long Field House 3.2
  • Strength and Conditioning facilities 4
    • LSU Strength and Conditioning facility 4.1
  • See also 5
  • References 6
  • External links 7

Olympic/Notable swimmers and divers

  • Heather Brand
  • Caroline Foot
  • Mandy Leach
  • Blanca Morales
  • Samantha Purvis
  • Cassie Weil

Head coaches

Name Seasons
Ivan Harless 1978-1979
Edward Stickles 1980
Ivan Harless 1981-1982
Scott Woodburn 1983–1985
Sam Freas 1986–1988
Rick Meador 1989–2000
Jeff Cavana 2001–2004
Adam Schmitt 2005–2010
Dave Geyer and Doug Shaffer 2011–Present

Swimming and Diving facilities

LSU Natatorium

The LSU Natatorium is a swimming & diving facility located on the campus of Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge, LA. The facility, built in 1985, serves as the home of the LSU Lady Tigers swimming and diving team. The stadium has a seating capacity of 2,200. The Natatorium features a 50-meter pool, which can be converted into two 25-meter or 25-yard pools with the use of bulkheads and includes a championship diving well with one- and three-meter springboards and five-, seven- and 10-meter platforms.[3][4]

Huey P. Long Field House

The Huey P. Long Field House was home to the Lady Tigers swimming and diving teams until the LSU Natatorium was built in 1985.

Strength and Conditioning facilities

LSU Strength and Conditioning facility

The LSU Lady Tigers swimming and diving team weight room is located in the LSU Strength and Conditioning facility or LSU North Stadium weight room. Built in 1997, it is located in Tiger Stadium.[5] Measuring 10,000-square feet with a flat surface, it has 28 multi-purpose power stations, 36 assorted selectorized machines and 10 dumbbell stations along with a plyometric specific area, medicine balls, hurdles, plyometric boxes and assorted speed and agility equipment.[6][7] The weight room also features 2 treadmills, 4 stationary bikes, 2 elliptical cross trainers, a stepper and stepmill.[8]

See also


  1. ^ "Swimming & Diving". Retrieved 2012-11-21. 
  2. ^ "Teams-Louisiana State University". Retrieved 2012-11-21. 
  3. ^ 2013. Retrieved 2013.
  4. ^ 2013. Retrieved 2013.
  5. ^ "A Look At LSU’s Facilities". August 11, 2013. Retrieved 2013-09-12. 
  6. ^ "LSU Strength and Conditioning Center". May 20, 2013. Retrieved 2013-07-15. 
  7. ^ "College Strength Profile: Louisiana State University". June 20, 2012. Retrieved 2013-09-10. 
  8. ^ "LSU Tigers' Weight Room". ESPN The Magazine. November 14, 2012. Retrieved 2014-02-11. 

External links

  • Official website
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