Kristy Jones named swimming and diving head coach

Kristy Jones named swimming and diving head coach

Sacred Cross Director of Athletics Kit Hughes has reported the arrangement of Kristy Jones as lead trainer of the people's swimming and jumping programs. She recently spent the most recent six years as the lead trainer of the swimming and plunging groups at Babson College in Wellesley, Mass.

"Kristy Jones is the best possibility to assist with driving Crusader Swimming and Diving higher than ever," Hughes said. "Her huge experience as a lead trainer, previous understudy competitor and previous NCAA and Olympic Trials qualifier have her strategically set up to help lead and tutor our understudy competitors, and I am excited to invite Kristy and her significant other David to the Holy Cross people group."

Under Jones' administration, Babson saw significant outcome in both the pool and in the study hall, with her swimmers and jumpers breaking 43 complete school records and procuring various Scholar All-America awards every semester. Jones was instrumental in enlistment endeavors for both the Beavers' people's projects, extending the groups' list from 20 understudy competitors to 53, with competitors hailing from 15 distinct states and eight unique nations.

Jones directed the men's group at Babson to its most double meet successes starting around 2002 (10) in 2017-18 and 2019-20, while putting fourth at the NEWMAC Championships in 2018-19. Training the ladies, Jones set the program standard in double meet successes (10) in 2019-20 while recording a program-best 343.5 focuses at the NEWMAC Championship. Beyond the pool, Jones dealt with the Athletic Tutoring Program by talking, employing and overseeing 25 understudies to peer guide Babson understudy competitors.

"I'm regarded to act as the following head swimming and plunging mentor at the College of the Holy Cross, an organization with a long custom of scholarly and athletic greatness," Jones said. "The understudy competitor experience is critical to me, and I anticipate proceeding to help, create and propel the people's swimming and jumping program. I might want to say thanks to Kit Hughes and the Holy Cross people group for this astonishing an open door."

Before Babson, Jones burned through two years as an associate mentor at WPI from 2014-16, and was answerable for everyday instructional meetings and strength and molding exercises while helping with raising money and enlisting endeavors for groups that set 47 school standards. Before WPI, Jones was a six-year aide at Brown from 2007-13, and drove the preparation and execution of exercises, gathering pledges and enrollment endeavors, and furthermore was engaged with the establishment's workforce contact program and the group's coaching drive.

Presently a Worcester inhabitant, Jones was a champion four-year individual from the swimming and jumping crew at Indiana. A group skipper for the Hoosiers during her senior season, Jones qualified for the NCAA Championships in the 200 and 400-yard individual mixture in 2002 and 2003. She acquired fair notice All-America honors in 2002 and was an Olympic Trials qualifier.