Rich Lowe joined the Valparaiso University swimming and diving staff prior to the 2003-2004 season and serves as the Crusaders’ diving coach.
During the 2006-2007 season, Lowe had three divers move onto Valpo’s top-10 performances list all-time for the Crusaders.
Before arriving at Valpo, Lowe was the head boys and girls swimming and diving coach at Wheeler High School from 1999-2001 and the head girls coach at Portage from 2002-2003. Prior to his head coaching stints, he served as an assistant coach at Portage for 14 years.
A four-year letterwinner at Western Kentucky University, he helped lead the Hilltoppers to four Midwest Conference titles. As a senior, Western Kentucky was ranked as high as 25th in the nation. He earned the team’s Mental Attitude Award as a freshman.
Lowe earned his Bachelor’s of Arts degree from Western Kentucky in 1991 majoring in history.