Tag: swimming and diving

Tomorrow is Phoenix Friday

It’s nearly the weekend, which means set your UW-Green Bay gear out tonight and show your campus pride tomorrow. The UW-Green Bay Bookstore has a storewide 20% discount (excluding textbooks). At noon on Saturday, the Swimming and Diving team has an intra-squad meet with alumni of the program. Also at 7 p.m. Saturday, women’s soccer […]

Green Bay swimming and diving announces 2016 Summer Camps

The Green Bay swimming and diving program is hosting two swimming camps in June at the Dorschel Natatorium in the Kress Events Center. Head coach Reed Robelot, assistant coach Tara Dowling and Phoenix student-athletes will run the camps. The sessions are June 13-16 and 20-23 and are open to swimmers ages seven and up. Cost […]

Former De Pere coach joins Phoenix swim program

Former De Pere H.S. women’s swim coach Tara Dowling has joined the Green Bay swimming and diving staff as a lead assistant, first-year head coach Reed Robelot announced this week. Dowling joins the Phoenix after graduating from Northern Michigan University in May with a degree in Health and Fitness Management. She was a three-time captain […]

Virginia Tech’s Robelot to replace Merner as swimming/diving coach

UW-Green Bay has named Reed Robelot its next head swimming and diving coach, Director of Athletics Mary Ellen Gillespie has announced. Robelot joins the Phoenix following a successful five-year stint as an assistant coach with ACC member Virginia Tech, where he helped the Hokies to three-consecutive top-25 finishes for both the men’s and the women’s […]

‘Swimming World’ publishes tribute to UW-Green Bay’s Merner

A student-written piece at the website of the national publication Swimming World bids a fond farewell to the 25-year head coach of UW-Green Bay’s Division I swimming and diving program, Jim Merner. “(After) 10 conference championships, 10 runner-up finishes and 11 Coach of the Year awards, (he) will be shelving his clipboard and time sheets […]

Merner to retire as swimming/diving coach

After building a pair of strong and successful programs for the Green Bay Phoenix, Jim Merner is retiring following a 25-year mainstay as head coach of both the men’s and women’s swimming and diving programs effective June 30. Merner began his tenure, the second longest of any active head coach at Green Bay, back in […]

Five Phoenix student-athletes earn winter all-academic honors


Five UW-Green Bay student-athletes have been recognized as members of the 2015 Winter Academic All-Horizon League Teams. The teams, which represent success in competition as well as in the classroom, were voted on by the league’s faculty athletics representatives and athletics communications directors. Earning academic all-league honors for the Phoenix were women’s basketball’s Megan Lukan, […]