Men's and Women's Head Coach Stu Marvin

Stu Marvin

Stu Marvin begins his second season as the head coach of the men's and women's swim teams at Bloomsburg University.

Marvin was involved in coaching with the former Fort Lauderdale swim team from 1988-2004 and presently works with Fort Lauderdale Aquatics, both based in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. He has been an administrator, coach and speaker for the College Swimming Coaches Association of America during their annual Swim Forum for 18 years. Marvin worked for the City of Fort Lauderdale's Parks & Recreation Department from 1980 to 2004 and directed its Aquatics program. He managed a budget of over $3 million and coordinated operation of the International Swimming Hall of Fame Complex, Fort Lauderdale Ocean Rescue and the Fort Lauderdale Community Pool system. He also coached the Fort Lauderdale Ocean Rescue Competition team for several years.

A 1978 graduate of Bloomsburg, Marvin was an 11-time All-American performer for the Huskies in addition to winning five Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference titles. He became the university's first triple All-American award winner in 1975 and equaled that effort in 1977. In 1978, Marvin finished among the top performers in five races to gain All-American recognition in each race. He was a two-time winner of the school's Underclassman Athlete of the Year award and was also awarded the Robert B. Redman Award as the school's top male senior athlete in 1978. He was the first swimmer inducted into the university's Athletic Hall of Fame in 1990.

Marvin still holds the school record in the 100-free and has established 12 United States Masters Swimming (USMS) records as well as winning 28 national USMS championships.

Marvin and his wife Meg are the parents of two boys, Robert and Matthew, and reside in Bloomsburg.

updated: 10-21-08