Sharon Krueger is in her fourth season as an assistant swimming coach at Virginia. Krueger joined the UVa coaching staff in the summer of 2003 after serving as assistant head coach at Georgia Tech for three years. She has 18 years of collegiate coaching experience having spent 12 seasons at Syracuse University prior to her coaching stint at Georgia Tech.
During her tenure with the Orange, Krueger helped coach three Olympians and several NCAA All-Americans. She handled recruiting and coached swimming and dryland workouts.
While at Georgia Tech, she coached an ACC champion and two other All-ACC swimmers, including the first All-ACC women’s swimmer in Georgia Tech swimming history. While at Georgia Tech, Krueger’s responsibilities included on-deck coaching and coordination of recruiting for both the men’s and women’s swimming teams. Additionally, she worked on the development and implementation of the Yellow Jackets’ dryland training program.
At Virginia, Krueger has assumed an office/administrative role in the program while rotating on-deck coaching responsibilities. She works with the athletes in the weight room and with dryland exercise routines and consults the women’s team members in nutritional matters.
Krueger graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Lacrosse in 1980 with a degree in health and physical education. She earned a master’s degree in exercise science/biomechanics from Michigan State in 1987 while serving as an assistant women’s swimming coach. During her two seasons at Michigan State, she coached several NCAA qualifiers and was responsible for the development and implementation of dryland workouts and the weight program.