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Sunday, July 6, 2008

Olympic Qualifier Katie Hoff to coach at Loyola this Fall


Nineteen year old Katie Hoff, 5 individual event US qualifier for the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games, has decided to remain in Maryland where she will attend classes in the fall. She will also be an assistant coach for the swimming and diving program at Loyola.

In an interview with Katie, posted on NBCOlympics.com, Hoff made clear her desire to stay with her coach, Paul Yetter while attending a school with high academic recognition. Now it's official...Hoff will continue to be surrounded by the familiarity of Coach Yetter, Loyola College's Mangione Aquatic Center, and her teammates with North Baltimore Athletic Club, NBAC, which she will continue swimming with.

With her impressive swimming resume, Katie will no doubt be an asset to the Loyola swimming and diving program.

Katie will be swimming:
  • 200m free

  • 400m free

  • 800m free

  • 200m IM

  • 400m IM

  • 4x200m free relay

Phelps will be swimming:

  • 200m free

  • 100m fly

  • 200m fly

  • 200m IM

  • 400m IM

  • 4x100m free relay

  • 4x200m free relay

  • 4x200m medley relay

Check out Katie's athlete bio on USASwimming.org

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