Pat Hogan, Managing Director, Club Development
Pat Hogan is the Club Development Managing Director for USA Swimming. He is responsible for overseeing a comprehensive effort to support and strengthen the club system in the USA. Accomplishments during his first nine years include a significant expansion of field services to member clubs and coaches, creation of a Facilities Development Department, as well as the establishment of several creative recognition and education programs targeted at clubs and coaches. During this period, USA Swimming membership has grown 24% and athlete and coach retention rates are at all-time highs.
Prior to joining the USA Swimming staff in Colorado Springs, Pat served nine years as the Head Coach of the Mecklenburg Aquatic Club in Charlotte NC. During that time, Pat led Mecklenburg’s resurgence as one of the top club programs in the nation. At the 1997 Spring Nationals, MAC won the Women's division title to earn the team's first national championship. During Pat’s tenure in Charlotte, the MAC program produced one Olympian, two national champions, seven national team members, and won 18 consecutive North Carolina team championships.
Pat served as Head Women' Coach for Team USA at the 2002 Short Course World Championships and is a several time Assistant Coach for USA national teams. He developed strong, nationally prominent club programs as the former Head Coach of the Dynamo Swim Club, Atlanta GA (1980-1986) and the Trinity Aquatic Team, Orlando FL (1988-1993). He also enjoyed great success in high school swimming building Trinity Prep School into one of the top high school programs in Florida.
During his coaching career, he was an active volunteer in the administration of swimming at both the local and national levels. He served on the USA Swimming Board of Directors for eight years and four years as chairman of the International Relations Committee. A member of the American Swimming Coaches Association Board of Directors for six years, Pat served as President of the national coaches’ organization from 1999-2001.
A graduate of Southern Methodist University, Pat and wife, Diane, are the proud parents of two children – Katie and Kevin.
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