Brian Swingly was named head coach of Stanford sailing on Monday, as announced by Jaquish & Kenninger Director of Athletics Bernard Muir.
Stanford sailing finished the 2018-19 season with a sweep of the Pacific Coast Collegiate Sailing Conference for the 10th straight season, won the Big Sail for the 14th consecutive year and had four sailors earn All-America honors.
Stanford sailing capped the 2018-19 season with an eighth-place finish at the Gill Coed National Championships on Friday.
Stanford earned its first medal at the team race nationals since back-to-back third-place showings in 2014-15.
Stanford sailing heads East to compete in the Intercollegiate Sailing Associations (ICSA) three spring national championships in Newport, Rhode Island, May 21-31.
Stanford sailing captured the Pacific Coast Collegiate Sailing Conference (PCCSC) Coed championship over the weekend.