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Wes Foltz
Wes  Foltz

Position:
Assistant Coach


Wes Foltz was named a Virginia swimming assistant coach in August 2017.

Foltz served as an assistant coach at NC State in 2016-17, helping the program achieve one of its best performances in recent history. Foltz helped coach 34 male and 25 female All-American performances as well as aiding both programs to a top-10 NCAA finish. Additionally, he had a hand in the Pro Group Wolfpack Elite's success over the last year including a World Championship title by Simonas Bilis and a third-place finish for Cullen Jones at the 2017 U.S. World Championship Trials.

Prior to NC State, Foltz worked at Southern California (2014-16) as the assistant coach, helping the program record 64 All-American performances. During this time, the women's program captured the 2016 Pac-12 conference championship and a sixth-place finish at the NCAAs. The men's team recorded the conference title in 2015 in addition to finishing fourth at the NCAAs.

From 2012-15, Foltz was a volunteer assistant coach for NC State in addition to working with the Marlins of Raleigh swim team (2012-14) as an assistant coach. 

He has a bachelor's degree in business management from Towson. While at Townson, Foltz was awarded the most valuable swimmer for the university. He was awarded the Unsung Hero Award for Towson Swimming in 2010 in addition to being named the Rookie of the Year in 2009.

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