Douglas Alban
Douglas Alban
Title: Head Coach Men's and Women's Swimming
Phone: 814-362-5034
Email: dmalban@pitt.edu

Coach Alban is entering his second season as head coach of the men's and women's swimming teams.

In his first season at the helm, Alban's men's team saw school records fall in five events: 500-free (twice), 1,000-free, 200-fly, 400-free relay and 800-free relay. A pool record was also set in the 400-free relay. At the conference meet, Alban's squad earned three victories (50-free, 100-back and 200-medley relay), which helped earned the Panthers a third-place finish overall.  

Prior to coaching at Pitt-Bradford, he spent five years as an assistant swimming and diving coach at the University of the South located in Sewanee, Tenn.

With the Tigers, Alban helped coach five swimmers to the NCAA Division III championships, five honorable mention All-Americans, and one All-American. During his time there, the Sewanee swim program established 19 school records, and he earned Collegeswimming.com Assistant Coach of the Year Honorable Mention recognition in 2013.

Prior to coaching at Sewanee, Alban was a graduate assistant at Goucher College in Baltimore, Md., for two years, during which time the men's team broke 17 schools records and the women's team three.

In addition, Alban was previously the pool manager and head swim team coach at the Towson Country Club, coached for the North Baltimore Aquatics Club, and also at Wappingers Central School District, in Wappingers Falls, N.Y., and the Big Blue Swimming Club in Beacon, N.Y.

Alban is a graduate of Loyola College in Maryland, where he earned his Bachelor of Science in mathematical science, and Goucher, where he received his Master in Education in athletic leadership and administration.

He was a four-year Division I varsity letter winner at Loyola and a four-year ECAC qualifier. He left the Greyhounds sitting in the top five in school history in six events and having reached the finals of every MAAC Conference championship event in which he had qualified.