Eric Mcilquham Named Virginia's Assistant Swimming Coach
Oct. 1, 1996
CHARLOTTESVILLE -- Eric McIlquham has been named the assistant swimming coach at the University of Virginia effective immediately. The native of Dalton, MA was a 26-time All-American, 19-time NCAA national champion, and 12-time NCAA record holder at Oakland University from 1989-1992. McIlquham was previously an assistant coach at the University of Alabama, where he received his graduate degree in exercise physiology. He also recently served as the assistant coach for the Egyptian Olympic team in Atlanta this past summer.
McIlquham has conducted swimming clinics throughout the United States, including Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, and Massachusetts.
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A 1985 graduate of UVA, White worked at the Richmond Times-Dispatch until July 2009. He was honored six times as the state's Sportswriter of the Year.
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