Eugene Tee has been named an assistant coach for the men's and women's swimming, announced by head coach Jeff Hiestand recently.
Tee joins the Green Terror staff after a successful swimming career at Division I North Carolina.
A four-year letterwinner with the Tar Heels, Tee started as a middle-distance individual medley swimmer but transitioned to distance freestyle. He was a finalist at the ACC championship in numerous events and graduated in the program's all-time top 10 in the 400 IM (3:49.97).
While in Chapel Hill, he was a named to the ACC Academic Honor Roll and was a member of the Carolina Leadership Academy and was appointed an International Ambassador by the Office of Undergraduate Admissions as a junior and senior.
A native of Melbourne, Australia, he won numerous Australian national titles and was afforded the opportunity to swim for the national junior team from age 15-18.
Tee started swimming because of his older brother, who was also a swimmer. He was mentored early by Dave Kelsheimer, gaining more and more success before joining the coach in Santa Monica, Calif.
An exercise and sport science major at UNC with a specialization in Sport Management, he is currently working towards his master of science in exercise science at McDaniel with an ambition to enroll in a doctorate of physical therapy program. He wants to be a physical therapist and continue to coach college and/or club swimming.