Sam Mashburn enters his first season as an assistant coach for the Bulldog and Lady Bulldog swimming programs. Mashburn joined the staff in July of 2012.
Mashburn, a 2010 graduate of Mars Hill College (N.C.), came to UC after holding a variety of coaching positions throughout the Atlanta Metropolitan area the last two years.
Mashburn, a Cumming, Ga. native, was an assistant coach for the Marcus Jewish Community Center of Atlanta, the Cumming Waves, and the West Georgia Swim Club. He also served as the Assistant Waterfront Director at Camp Greylock, and was a volunteer assistant coach at Mars Hill.
Before entering the coaching ranks, Mashburn swam competitively for 17 years. At Mars Hill, he was a member of the schools swimming team from 2007-2010, taking part in distance freestyle and backstroke events.
Mashburn earned a degree in Physical Education, with a minor in Coaching from Mars Hill.