Dave Salo Named U.S. Pan Am Games Head Men's Swimming Coach

Sept. 29, 2006

First-year USC head swimming coach Dave Salo will serve as the head coach for the United States men's swimming team at the 2007 Pan American Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, USA Swimming announced on Friday (Sept. 29).

Salo, who has coached Olympic medalists such as Lenny Krayzelburg, Gabe Woodward, Aaron Peirsol, Amanda Beard and Jason Lezak, took over at USC after serving as head coach of the Irvine Novaquatics from 1990 to 2006.

Salo also served as the head coach for the United States men's teams at the 2005 World Championships and the 2001 Goodwill Games and was an assistant coach for the 2004 men's Olympic Team, the 2003 World Championships team, and the 2002 men's Pan Pacific Championships team.

In addition, Salo was a women's assistant coach at the 2000 Olympics and the 1999 Pan American Games.

2007 USA Swimming National Teams Coaching Staffs

World University Games - Bangkok, Thailand; August 5-18

Head Men's Coach: Dennis Dale
Head Women's Coach: Cyndi Gallagher
Assistant Men's Coaches: Dan Ross, Bill Wadley, Bob Groseth
Assistant Women's Coaches: Jimmy Tierney, Harvey Humphries, Dorsey Tierney-Walker

Pan American Games - Rio de Janeiro, Brazil; July 12-22 / Open Water July 10-15

Head Men's Coach: Dave Salo
Head Women's Coach: Paul Yetter
Assistant Men's Coaches: David Marsh, Kevin Perry, Kris Kubik
Assistant Women's Coaches: Dick Shoulberg, Ron Turner, Lea Maurer
Open Water Coach: Catherine Vogt

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