Swimming


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State Championships: 1973-76, 1981, 1983-84, 1988-93, 1995-97, 1999-2004, 2006-14

The nationally-ranked Salesianum swim team was founded in 1955-56 under the direction of Mr. Rocco Carzo.

The team had a 1-0 record and placed second in the unofficial state tournament that year. From 1966-67 to the present, the swim team has attained a total of 26 state titles.

The Salesianum swim team has won eight consecutive swimming and diving state championships, and have won 12 of the last 13 titles under Head Coach Chip Hannig.  He is assisted by Frank Mieczkowski and Cody Quig (Varsity Assts.).

All-Americans have included:

  • Matt Stasiunas ‘13 (Penn State) - Four-time All-American, two-time Scholastic All-American. 
  • Clifton Gordon ’11 (UNC) - Five-time NISCA High School All-American and USA Swimming Scholastic All-American.
  • Alex Hampel ’11 (Washington & Lee, Indiana University of Pennsylvania) – Two-time All-American relay team member, Academic All-American.
  • Wase Marsh ‘09 (Washington & Lee, Duke) – DIII All-American
  • Josh Hyman ’08 (Delaware) – All American, 2008 State Swimmer of the Year
  • Rob Kuderka ‘05 (Penn State) – All American Diver
  • Rory Connell ’04 (Auburn) - 18-time NISCA All-American and 2004 Junior National Team selection. Four-time NISCA/SPEEDO State High School Swimmer of the Year. Placed 36th in the 200 free at the 2004 Olympic Trials and 37th in the 200 IM.
  • Dane Grenda ’04 (Michigan) - NCAA All-American, two-time NCAA All-America honorable mention.
  • Dave Montgomery ‘03 (University of Pittsburgh) – All American
  • Tyler Grenda ‘02 (Notre Dame) – All-American, three-time Big East Academic All-Star. 
  • Dan Klee ’01 (University of Tampa) – All American Honorable Mention
  • Joe Mack ’01 (Yale) – All American Honorable Mention