Posted: Nov 14, 2018
Caleb Hoffman, a former Division I swimmer at the University of Maine, is a new assistant coach for the Colby College swimming and diving program in the 2018-19 academic year.
Hoffman, who will work under Mule head coach Tom Burton, mainly swam breaststroke races and relays for the Black Bears from 2010 to 2014.
Hoffman has worked as the swim coach for the summer program for the Mid Maine Dolphins and had been a counselor at the Alfond Youth Club in Waterville for more than two years. Hoffman also worked as an assistant coach for the Dolphins.
Hoffman worked for the Office of Multicultural Student Life at University of Maine. He taught classes about cultural diversity and barriers among students. Hoffman also was the Black Bear swim team representative for Male Athletes Against Violence.
A 2015 graduate of Maine, he has a bachelor's degree in kinesiology/exercise science.