Seth Weidmann (15-3 dual-meet record), a two-time College Conference of Illinois and Wisconsin Coach of the Year, begins his fourth season as head men’s swimming coach in 2017-18.
The Red Men won their first CCIW championship under Coach Weidmann in his third season, and his swimmers and divers have broken 15 school records and attained 21 NCAA qualifying cuts. Collectively, they have been recognized as a Scholar All-America Team in each of his three seasons.
Under Coach Weidmann, two Carthage swimmers have broken CCIW championship meet records: Chris Russo in 2016 and Chris Riordan in 2017. In addition, 29 have received all-conference honors, Cooper Hawkins was named the 2017 Rookie of the Meet, and Nick Sall and Chris Russo earned the Outstanding Participant awards in 2015 and 2017, respectively.
A native of Skokie, Illinois, Coach Weidmann attended Gustavus Adolphus College, graduating in 2005 with a bachelor's degree in communication studies. He was a three-time Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference titlist and College Swimming Coaches Association of America all-American.
As an active member of Illinois Swimming and its Diversity and Inclusion Committee, Coach Weidmann served at the club level as head coach for USA Swimming Central Zone Team Illinois.