The TCU swimming & diving program adds a trio of assistant coaches - John Funk, Caroline Maxvill and Adam Stoner - for the 2013-14 season.
"I'm very happy to have an opportunity like this and grateful to Coach Sybesma," Funk said. "I'm looking to help maintain the continuity of the program."
A three-time team MVP at Rider, Funk helped lead the Broncs to back-to-back Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference (MAAC) titles in 2012 and 2013. A three-time MAAC conference champion and record holder, he posted an NCAA B Cut 1:47.56 in the 200-yard individual medley at the 2012 MAAC Championships. Funk also swam a career-best 1:47.90 in the 200-yard backstroke at the 2012 MAAC Championships. A US Open Qualifier, Funk also competed collegiately in the 100-yard butterfly, the 400-yard individual medley and was part of an 800-yard free relay team that set a school record (6:40.21) at the 2012 ECAC Championships.
Funk attended Southeast Career and Technical Academy in Las Vegas, Nev. where he swam and played varsity soccer. As a high school swimmer, he captured the 200-yard backstroke title at the 2009 Nevada State Meet and won the 100-yard backstroke at the 2008 Nevada High School State Championship. He was also a USA Junior National Qualifier and USA Winter National Qualifier.
A native of Las Vegas, Nev., Funk is enrolled in the Master's of Liberal Arts program at TCU. He is the son of Anita and John S. Funk and has a younger sister, Jennifer.
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