Casey Brandt
Casey Brandt
Title: Aquatics Center Director/Head Coach
Phone: 240-895-4798
Email: crbrandt@smcm.edu
Year: Third Season
Hometown: La Plata, Md.
Previous College: Loyola (Md.) '95

Casey Brandt was introduced as the aquatics center director and the men's and women's swimming head coach in June 2016. Brandt brought a great deal of technical and developmental knowledge following 18 years of successful coaching experience with a proven ability to instruct and lead at the highest levels.

COACHING EXPERIENCE

  • Assistant CoachLoyola College (1995-1996)

EDUCATION

  • M.S., Theory, History, and Criticism of Art, Design, & Architecture, Pratt Institute (2001)
  • B.A., English and Writing, Loyola College (1995)

AT ST. MARY'S

  • 5-14 (.263) in two seasons
  • Four CSCAA Scholar All-America Team awards (through 2017-18)
  • One NCAA provisional qualifying time (through 2017-18)
  • Six school records broken (through 2017-18)

SWIMMER DEVELOPMENT

  • Two All-CAC selections (through 2017-18)
  • One St. Mary's Male Rookie of the Year (2018)
  • One Honorable Mention CSCAA Scholar All-American - Andrew Scott '21 (2018)
  • One CoSIDA Academic All-America Second Team selection (2018)
  • One CoSIDA Academic All-District First Team selection (2018)
  • 17 student-athletes named to CAC All-Academic Team (through 2017-18)
  • One St. Mary's Male Scholar-Athlete of the Year (2018)

CLUB COACH/CAMPS

  • Director of Seahawks Swim Camp
  • Owns and serves as program director for Seahawk Swim School (formerly Seneca Swim School), working to promote water safety, teach foundational technique, and support the competitive swim program
  • Spent eight years with the Chesapeake Bay Aquatic Club, including three as a head coach
  • Developed qualifiers at USA Swimming Sectionals, Junior Nationals, and Olympic trials as well as multiple Level AAAA standard achievers and state qualifiers
  • Worked with several other swim clubs in Maryland such as the Mariner Swim Club in Baltimore, the Carroll County YMCA in Westminster, and the Smallwood Village Swim Club in Waldorf
  • 2006-07 Metropolitan Swimming Age Group Coach of the Year as the head age group coach at Asphalt Green Unified Aquatics (New York, N.Y.)

CERTIFICATIONS

  • Holds American Swim Coaches Association Level 4

SWIMMING CAREER

  • Most Outstanding Swimmer at 1995 Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference Championships after leading Loyola College to program's first MAAC team title and scoring 44 points
  • Two-time MAAC champion in 200 individual medley (1994 and 1995)
  • 1995 MAAC champion in 400 individual medley
  • Two-time team MVP as a sophomore and senior
  • Two-time team captain as a junior and senior
Season Overall Conference Postseason Milestone Victories
2016-17 3-6 1-4 4th at CAC Championships 1st win (166-96 at Frostburg State, 11/12/16)
2017-18 2-8 1-4 4th at CAC Championships  
Total 5-14 2-8