UM’s Bottom named assistant coach for U.S. Olympic team

The Detroit News

Michigan coach Mike Bottom was named one of three assistant coaches for the 2016 U.S. Olympic men’s swimming team on Sunday.

Bottom has served as the head coach for UM men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams the past four years, and has been coaching the men’s program since 2008.

Bottom, Dave Durden (California) and Jack Bauerle (Georgia) will join head coach Bob Bowman’s staff. Bowman served as Michigan’s head coach for the men’s swimming and diving team from 2005-08.

The Olympics start Aug. 5 in Rio.