Monty Hopkins
Monty  Hopkins

Men's and Women's Swimming and Diving


  • Standout swimmer for the Bearcats from 1979-1978.
  • Two-time conference champion, two-time NCAA qualifier and a 1976 Olympic Trials qualifier.
  • Team co-captain during his senior year.
  • Recipient of the Jimmy Nippert Award, which recognizes UC's top male student-athlete.
  • Has been the head coach of the men's and women's swimming and diving teams since 1989.
  • During his tenure, UC has totaled 12 conference team championships, two NCAA individual champions, 17 All-Americans, 14 Academic All-Americans and three Olympians.