Steve Jungbluth enters his 3rd season as Associate Head Coach and 11th season as a coach for the Gators in 2020-21. Jungbluth works with the sprinters.
In the 2017-18 campaign, Jungbluth coached Florida's top sprinter to his seventh, eighth, ninth, and tenth National Championships in the 50 free, 100 free, 100 fly, and 200 free relay. The Senior Swimmer set a new American, NCAA, US Open and UF record in the 100 free with a mark of 39.90 which surpassed the mark of 40.00 he set in the previous year. The Senior was named the SEC Swimmer of the Year and the CSCAA Swimmer of the Year, both for the third straight season. Under Jungbluth’s guidance, the Gators totaled 33 All-American honors from 11 different athletes. Under the tutelage of Jungbluth, Florida collected 10 First-Team All-SEC accolades as well as two second-team nods. Jungbluth helped numeous swimmers to achieve All-American Honorable Mention accolades.
Before his time in Gainesville, Jungbluth spent seven seasons (2003-10) as the head coach at Colgate, where he led the Raiders to the top of the Patriot League. His women's squads won the league title in two of his last three seasons in Hamilton, N.Y, while every swimmer he recruited into the program achieved at least one personal-best time during the course of their career. Jungbluth also directed Total Performance Competitive Stroke Camps and Elite Sprint Camps at Colgate.