Men's and Women's Swimming and Diving Staff Announced

YSU Swimming and Diving Assistant Coaches: Ryan Paisley, Jessica Cavaiani and Fengting Chen.
YSU Swimming and Diving Assistant Coaches: Ryan Paisley, Jessica Cavaiani and Fengting Chen.

Youngstown State Head Men's and Women's Swimming and Diving Coach Brad Smith announced the completion of his coaching staff on Friday.

The Penguins have named Jessica Cavaiani and Ryan Paisley assistant coaches while Fengting Chen will serve the the Head Diving Coach.

"I'm excited to have these three join our staff," Smith said. "All of them bring great passion and energy for the sport and are committed to the well-being and development of the team. Also, each of them bring their own unique strengths that will help our team with consistent progress and perspective."

Cavaiani comes to YSU after spending the previous two years with the women's program at Division II Augustana. Paisley joins the YSU coaching staff after spending the previous two years at King's College. Chen, who was a standout diver at Southern Illinois, spent the previous two campaigns as the diving coach at Indiana State.

Smith will begin his first year as the Head Coach of the men's and women's program this fall. The Penguins open the 2019-20 season in October.