Eric Fehr is entering his third season as an assistant coach with the UCSB men's and women's swimming teams. Prior to coming to UCSB, Fehr spent four years as an assistant swimming coach at Wisconsin primarily working with sprinters and middle distance swimmers while also spearheading recruiting efforts. He also coordinated the Badger dry land and strength and conditioning programs in addition to serving as the staff liaison with academic services. This past March, Fehr helped coach the Badger women to a 24th place finish and the men to a 29th place finish at the NCAA Division I Swimming and Diving Championships. Prior to his years at Wisconsin, Fehr was a volunteer assistant coach at Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, Md. during the 1999-2000 season. That season, the Johns Hopkins coaching staff earned NCAA Division III Men's Coach of the Year honors in addition to the UAA Men's Coaching Staff of the Year accolades. A 1998 graduate of North Carolina, Fehr was a four-time NCAA All-American with the Tar Heels and an Olympic Trials qualifier. A two-time Academic All-American, Fehr graduated from North Carolina with a B.S. in biology and a B.A. in public policy analysis. In addition to his experience in the pool and on the deck as a coach, Fehr also spent two years from 1998-2000 as a financial analyst with Deutsche Banc Alex. Brown and three years (2000-03) as an analyst with Northwest Venture Partners.