Branch Joins CU Swimming Staff
The Chowan Athletic Department and head coach Nikki White announced the hiring of Michael Branch as Assistant Men's and Women's Swimming Coach for the 2019-2020 season.
Michael comes to Chowan after two years as Assistant Coach and Recruiting Coordinator for the Wilmington College Men's and Women's Swim Team, where he coached one conference champion and three all-conference finishers.
Prior to Wilmington, Michael was Head Swim Coach for Legacy High School in Las Vegas, Nevada, where he coached two individual state champions, one relay state champion, and two state runner-ups. He was also an Assistant Coach for the Las Vegas Swim Club.
Michael swam for the University of Mount Union, where he was a four-year letter winner and earned all-conference honors in the 1650 yard freestyle and 400-yard individual medley. He graduated from Mount Union in 2016 with a bachelor's of science in Athletic Training with a minor in Exercise Science.