John Kevin Koehler enters his first season as a student coach after an outstanding four-year career with the Hoosiers.
SENIOR YEAR (2007-08)
Earned All-America honors with an 11th-place finish in the 1,650-yard free ... his time of 15:02.86 is a personal best and the fifth-fastest time in school history ... also competed in the 200 free and the 500 free at the NCAA meet ... placed third in the 1,650 freestyle with a time of 15:05.47 at the Big Ten Championships ... also took fourth in the 500 freestyle with a career best time of 4:20.75 and 10th in the 200 free (1:37.74) ... owns the team's top two times in the 1,650 free, top four times in the 1,000 free and top time in the 500 free ... won the 1,000 free (9:08.84) and 500 free (4:29.17) in a dual meet win over Purdue ... second in the 1,000 free and third in the 500 as the Hoosiers topped Tennessee ... third in the 1,650 free (15:40.43) and fifth in the 500 in dual at No. 4 Michigan ... won the 200 freestyle (1:38.65) and 500 free (4:30.27) in dual meet victory at Kentucky ... winner of the 500 freestyle (4:27.35), 200 freestyle (1:39.75) and 400 individual medley (3:55.21) at the Hoosierland Open ... also swam on the victorious 800 freestyle relay team and took second in the 1,650 freestyle (15:08.31) ... winner of the 1,000 freestyle (9:16.23) and 500 free (4:29.27) in a dual meet win at Northwestern.
JUNIOR YEAR (2006-07)
Earned All-America honorable mention in the 1,650-yard freestyle, taking 12th place in the timed final at the NCAA Championships in 15:03.18, the fifth-best time in school history ... also finished 26th in the preliminaries of the 500-yard freestyle ... narrowly missed another All-America certificate, helping the 400-yard freestyle relay to a 17th-place finish in the prelims of that event ... took seventh in the 500 free and eighth in the 1,650 free at the Big Ten Championships ... earned three event wins this season, taking the 200-yard freestyle, 500 free and 800-yard freestyle relay against Missouri ... had Indiana's fastest time in the 500 free, 1,000 free, 1,650 free, 400 free relay and 800 free relay on the season ... had the Hoosiers' second-best times in the 200 free and 400-yard individual medley and was in the top five in the 200-yard backstroke ... set new career bests in the 500 free, 1,650 free, 200 back, 200-yard butterfly and 200-yard individual medley on the season ... can be found in IU's all-time top 20 in the 200 free, 500 free, 1,000 free, 1,650 free, 400 IM and 400 free relay.
SOPHOMORE YEAR (2005-06)
Provisionally qualified for NCAAs in the 500-yard freestyle, 1,650-yard freestyle and 400-yard individual medley, but did not make the cut ... claimed three event titles ... finished in the top three six times ... scored points at Big Tens in the 500 free (11th), 1,650 free (fourth) and 400 IM (sixth) ... member of fourth-place 800-yard freestyle relay at Big Tens ... posted five personal bests ... closed season among IU's all-time top 20 in the 200 free (17th), 500 free (15th), 1,000 free (sixth), 1,650 free (fourth) and 400 IM (sixth) ... also found in IU's meter record book in the 100 LCM free (15th), 200 LCM free (seventh), 400 LCM free (fourth), 800 LCM free (third), 1,500 LCM free (third), 200 LCM back (fourth) and 400 LCM IM (fourth).
FRESHMAN YEAR (2004-05)
Won four event titles ... finished in the top three 15 times ... claimed the 1,000-yard freestyle crown in three separate events ... best overall meet came with a pair of second-place efforts against Purdue ... claimed points at the Big Ten Championships in the 200-, 500- and 1,650-yard freestyle events ... placed eighth in the mile at Big Tens ... finished just outside the points in the 1,650 free at NCAAs.
Earned NISCA All-America honors in both the 200 and 500 freestyles ... won the Ohio High School Athletic Association (OHSAA) state championship in the 500 free in 2003 and 2004 ... also captured the 200 free title at the state meet ... placed eighth in the 1,500-meter freestyle at the 2004 Olympic Trials ... placed fifth in the 200m free in 2003 ... was a 2002 and 2003 All-America selection in both the 200-yard and 500-yard freestyles ... at the 2003 Speedo Junior Championships, won the 500-yard, 1,000-yard and 1,650-yard freestyle events ... won the 1,650 free in a time of 15:27.11, the 1,000 free in 9:06.61 and the 500 free in 4:26.08 ... has a career-best time of 15:19 in the 1,650 free ... as a sophomore, placed 11th in the 200 free and fifth in the 500 free at the OHSAA state meet ... swam club for the Dayton Raiders, coached by Kevin Weldon ... son of John Kevin and Connie Koehler ... born April 21, 1986.
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