Ohio State, 2010
Haley Mitchell is in her first year on the men's and women's swimming and diving coaching staff at Army. Mitchell arrived at West Point after spending three years as the assistant swim coach at Kenyon College.
While at Kenyon, Mitchell helped coach the men's team to two NCAA National Championships in 2013 and 2014, while coaching the women's team to two runner-up finishes. She coached seven individual NCAA champions, 13 Scholar All-America recipients and six NCAA Post-Graduate Scholarship winners over her three seasons. Mitchell helped the Ladies break seven NCAA records, 24 Kenyon Varsity Records and four Olympic Trial cuts.
Prior to her three-year stint at Kenyon, Mitchell returned to her alma mater, Ohio State University, as a volunteer assistant. In addition to coaching the Buckeyes' varsity team for the 2010-11 season, Mitchell was also the Platinum level head coach for the Ohio State Swim Club. She also served as an instructor at the Ohio State swim camp in 2009 and with the National Youth Sports Program in 2007-08.
Mitchell boasts many accomplishments from her four-year swim career as a Buckeye. Even though she was considered an endurance freestyler, she helped set varsity records in the 200-yard medley and 400-yard freestyle relays. She was a four-time Ohio State Scholar-Athlete and was named an Academic All-Big Ten selection her final three seasons in Columbus. As a senior, Mitchell was named a captain for the 2009-10 season.
The records Mitchell set in the pool enabled her to qualify for USA Swimming's 2010 Senior Nationals in the 200-yard backstroke. She was also selected to compete for Team USA at the World Maccabiah Games in Israel in 2009, where she won four gold medals and one silver medal.
The Walled Lake, Mich., native received a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from the Ohio State Fisher College of Business in June 2010.