Two-time Olympian and three-time world champion Mark Gangloff enters his second season as an assistant coach at Mizzou.
In his first year with the Tigers, Gangloff helped Mizzou it program best finishes for both the men's and women's teams. Both squads placed 14th at the NCAA Championships, which matched the women's finish of 2012 and best the men's old best of 19th.
Before he arrived at Missouri, Gangloff spent the previous three yeas a volunteer assistant coach at Auburn, his alma mater. With the Tigers, he assisted with recruiting, stroke technique and race strategy and strength and condioning.
From 2007-2009, Gangloff coached at both Swim MAC Carolina Team Elite Swim MAC Carolina in Charlotte, N.C. With the programs, he helped recruit professional athletes, fundraising and program and training design and coaches athletes ages 10-18. He also participates in the Fitter and Faster Tour and Mutual of Omaha Breakout Swim Clinics, where he coaches skill development and stroke technique and shares personal and professional experiences with participants.
On the international stage, Gangloff made his first Olympic team in 2004, where he won a gold medal as part of the 400 medley relay team and narrowly missed an individual medal with a fourth-place finish in the 100 breaststroke. He again qualified for the 2008 Olympic Games and was part of the 400 medley relay that won the gold.
At the World Championships, Gangloff is a three-time gold medalist in the 400 medley relay, finished second in the 50 breaststroke in 2005, third in 2009 and sixth in 2011. He was a team captain on both the 2009 and 2011 teams.
Additionally, he participated in the Pan-American Games in 1999, 2003 and 2007, where he earned gold medals in the 400 medley relay in 2003 and 2007, gold in the 100 breaststroke in 2003 and a bronze in the 200 breaststroke in 1999.
At Auburn, Gangloff helped the Tigers to NCAA Championships in 2003 and 2004, four SEC titles and 12 All-America honors. Individually, he won SEC titles in both the 100 and 200 breaststroke and was part of the winning 200 and 400 medley relay teams in 2004.
Out of the pool, he is president of Champion2Champion, a foundation that benefits swimming programs in need by collecting new and gently used swimming equipment.
A native of Akron, Ohio, Gangloff earned a degree in criminology from Auburn in 2005. He and his wife Ashley, a former national champion diver at Auburn, have a daughter, Annabelle.
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