Elle Grier entered her first season as the head coach for the men’s and women’s swim team in 2016-17.
“It is such an honor to be able to fall in the footsteps of coaches like Teddy Guyer and Samantha Fridd here at Warren Wilson College. Swimming has always been such a huge part of my life and I am so thankful to have a job that allows me to do what I love every single day”
Elle graduated from Mars Hill University in May of 2016 with a degree in biology. During her time as a swimmer for Mars Hill she held six school records, five of them still stand, earned all-conference standings her sophomore, junior, and senior years, and was team captain during the 2015-2016 season.
Prior to her time at Mars Hill, Elle swam club for SwimMac Carolina and was captain of her high school team at Cuthbertson High School for three consecutive years. During her high school career she earned all region standings and conference swimmer of the year three years in a row.