Women's Swimming

Paul Kueterman  
Paul Kueterman

Position:
Head Coach

Experience:
Fifth Season


Paul Kueterman begins his fifth year as head swimming and diving coach and aquatics coordinator at Siena College. In his first four seasons, Kueterman has guided the Saints to a 32-27-3 (.540) overall record including an impressive 9-2 in MAAC meets.

Last season the Saints went 7-8-1 overall under Kueterman and finished fifth overall at the MAAC Championships. The Saints were honored for a third straight season by the College Swimming Coaches Association of American with Scholar All-American status and Kueterman mentored junior Kelsey Helin who was named the 2013-14 Female Walk-on Athlete of the Year by College Swimming & Diving Honors. Additionally, the Saints finished third at the ECAC Championships, taking home bronze medal honors.

In Kueterman's third season the Saints completed their sixth consecutive .500 or better season with the previous three coming under Kueterman. The Saints finished 8-8-1 overall and swam to a seventh place finish in the MAAC Championships for a second consecutive season. Additionally, the Saints were once again honored by the College Swimming Coaches Association of America with Scholar All American status.

In his second season with the program, Kueterman guided the Saints to their fifth straight winning season with a 9-7 overall record. Siena finished seventh at the MAAC Championships and was honored by the College Swimming Coaches Association of America with Scholar All American status.

Kueterman's first season in Loudonville was a successful one. The Saints went 8-4-1, at one point reeling off an eight-meet unbeaten streak that lasted nearly three months. Siena finished fourth at the 2011 MAAC Championships, winning three individual events and shattering eight school records.

Kueterman arrived from Vassar College where he served as the men's and women's interim head swimming and diving coach in 2009-10. He guided the women's team to a fourth place finish in the Liberty League while the men's team finished fifth and earned its first NCAA "B" provisional qualifying time. Additionally, the swim program broke nine school records. Kueterman was an assistant at Vassar in 2008-09.

A 2002 graduate of Millikin University, Kueterman was a four-year member of the swim team. Following graduation, Kueterman served as the assistant swim coach at The College of Wooster in Ohio from 2002-2004. He then returned to his alma mater, where he served as head coach from 2004-2007. At Millikin, he coached one All-American and one All-American Honorable Mention as well as coaching athletes to All-CCIW honors five times.

Previous to his Vassar appointment, Kueterman was the assistant swim coach at the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse, where the women's squad won the 2007-2008 WIAC Championships.

Kueterman holds his B.S. in exercise science from Millikin University and his M.S. in sport administration from the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse.

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