2005-06 Men's Swimming
P.J. Ciotola Fly/Free
Dan Cisek Free/Breast
Scott Dueball Breast/IM
Ansel Hillmer Fly
Adam Jajtner Free
David Kesler Free
Bob Pedersen Free/Fly
Dave Peterson Breast/IM
Matt Schuchhardt Fly
Travers Smith Back/Free/Fly
Ed Standen Free
Travis Thames Back
Kyle Verage Breast/IM
Full Roster

Eric Skelly

POSITION Graduate Assistant

Eric Skelly began as an assistant coach for the Crusader swimming and diving program prior to the 2005-2006 season.

The Crusaders’ recruiting coordinator, Skelly focuses his time helping the breaststrokers, individual medley competitors, and the distance freestylers.

Skelly arrived at Valpo after serving as the head age group coach and assistant aquatics director at Sugar Creek Swim Club in Crawfordsville, Ind.  He has also previously served two different stints as an assistant coach at Millikin University, where his primary responsibilities included recruiting and dry land coaching.

While at Millikin, Skelly also coached with the Decatur Swim Club, working with several senior national and junior national level athletes as well as age group swimmers.

Skelly was a six-time All-American athlete in the backstroke as well as distance freestyle at Ashland University from 1994-1997.  He helped lead Ashland to a fourth place finish at the Division II national championships in 1996.

He is a Level 3 coach with the American Swimming Coaches Association and a certified pool operator.

Following his time at Ashland, Skelly finished work on his bachelor’s degree at the University of Phoenix in 2005, graduating with a degree in criminal justice.  He is currently enrolled at Valparaiso in the Master’s of Sports Administration program with an expected completion date of spring, 2007.