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Oliver Agh
Oliver  Agh

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Oliver Agh joined the Florida Atlantic University coaching staff in 2006 as an assistant coach and aquatics manager. A former FAU swimmer and team captain in 1998-99, Agh has international experience that is beneficial to the program.

A native of Hungary, Agh was a member of the Hungarian National Swim Team from 1989-2000 and participated in the 1992 and 1996 Olympic Games.

"As a former two-time Olympian, NCAA Division I Finalist, and National Team member for Hungary, Agh brings a wealth of experience that will benefit our swimmers," said head coach Steve Eckelkamp. "As a former FAU swimmer and alum, he has the kind of personal insights that will also help the swimmers adjust and excel at FAU."

Swimming accomplishments:
• Participated in the '92 (Barcelona, Spain) and '96 (Atlanta, GA) Olympic Games (finalist in the 200-meter backstroke), 2 European Championships ('93 Sheffield, UK and '95 Wien, Austria) , `94 World Championships (Rome, Italy) and 2 World University Games (`97 Sicily, Italy and `99 Palma de Mallorca, Spain)
• Member, Hungarian National Swim Team, 1989-2000, where he swam with four Olympic Champions under one of the world's most successful coaches, Tamás Széchy
• Member of FAU's Swim Team, 1995-2000, coached by Steve Eckelkamp
• Member of the first team in FAU's history to represent the school in the NCAA Division 1 Championships (1996, Austin, TX), where he swam the 200-yard backstroke and 400-yard individual medley. The team put FAU on the map by finishing in the top 20.
• Captain of the Men's Team, 1998-1999
• 2-time MVP, Multiple Varsity Record Holder
• 8-time NIC Conference Champion, Multiple Conference Record Holder
• 2006 Master's All-American with the fastest time in the 50scm and 100scm backstroke

After competing at FAU for four seasons, he stayed with the team as a Graduate Assistant (1999-2000). Agh graduated with a bachelor's of science in 2000, and continued his education receiving MBA degrees in 2003 (E-commerce) and 2009 (Operations Management).

In the fall of 2007, Agh was inducted into the FAU Athletics Hall of Fame.

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