The TCU swimming & diving program adds a trio of assistant coaches - John Funk, Caroline Maxvill and Adam Stoner - for the 2013-14 season.
A 2013 graduate of Rider University in New Jersey, John Funk joins the TCU swimming and diving program as a graduate assistant.
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.