Carter Crosby commences his third year as a member of the Pitt swimming and diving coaching staff. He serves as the recruiting coordinator for the men's team and assists in the coaching duties for the local swim club Team Pittsburgh, held at Pitt.
Crosby helped guide three Pitt relay teams to All-Big East honors and NCAA provisional times in 2012. Additionally, he assisted in the training of and escorted Pitt swimmers Kourosh Ahani, Austin Caldwell, Jon Lierley and Luke Nosbisch to both the Canadian and U.S. Olympic Team Trials. Both Ahani (100 fly) and Lierley (200 fly) hold freshman records in their respective events.
In his first season with the Panthers, Crosby's recruiting efforts landed Pitt a nationally ranked top-25 incoming freshman class by CollegeSwimming.com. Rated No. 25, the ranking was a composite score of the team's top six incoming freshmen.
Crosby arrived at Pitt after spending two seasons as a volunteer assistant at Indiana University where he saw the women's team capture consecutive Big 10 Championships (2009 and 2010). While at IU, he aided the men's and women's swimming program in recruiting, coaching and team travel. Crosby also assisted with the IU swim camp for two years.
Crosby is a 2006 graduate of Columbia University where he was a four-year swimming letterwinner. He served as co-captain as a senior and helped lead the Lions to a 22-12 record over the course of his four seasons. Following graduation, he spent two seaons at Allegheny College in Meadville, Pa. as an assistant with the men's and women's swimming programs and was named the interim head coach there in the spring of 2007.
Crosby earned his master's degree in kinesiology at IU. Crosby is married to the former Emily Deering.