Bob Hauck



 
  Head Coach  
  25th Season in 2013-14  
  MIAC Championship (Women): 1993, 1994, 1995, 1996, 1997, 1999, 2003, 2005, 2006  
MIAC Championship (Men): 1993, 1994, 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2001, 2007
Hometown:
Alma Mater: St. Olaf '87
E-mail: hauckr@stolaf.edu
Office Phone: 507-786-3988
 
 
 


THE HAUCK FILE
1987: Began coaching career at St. Olaf after a swimming career in which he was a 23-time All-American and set three national records.
1988: Trained for US Olympic Trials and was ranked in the top 25 in the world in the 200 Backstroke.
1989: Joined St. Olaf coaching staff.
1997-98: Took one year stint as assistant coach at Brown University.
1998: Inducted into the St. Olaf College Hall of Fame.
Bob Hauck is in his 25th year (in 2013-14) at St. Olaf as co-head coach of the men's and women's swim teams and as an instructor in the Exercise Science department. He is a 1987 graduate of St. Olaf and received his master's degree in physical education, with a concentration in sports psychology, from MSU-Mankato in 1992. Hauck spent the 1997-1998 season on a one year leave where he was an assistant coach at Brown University in Providence, R.I.

As a head coach, Hauck has led St. Olaf to a combined 17 MIAC Championships, nine on the men's side and eight for the women.

During his four years of competition at St. Olaf, Hauck won seven individual national titles and set three national records. As a two-time captain of the Oles, he was a 23-time All-American and was named 1987 NCAA Division III Swimmer of the Year. In the fall of 1998, Hauck was inducted into the St. Olaf College Hall of Fame.

Hauck went to train for the 1988 US Olympic Trials in Santa Barbara, Calif. where he became one of the premier backstrokers in the country and was ranked in the top 25 in the world in the 200 Back. He has been a multiple senior national finalist and U.S. Open finalist. In 1987-88, he was a member of the United States Post-Graduate National Team. Hauck also swam internationally for Athletes in Action in the summer of 1989.

Hauck lives in Northfield with his wife Karna, their sons Cully and Marcus and daughters Signe, Tatum and Josey.