East Lansing, Mich. -- Michigan State University head swimming and diving coach Matt Gianiodis has announced the addition of assistant coach Quentin Bishop to the Spartan staff.
Bishop comes to Michigan State program after a year as the volunteer men's and women's swimming and diving coach at Florida State University.
"I am really excited for Quentin to start here and I think he is going to be a great fit into our staff," said head coach Matt Gianiodis. "We're returning a very talented core of student-athletes and we're excited to add Quentin to the mix. His recent experience both as a student-athlete and as a volunteer assistant will be an asset to our staff and give the student-athletes someone who has recently been through the academic and athletic experience that they are tackling." Quentin Bishop
Bishop, a 2017 graduate of Truman State University and a four-year letterwinner for the swimming and diving program, spent one season (2017-18) as an assistant coach for his alma mater, where the Bulldogs took a program-best fourth in the Great Lakes Valley Conference.
Bishop spent the 2018-19 season at Florida State University as a volunteer assistant coach. The Seminole men finished with a winning conference record, finished fifth at the ACC Championships, and 14th at the NCAA Championship meet, while breaking seven school records nine times. On the women's side, FSU finished sixth at ACC's and sent four individuals and two relay teams to the NCAA Championships.
With his time between positions, Bishop worked at Stanford University as a Summer Swim Camp Coach. He also worked with Club Seminole as their kids' assistant coach.
"I'm incredibly excited to have the opportunity to work with such a young and talented team as well as a knowledgeable staff at Michigan State," Bishop said. "Coach Gianiodis has created an amazing culture here and I am eager to start contributing to make this team the best it can be in any way I can."