About Edward Von-Hertsenberg
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Edward Von Hertsenberg, Head Swimming Coach
Thomas University Athletic Director, Mike Lee, has announced the addition of Men's and Women's Swimming as an Intercollegiate sport beginning in the Fall of 2012. Lee has also announced the hiring of Edward Von Hertsenberg as the program's first coach.
Swimming will become the seventh and eighth sports sponsored by the athletic department and step one in the addition of sports at TU over the next four years. Von Hertsenberg joins the Night Hawks Athletic Department from the University of the Cumberlands in Williamsburg, KY where he served as the Interim Head Coach since March of 2011 after spending the two previous years as an assistant coach. During his collegiate years, Edward was a two year team captain at Cumberlands and was selected as an NAIA all American in 28 total events during his career. He was not only successful in the pool but was also a major competitor in the classroom, being named a Academic All American in six semesters by the College Swim Coaches Association.
"We are thrill to add Coach Von Hertsenberg to our department", said Lee. "He came to us very highly recommended for his passion and committment to excellence".