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Stuart Cromarty

Stuart Cromarty

Head Coach, Women's Swimming

Cromarty finishes the 2018-2019 season with winning the conference championship for 4th time in 6 years and program becomes most successful of any sport at Assumption in recent college history (last 20 years). Having had a winning season every year as head coach, with a 75-25 record in dual meets and a 300-95 record overall at the helm of the Assumption swimming and diving program. The program was started in 2008, and under Cromarty’s guidance, the team has progressively improved each season from seventh in his first season to capturing four consecutive Northeast-10 Conference Championships in 2014, 2015, 2016 and 2019. His teams also boast an impressive 30-3 record at home and have not lost at the Plourde Pool since November of 2011. During his tenure as head coach, the team has had 23 semesters in a row of receiving the Scholar All-American Team Award, a Northeast-10 Scholar-Athlete of the Year (Amanda Guy), a 2015-2016 recipient of the Steve Morris Memorial Award as the Top Four-Year Student-Athlete at Assumption (Victoria Weber), a 2013-14 Senior Athlete of the Year (Monique Haney) and a 2013-14 recipient of the Steve Morris Memorial Award as the Top Four-Year Student-Athlete at Assumption (Haney). Coach Stuart Cromarty, a standout swimmer for the South African national team and 1986 captain of the Boston University swim team is the Greyhounds head women's swimming coach. Cromarty represented his country in international competition (Taiwan). (South Africa was shut out of Olympic participation in 1980 and 1984 due to the apartheid policy). He swam at BU captaining the team--the 1st foreign-born student-athlete to serve in that capacity. He was inducted into the Rhode Island Swimming Hall in 2005.