Jacob Nason joined the WashU swimming & diving coaching staff in 2018-19.
The Bears men swam to a program best fifth place finish at the NCAA Division III National Championships. In addition, the men totaled two event titles with Brandon Lum winning the 200 butterfly and Peyton Wilson, Kevin Van Cleave, Andrew Pek and Chase Van Patten combined efforts to win the first relay national title in team history, the 400 medley relay.
In addition, Nason is an intern for the Athletic Department's External Relations. Primary responsibilities include design work for sponsored events, athletic camps, Student Athlete Advisor Committee and requests by coaches. Nason's designs are for print, web and social media platforms.
Nason was a four-year swimmer for the Bears under head coach Brad Shively. He swam to multiple B-cut times in his career, including a personal-best 1:52.11 in the 200 butterfly.
In addition, Nason was a three-time University Athletic Association (UAA) All-Academic honoree as well as three-time College Swim Coaches Association of America (CSCAA) Scholar All-America honorable mention selection.
Nason graduated with a degree in film and media studies and environmental earth science.