Logan Arnold enters his first season as an assistant coach for the St. Bonaventure men's and women's swimming and diving programs in 2017-18.
Prior to his start as a Volunteer Assistant Coach at NC State University, Logan Arnold held various positions coaching both Club Swimming as well as Division III in the Mid-West.
In his first year at the University of St. Thomas, Arnold assisted head coach Scott Blanchard in the recruitment of student-athletes along with program and workout design. At UST, Tommie swimmers earned both men's and women's conference championships, earned 28 NCAA B time standards, 49 All-MIAC honors and set 19 school records during the 2015-2016 season. Under his assistance, St. Thomas also won three events at the NCAA Division III meet.
Prior to Arnold's arrival at the University of St. Thomas, the native of Moorhead, Minn., has been closely connected with both the Minnesota and Mid-West swim community. Beginning at a young age, he found a passion for the sport. Over the next few years, Arnold moved up through the ranks as a developmental, age group and senior level swimmer. Attending Moorhead High School, he competed at the varsity level for all four years of his high school career. He distinguished himself as a section champion, state qualifier and junior national qualifier. After graduating from high school, Arnold decided to swim at the NCAA Division III level and attended St. John’s University, where he achieved five All-MIAC performances, one MIAC Championship title, four NCAA national qualification standards and holds two university records.
With the goal of pursuing a career as a swimming coach, Arnold transfered to Concordia College, where he completed his education—earning degrees in both Exercise Science and History. He later became an assistant coach at Concordia and in this position, Arnold worked closely with Concordia’s student-athletes, organizing and overseeing workouts for the team, helping swimmers to improve and perfect their technique, assisting athletes with goal setting both athletically and academically and sharing his experiences and success at the Division III level. He also shared the responsibility for the administration of the program, which included scheduling practices, organizing the transportation and logistics for swim meets and setting up efficient ways to communicate with student-athletes via social media.
While coaching, Arnold continued with his own swimming career and took the lead in organizing a new Concordia College Swim Club—a non-varsity swimming club for both men and women.
In addition to his coaching experience at Concordia College, Arnold has served on the coaching staff at the Stanford University Swim Camp working with developmental, age group, and senior level swimmers from across the United States and internationally. In the spring of 2015, he was brought on the staff of the West Fargo Flyer’s Swim Club to work with developmental, age-group, and Senior swimmers.