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Kyle Oaks

Head Coach

Kyle Oaks joined the staff as an assistant coach in September, 2010, after serving as an assistant coach for two seasons at his alma mater, the College of Wooster. For his three years as the Raider assistant coach he was involved in all aspects of the program, including meet practice and meet management as well as recruiting, alumni relations and budget preparation. He was promoted to the head swimming and diving coach in July of 2013. The 2013-14 campaign saw overall personal improvement with many swimmers and divers registering bests under the first-year head coach. Out of a total of 93 swims at the conference meet, 53 of those times were lifetime best marks for the young Raider squad. From 2004-08, Oaks was one of the top sprint freestylers for the Fighting Scots as well as a contributor in the 100 backstroke and on relays, regularly producing points at the North Coast Athletic Conference Championships. In fact, he scored the maximum 12 times as an individual during his career with his most significant contributions being a pair of all-conference showings as part of the 200 freestyle and 200 medley relays in 2007. Oaks also served as a tri-captain during his senior campaign. A Franklin, Indiana, native, Oaks earned a bachelor's degree in political science with a minor in philosophy from Wooster in 2008. He has completed two certifications in corrective exercise and performance enhancement with the National Academy of Sports Medicine, he owns his master's in Human Movement through Andrew Taylor Still University, and he is presently pursuing a certification in Sports Management and a second masters through Wright State University. A newlywed, Oaks and his wife, Adrienne, reside in Vandalia, Ohio.

Ryan Rougeaux

Diving Coach

Ryan Rougeux joined the staff as the Head Diving Coach during the 2014-15 season. A Louisville, KY native, Rougeux earned a bachelor's degree in Government and a minor in Art History from Centre College (Danville, KY) in 2013. Rougeux then moved to Dayton to attend the University of Dayton School of Law where he expects to graduate in 2016 with a Juris Doctorate degree. While at Centre College, Rougeux was a four-year varsity diver. He was named SCAC First Team All-Conference for the 2010-2011 and 2011-2012 seasons and SAA First Team All-Conference for the 2012-2013 season. In 2013, Rougeux placed second on both one-meter and three-meter springboards at the SAA Conference Championships to help Centre College win its first ever conference title. He finished his diving career at Centre as a member of the 500 point club, scoring 646 points for the team in four seasons.

Emily Hayhow

Assistant Coach


Sean Dwyer

Assistant Coach

Sean started with Wright State University Swimming and Diving midway through the 2013-14 season. Dwyer, formerly of the Trent Swim Club and Trent University in Peterborough, Ontario, Canada swam and ran cross country/track at the University of Indianapolis. After graduating he spent a few years as a strength training coach before joining the Trent Swim Club coaching staff. There he served six years as an assistant, and for the last eight as the program’s head coach. During that time he also served as head coach for the Trent University Swim Team. “I am extremely pleased to have Sean on our staff,” Oaks said. “He brings a wealth of knowledge and experience that will be very useful to our athletes and to me. I am confident that Sean and his family are going to enrich the Wright State community to the fullest and certainly aid our program as we seek to develop two championship caliber teams.” Dwyer is a fully certified NCCP Level three swim coach, Level two distance running coach, Level one triathlon coach and a certified ASCA Level four swim coach. During the summer of 2004, Sean was named head coach of the Canadian team competing at the Triathlon Long Course World Championships in Sweden. He has received a number of coaching awards, including: 2002-2003 OUA Men's coach of the year award and 2008 CSCTA Domestic Excellence Award.