SWIMMING HIRES BUISSON AS NEW ASSISTANT COACH
Pacific Swimming is proud to announce the hiring of a new assistant coach, Tim Buisson.
“I am beyond excited for Tim to join our coaching staff,” said Head Coach Katelyne Herrington. “He understands the culture at Pacific and aligns with the vision for our program. Tim’s competitive and dynamic strengths will contribute to the team’s growth and success.”
Buisson has an 11-year coaching history and was most recently at Loyola University New Orleans, serving as an assistant coach for men’s and women’s swimming from 2018-2023. He joined the Wolf Pack staff with seven years of coaching experience at the AAU club level, coaching Olympic Trial qualifiers, NCAA Division I National Championship qualifiers, NCAA All-Americans and multiple high school state champions.
“I’m incredibly excited for the opportunity to join the University of the Pacific swimming family,” said Buisson. “I look forward to getting acquainted with the athletes, the university and the city of Stockton over the coming weeks. Lastly, I’m so grateful to Coach Katelyne and Coach Nate for welcoming me onto their staff. I can’t wait to get started!”
The Hattiesburg, Miss. Native swam for two years at Loyola University New Orleans, earning 2018 All-American honors in the 400-yard medley relay and was a six-time All-American Honorable Mention. He transferred to the school for its inaugural season in 2016-17 and was the program’s first-ever captain.
Before swimming with the Wolf Pack, Buisson spent one season at South Georgia State. There, he was a two-time NJCAA All-American. He helped lead his team to a second-place finish at the 2016 NJCAA Swimming and Diving National Championships. His freshman season was spent at Darton State before the swimming program was cut.
Buisson has a bachelor’s degree in business administration marketing from Loyola University New Orleans.