Dani Korman
Dani Korman
Title: Mary Frances Wagley, '47 Head Coach
Phone: 617-253-4490
Email: dkorman@mit.edu
Year: 2nd at MIT
Previous College: Kenyon '06

Dani Korman enters her second season as the head coach of the MIT men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams after leading both programs to NEWMAC Championships and to top-10 finishes at the NCAA Division III Championship in 2015.  Korman also coached Dougie Kogut to an Individual National Championship (200-fly) this year, the first for MIT since 2012-13.

Prior to joining the MIT staff, Korman spent three years as an assistant coach with the Yale University women’s swimming and diving program.

During her three years at Yale she assisted with a team that saw improvement each year at the Ivy League Championships, with the 2015 squad finishing third and scoring 200 more points than the season before. The Elis also had three swimmers qualify for the NCAA Division I Championships under her watch, with numerous school records broken during her time in New Haven.

While Korman was at Yale, multiple student-athletes earned All-Ivy League honors, with the team gaining CSCAA Scholar All-America honors in all three seasons. She also served as the recruiting coordinator for the Elis, with her recruiting class of 2018 being named the 17th best in the nation by collegeswimming.com.

In 2012, Korman was named Honorable Mention Rising Assistant Coach of the Year by collegeswimming.com.  In 2014, she was nominated as Assistant Coach of the Year by collegeswimmingawards.com.  She was also a speaker at the CSCAA National Convention in 2014.

Her prior collegiate coaching experience includes working as an assistant coach at Johns Hopkins University, where she helped both the men’s and women’s teams to a pair of top-10 NCAA finishes. Prior to Johns Hopkins, Korman served as the interim head coach of the Carthage College women’s team where she was named the 2008 Co-Coach of the Year and led the team to its first ever appearance in the NCAA Championship.  In addition, she has served as an assistant swim coach and counselor for the University of Texas/Total Performance Swim Camp.

Korman is a 2006 graduate of Kenyon College where she was part of four national championship teams. She was a seven-time All-American at Kenyon and served as team captain as a senior.  She earned a Masters of Education with a concentration in guidance and counseling from Carthage in 2008.

Dan Kalupski
Dan Kalupski
Title: Assistant Coach
Phone: 617-324-7575
Email: kalupski@mit.edu
Year: 2nd at MIT
Previous College: Wisconsin-Stevens Point '13

Dan Kalupski enters his second year as the Assistant Coach of the men's and women's swimming and diving teams as well as an assistant in the Communications, Promotions and Marketing office.

Prior to joining the MIT coaching staff, Kalupski spent one year as the Assistant Men’s Swimming Coach at DePauw University in Greencastle, Indiana where he helped the team to an 11th-place finish at the 2015 NCAA Division III Swimming and Diving Championships, matching the school’s previous high finish at the meet. He has also coached at several swim camps around the country. A 2013 graduate of the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point with a Bachelor’s in business, Kalupski earned four varsity letters while swimming for the Pointers.

Brad Snodgrass
Brad Snodgrass
Title: Diving Coach
Phone: 617-253-4490
Email: snodgras@mit.edu
Year: 28th at MIT
Previous College: Tufts University

Brad Snodgrass is a two-time NCAA Diving Coach of the Year, honored in 2005 and 2008. He was also awarded NEWMAC Diving Coach of the Year accolades in 2005, 2007, 2008 and 2016. In 2005 and again in 2007 he coached MIT diver Doria Holbrook '08 to NCAA championship titles on the three-meter springboard.

Snodgrass is also employed at Novartis as a chemist.

Nicole O'Keeffe
Nicole O'Keeffe
Title: Volunteer Assistant Coach
Year: 8th at MIT
Previous College: MIT '09
Nicole O'Keeffe enters her eighth season as an assistant coach for the MIT swimming and diving team and is thrilled to be back at the Z-Center.
O'Keeffe graduated from MIT in June 2009 with a degree in Mechanical Engineering. A four-year letterwinner and team captain, she was a two-time honorable mention All-America (400 Medley Relay, 800 Free Relay), and a two-time individual NCAA Qualifier (400 IM, 1650 Free). She currently holds Top 10 times in the 500 Free (5:08.77-9th), 1000 Free (10:35.76-6th), 1650 Free (17:26.56-6th), and the 400 IM (4:34.96-5th). She is a former school-record holder in the 200 IM, 400 IM, 200 Breast, and 200 Medley Relay.



Manuel Gutierrez
Manuel Gutierrez
Title: Volunteer Assistant Coach
Year: 2nd at MIT
Previous College: Purdue University '15

Manuel Gutierrez enters his second year as an assistant coach for the MIT men's and women's swimming and diving teams in 2016.

Gutierrez graduated from Purdue University in the Spring of 2015 with a degree in electrical engineering. While at Purdue, he was a four-year letterwinner and team captain for the Boilermakers. He competed in the 200, 500 and 1650 Free. 

Gutierrez earned Academic All-Big Ten and Distinguished Big Ten Scholar honors, as well as the Big Ten Postgraduate Scholarship. He is currently pursuing his SM/PhD in electrical engineering at MIT.