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Michael Walker

Assistant Coach, Men's Team

Michael Walker arrived in Aggieland in the summer of 2023 as the men's swimming assistant coach after spending five seasons on staff at Delaware. 

Walker served as an assistant coach for three seasons before being promoted to associate head coach in November of 2021. During his time with the Blue Hens he helped develop and guide multiple CAA individual champions on both the men's and women's teams. The programs showed great improvement throughout his tenure, putting up multiple undefeated dual meet seasons and lowering numerous school records each season. 

Prior to his time at Delaware, Walker returned to his home state of West Virginia in 2016 to serve as the head coach of the Fairmont Area Swim Team. He spent two years as the head coach of FAST, while also serving as an assistant at Fairmont State University. During his time at FAST, Walker oversaw the entire operations of the club, developing season plans, workouts, meets and much more.

In 2010, Walker joined his former West Virginia head coach Sergio Lopez Miro at the prestigious Bolles School located in Jacksonville, Florida. He remained as an assistant coach under Lopez for five years before becoming the head coach of the Guatemalan National Swim Team at the Guatemala Aquatic Federation. Walker spent two years in Guatemala, where he was personally in charge of Olympian Gisela Morales' training program. He served as the head coach for the Guatemalan team during the 2015 Pan American Games and the 2015 FINA World Championships.

Walker attended West Virginia University where he was a team captain and member of the 2007 Big East Championship team. He was the Big East Champion in the 200 backstroke in 2008 and 400 IM in 2008 and 2009. He was also an NCAA All-American in 2009 and a 2008 U.S. Olympic Trials qualifier in the 200 breaststroke, 200 IM and 400 IM.
 
The Bridgeport, W.V., native graduated from from West Virginia with a degree in sports and exercise psychology in 2009. He and his wife Brooke have a son, Hendricks.

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