Title: Assistant Swimming and Diving Coach
Degrees: B.S.; University of Alabama, 2010
Riley Boulden enters his first season as assistant men’s swimming coach at DePauw after a successful swimming career for the University of Alabama.
Boulden was a four-year letterwinner for the Crimson Tide swimming and diving squad, being voted captain by his coaches for his senior campaign.
In his time in Tuscaloosa, Boulden was named to the Southeastern Conference Honor Roll three times, the team’s most improved swimmer twice and voted the conference’s Swimmer of the Week in January 2010. Additionally, he holds the University’s record in the 200 individual medley with a time of 1:45.54 and placed fourth in the 200 breaststroke at the SEC Championship in 2010.
Boulden also participated in a variety of national and international events, achieving four Olympic and World Trial cut times and placing 19th in the 200 breaststroke and sixth in the 400 medley relay at the 2009 U.S. National Championships.
In his prep days Boulden was a member of the North Central High School (Indianapolis) boy’s swimming and diving program. He helped lead the Panthers to back-to-back Indiana High School Athletic Association (IHSAA) championships during his junior and senior seasons. In addition to winning a team title, he copped a state title in the 200 medley relay, stopping the clock in 1:32.95. At the time his squad held the fastest time in that event and still currently sit atop the school record book with their performance.
A 2010 graduate of Alabama, Boulden majored in business management and will be pursuing a master’s degree from Indiana State University (Terre Haute, Ind.).