Carol Capitani
Carol  Capitani

Position:
Associate Head Coach

Alma Mater:
California 1991

07/06/2012

Williams Named Assistant Coach For Georgia Swimming

Williams Named Assistant Coach For Georgia Swimming

Assistant Coach - 12th Year

Now in her 12th season with Georgia's swimming staff, Carol Capitani has continued to help keep Georgia one of the premier swimming and diving programs in the country.

As an assistant at Georgia, Capitani has been part of four NCAA championship titles and four runner-up titles with the Lady Bulldogs. She also has been a part of seven top-10 NCAA finishes with the men's team, and she has helped the Bulldogs garner seven SEC championship titles since her arrival. Capitani works primarily with the main group and also works closely with the breaststrokers.

In the summer of 2007, Capitani served as an assistant coach for the United States at the Japan International Grand Prix. She also served as an assistant coach for the women's U.S. National Team competing at the 2005 World University Games in Turkey.

Capitani came to Athens after a three-year stint as Associate Coach for the men's and women's program at Villanova University in Pennsylvania. While at Villanova, she helped lead the Lady Wildcats to three consecutive Big East Championship titles, and several men and women at Villanova scored at the NCAA Championship each of those years.

Capitani spent her collegiate swimming career at the University of California Berkeley, where she accumulated eight All-America honors in the individual medley and breaststroke events.

Capitani graduated from California-Berkeley in 1991 with a B.A. in English and completed her Master's degree in English at Villanova University.

Her interests include: running (finishing in the top 50 percent in the Boston Marathon), tennis, Pilates and reading great short stories.

She and her husband, Kevin, live in Athens and have two daughters, Carmen (5) and Tatum (3).

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