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Georgia Bulldogs swimming and diving
Team information
Conference Southeastern Conference
Location Athens, GA
Founded 1926 (Men)

1974 (Women)

Colors
    Red
    Black
Head coach Jack Bauerle
Home pool Gabrielsen Natatorium
Titles
Women's NCAA 4 (1999, 2000, 2001, 2005)[1]
Men's SEC 3 (1951, 1952, 1955)[2]
Women's SEC 6 (1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2006)[1]

The Georgia Bulldogs swimming and diving represents the University of Georgia (UGA) in NCAA men's and Women's swimming and diving. Also known as the "Swim Dawgs," the teams compete at Gabrielsen Natatorium in Athens, Georgia, USA. The women have won four NCAA national championships (1999, 2000, 2001, 2005). Jack Bauerle is the head coach over both the men's and women's swimming teams. Dan Laak is the head diving coach.

The men's team was formed in 1926 by Clarence Jones and practices were held in the Athens YMCA 20-yard pool.[3] The men's team later moved to Stegeman Hall, an indoor athletics and training facility built during World War I and demolished in 1996.[4][5] The women's team began competing in 1974. Both teams moved to their current facility, Gabrielsen Natatorium, in 1996.

The women's 7th place finish in the 2008 Women's NCAA national championships was their 14th consecutive top-7 effort at that meet.[6] The men's team has finished in the top 15 at Men's NCAA national championships every year since 1997.[2] A 7th place showing at the 2008 Men's championship was the eighth top-ten finish for the men's team in its history.The Georgia Swimming and Diving program competes in Gabrielsen Natatorium located on the UGA campus. The center opened in the 1996 and has hosted competitions including the SEC Championships and NCAA Championships.

The women's team has won 4 NCAA National Championships.[1]


Georgia Bulldogs Team NCAA National Championships
Year Team National Champion Score Runner-up Score Location
1999 Women Georgia 504.5 Stanford 441 Athens, Georgia
2000 Women Georgia 490.5 Arizona 472 Indianapolis, Indiana
2001 Women Georgia 389 Stanford 387.5 Long Island, New York
2005 Women Georgia 609.5 Auburn 492 West Lafayette, Indiana
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