Carmel High School Coach, 1991 – 2000
Tony won 2 consecutive boys state titles at Carmel in 1996 & 1997, and 9 consecutive girls state titles while at Carmel, between the school years of 1991 and 2000. Tony is now the Sport Develop Director for Indiana Swimming. Tony Young won 9 consecutive state titles while at Carmel between the school years of 1991-92 and 1999-00. His 9 consecutive titles at Carmel is tied with wrestling coach Mike Goebel of Evansville Mater Dei for the most consecutive state titles at one school in IHSAA history. Tony Young has been hired as the organization’s first Sport Development Director. “Tony is a great asset to our organization, and I look forward to working with him in developing Indiana Swimming as the premier LSC in the country and exploring what we have to offer to our membership,” Executive Director, Lynn Kinstler said. Tony brings a wealth of experience and expertise to Indiana Swimming. For 20 years he coached at Decatur Swim Club in Illinois, Carmel Swim Club, and Carmel High School in Carmel, Indiana. He also coached 10 years at Millikin University while in Decatur, Illinois. Many of his swimmers were nationally ranked and qualified for U.S. Olympic Swimming Trials. Additionally, he was named the NCAA Swimming Coach of the Year (1988), Illinois Swimming, Inc. Coach of the Year (1985-87), Indiana High School Athletic Association Swim Coach of the Year (1995-96), and the National Federation Interscholastic Coaches Association Coach of the Year (1997). Young has also been a member of both the USA Swimming National Team Staff and the Olympic Development Coaching Staff. Since 2001, Tony has been working in conjunction with USA Swimming, the American Swim Coaches Association, and FINA as part of a FINA Solidarity program.