Hired in August of 2019, Cathleen Pruden enters her first season as an Assistant Coach for Amherst swimming and diving.
Pruden begins her first year at Amherst and her fourth year in college coaching. She is a graduate student at Smith College, pursuing her Masters in Exercise and Sport Studies. She served as the Assistant Coach at Bowdoin College for three years, after graduating from Mount Holyoke College in 2016.
Prior to coaching, Pruden was a team captain and chair of the Student-Athlete Advisory Committee at Mount Holyoke College. The Raleigh, N.C. native was also a four time All-American and two time NEWMAC Swimmer of the Year for the Lyons.