Olivet college Swim Camps

Coaching Staff

Rob Brownell

Coach Brownell has spent two seasons as head coach of the Olivet College Men’s & Women’s Swim team.  In just two years, OC has had 16 top 8 finishes at the MIAA championships, set 5 new varsity records, 3 pool records, had 2 individual conference champions, and 1 NCAA qualifier.  10 different athletes have made the Olivet all-time top-10 list 36 times. 

Prior to Olivet, Brownell served as the head swimming and diving coach at Battle Creek Central High School (BCCHS) for 13 years. After coaching only the boys' team for the first six years, he coached both the girls' and boys' teams for the last seven seasons. Brownell had many Division 1 state qualifiers and 5 school records were broken by his swimmers.

Before BCCHS, Brownell was the head girls' swimming and diving coach at San Pasqual High School in Escondido, California, for four years. During each year of his tenure, the Eagles were conference champions and placed top 10 at the San Diego CIF meet each year.  Brownell had 17 individual conference champions and his girls broke 7 school records.


Erik Richardson
Assistant Swim Coach, Olivet College


Ally Smith
Swimmer, Olivet College