Joe Smolinske is in his first season with the Xavier Men's & Women's Swimming program. Before coming to Xavier, Smolinske competed in swimming and diving at the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater. He brings with him extensive experience at the high school and club levels.
Other stints in Smolinkse's coaching career include head coach at Hudson (Wis) High School and as an assistant coach at McLean High School and Langley High School in Virginia. During the summer, he will rejoin Nation's Capital Swim Club as an assistant coach and will lead Mansion House Club for a second year as head coach.